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.
Several longtime friends of a Coto de Caza financial planner told an Orange County judge Friday how he stole their retirement money as he looted a total of about $2.8 million from 33 victims.
Federal authorities raided Los Angeles-area pharmacies Thursday, arresting 16 people in an alleged $18 million scheme to defraud Medicare that included the recruitment of veterans, homeless people, the poor and elderly.
Homeowners in the San Fernando Valley are being warned about fire official impersonators who may be knocking on doors claiming to inspect homes.
The DEA has reportedly received numerous complaints from victims over the last year involving threats of prosecution for prescriptions purchased online.
Online crooks — supposedly selling used-car buyers a “protection program” — are using a phony Kelley Blue Book website to dupe customers.
Officials are warning the public about two Northern California women who have been spotted in San Diego County asking for donations to cover the cost of an infant funeral.
Police said the crooks appear to be preying on mostly older people who regularly mail-order prescription drugs.
An official-looking letter claiming the recipient has won $500,000 has been distributed nationwide with a fraudulent “check” in the amount of $5,000 from Readers Digest.