Ex-Calif. Man Convicted Of US Navy Battery Swindle Federal prosecutors say Didier De Nier was convicted Wednesday of conspiracy and wire fraud. His wife previously pleaded guilty to conspiracy.
Irvine Woman To Serve Time For Defrauding Nuns Out Of $285KA 59-year-old woman found guilty of defrauding a group of Roman Catholic Sisters was sentenced Friday.
Ex-Money Manager To Be Sentenced For Helping Lover Steal From Chargers' Dwight FreeneyThe former money manager for San Diego Charger’s star Dwight Freeney will be sentenced Tuesday for helping her lover steal about $53,000 from her client’s debit card.
Calif. Doc Gets 14-Year Term For Promising Cancer CureA Los Angeles doctor was sentenced Friday to 14 years in federal prison for bilking patients out of more than $1 million by promising them that an herbal supplement she hawked could cure late-stage cancer and other diseases.
2 Plead Guilty In International Web Car-Selling Scheme Federal prosecutors say two Europeans have pleaded guilty to running an Internet scam where they sold non-existent cars to American victim to bank more than $4 million.
Former ICE Agent Sentenced For Defrauding Government Out Of $500KA former Immigration and Customs Enforcement agent was sentenced Friday to two years in prison for defrauding the government out of hundreds of thousands of dollars in illegal salary and benefits.
2 Arrested In $2 Million Movie Ad Scheme Two Southern California men have been indicted for allegedly defrauding Lionsgate Entertainment out of $2 million in a kickback scheme involving the purchases of cardboard advertising displays.
Vintage Wine Collector Faces Federal Charges Of FraudAn influential vintage wine collector has been charged with fraudulently obtaining millions of dollars in loans and trying to sell $1.3 million in counterfeit French Burgundy.
UCLA Researcher Pleads Not Guilty To Wire FraudMichael D. Pottenger of Santa Monica, Calif., has pleaded not guilty to five counts of wire fraud in a federal case alleging he accepted a grant of nearly $100,000 that he wasn't eligible to receive.