Santa Ana Police Officer, Steven Lopez, Pleads Guilty To Federal Bribery ChargeA Santa Ana police officer pleaded guilty Wednesday to accepting $128,000 in bribes from a person who was seeking to obstruct law enforcement activities against his illegally operating businesses in Orange County.
Real Estate Developer Accused Of Pay-To-Play SchemeA real estate developer -- whose $72 million apartment complex in the Harbor Gateway area was approved three years ago by the Los Angeles City Council -- was charged Friday, along with his secretary, with using straw donors to funnel tens of thousands of dollars to the campaigns of more than a half-dozen local politicians.
Ex-Immigration Services Officer Sentenced For Taking BribesProsecutors say a former immigration services officer has been sentenced to more than two years in prison for taking tens of thousands of dollars in bribes to falsely declare that immigrants had met citizenship requirements.
Former State Senator Ron Calderon Of Montebello Pleads Guilty To Federal Mail FraudCalderon admitted to taking thousands of dollars in bribes, according to a plea agreement. He'll be sentenced in September.
Lawmaker Yee's Lawyer Questions FBI Investigation A lawyer for a California state senator charged last week with accepting bribes and gun trafficking on Monday challenged the three-year FBI investigation that led to the arrest.
LA County Sheriff’s Deputy Arrested On Suspicion Of Rape, Soliciting BribesA Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy was arrested Monday on suspicion of rape and soliciting bribes, among other crimes, according to authorities.
Seal Beach Jail Guard Convicted For Taking Cash, iPad As BribesA former detention center officer at the Seal Beach City Jail was sentenced to two years in state prison for accepting bribes, including cash and an iPad, in exchange for allowing an inmate contraband and prohibited visitor contact.
Upland's Former Mayor Pleads Guilty To Federal Bribery ChargeThe ex-mayor of Upland has pleaded guilty to a federal bribery charge in Riverside for accepting a $5,000 payment in exchange for helping a business obtain a permit from the city.
Sheriff's Custody Assistant Arrested For Trying To Bring Cocaine Into Men's Central JailAuthorities say they’ve arrested one of their own for trying to distribute cocaine in Men’s Central Jail.
Jail Guard Accused Of Accepting iPad, Monetary Bribes From InmateA Seal Beach city jail guard accused of accepting bribes from an inmate is scheduled to be arraigned Wednesday.
Corruption Probe At LA Building Department ExpandedCity officials have expanded a corruption investigation at the Los Angeles building department, a month after two employees were arrested for allegedly accepting thousands of dollars in bribes to approve construction work without conducting inspections.
Former Deputy Gets 20 Years For Soliciting Bribes, Sexual FavorsA former San Bernardino County sheriff's deputy has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for soliciting bribes and sexual favors from women he stopped.