A 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.
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.
A 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.
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.
An 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.
Michael 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.