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.
A Southland man is behind bars on Tuesday for uploading videos of an elaborate marijuana growing operation that ultimately led investigators to an even bigger moneymaking scheme.
A former Los Angeles County social worker has been sentenced to nearly four years in prison for filing federal tax returns in the names of 197 people in an effort to snare $2 million in refunds.
Two men have been arrested in Las Vegas for allegedly selling bogus “all access” wristbands to the sold-old Electric Daisy Carnival.
A Laguna Hills woman is accused of ripping off five students for more than $260,000 in a fraudulent loan scheme.
At least 18 people have been charged in two separate indictments stemming from charges that they mislead investors in a $27 million scheme — much of which went directly into their pockets.
The program — which is being rolled in seven U.S. cities — is focused on curbing the victimization of millions of immigrants working to become U.S. citizens.
It turns out “saving the earth” may be costing local businesses millions of dollars.
If you’re a customer of banks like JPMorgan Chase & Co., and retailers like Best Buy Co. or Walgreen Co., be on the lookout for a new email scam likely headed your way.
The owner of a Southern California medical supply company has been sentenced to nearly five years in prison for Medicare fraud in an unneeded electric wheelchair scam.
Ten people have been indicted on federal charges for running a $1.5 million California-based Nigerian e-mail scam targeting mostly elderly people.
The state hopes to recover hundreds of thousands of dollars ripped off from local African-American churches.
The state is suing four people over an alleged church scam involving a computer-kiosk leasing scheme.
Deputies say more inmates are hoping to dupe innocent victims into footing their bill for their phone calls.
Two suspects are behind bars Tuesday for allegedly attempting to swindle a 93-year-old woman in Pasadena.