The Christmas season is off to a shaky start on the Westside after three men were arrested for allegedly posing as charity workers and collecting donations at the Santa Monica Promenade.
A 15-year-old boy who sold his laptop on Craigslist to help his family was given hundreds of dollars in counterfeit cash in return.
An 81-year-old waitress from Glendale was forced to put her retirement on hold after scammers conned her out of her life savings.
Federal prosecutors say a Los Angeles doctor has been convicted for health care fraud after submitting about $1 million in bills for tests that were never performed on patients.
Police are searching for a two people who swindled an elderly woman out of $6,000 by selling fake diamonds to her.
The Beverly Hills Police Department is warning the public Friday to be on guard against scam artists who prey on seniors by posing as youthful relatives in desperate need of emergency funds.
A Chino man was being investigated for allegedly writing massive bogus checks after claiming to be a multi-millionaire dying of cancer, according to police.
A transient father-daughter duo faced theft and conspiracy charges on Tuesday after convincing a mentally impaired man he had won the lottery.
A text message offering a $1,000 Walmart gift card is hitting cell phones across the country.
A Los Angeles woman has been sentenced to five years in state prison for using the Internet to scam people out of security deposits for rental properties.
Sunmee Kim is accused of meeting men through Koreancupid.com and then at some point forcing a confrontation and alleging domestic violence.
Criminals posing as fire inspectors may target Los Angeles County business owners in a scam reportedly occurring throughout California.
The LAPD Tuesday busted three people, who were allegedly preying on apartment hunters using Craigslist.
The Los Angeles Police Department is warning seniors who live in the Granada Hills area about a telephone scam.
Pat Huddleston is CEO of Investor’s Watchdog LLC, an investment fraud investigation agency. He stopped by KCAL9 Tuesday to talk about protecting your money.