Two Pasadena Department of Public Works executives were fired after nearly $6.5 million were embezzled from a fund they oversaw, it was announced Tuesday.
Following Friday’s arrest, Marvin Caukin of Calabasas was held without bail after he made an initial appearance in federal court on charges of identity theft and conspiracies to launder money and commit mail fraud.
A former yacht broker pleaded not guilty Tuesday to stealing more than $1.5 million from dozens of victims in an alleged fraud scheme.
Four suspects in Orange County are facing burglary and other charges in an alleged counterfeiting scheme involving gift cards, police said Wednesday.
A Los Angeles-area mother and a family friend have pleaded not guilty to hiring a hit man to kill her daughter’s boyfriend.
Federal investigators on Thursday asked the public for help in finding a San Gabriel man who admitted to defrauding homeowners out of as much as $11 million in three separate fraud schemes.
Two San Fernando Valley men were sentenced to federal prison time for swindling investors, including friends, associates and members of one of the men’s church.
A former fifth overall pick from CSULA has agreed to plead guilty to a karaoke scheme in which he failed to report over $600,000 in sales.
Jodie Foster’s estranged father was sentenced Friday to five years in jail for defrauding dozens of low-income homebuyers.
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.
A Southern California investment adviser has pleaded guilty to securities fraud for bilking elderly residents in a $6 million Ponzi scheme.
A Seal Beach woman was arrested Friday for impersonating an FBI agent while conducting a fraudulent real estate scheme.
A nearly four-year prison sentence has been ordered for a man who posed as a Hollywood producer and fleeced investors out of $3.4 million for a phony show about the Department of Homeland Security.
A West Covina woman who promised investors up to 20 percent returns on their money has pleaded guilty in a nearly $7 million real estate and small business Ponzi scheme.
Two doctors and a clinic owner have been charged in Los Angeles with a multi-million-dollar scheme to recruit mentally ill homeless patients for unnecessary treatments.