Authorities say a Lake Elsinore man has been sentenced to one year in jail after pleading guilty to embezzling tens of thousands of dollars from a Santa Ana church.
The Department of Consumer Affairs has recorded several complaints from consumers who received phony letters in the mail that look like official government documents.
State Treasurer Bill Lockyer is calling for a review of state pension fund investments connected to a company that manufactures firearms – including a type of rifle used in the Connecticut school shootings.
Authorities say the treasurer of a local youth football league embezzled more than $35,000 from the non-profit group.
A police officer, who was once called a hero, was in an Orange County jail Thursday night, accused of stealing money from a police charity.
The state has made a deal for a short-term bridge loan of $5 billion from private investors in case the U.S. federal government defaults on its debt.