Alleged Romance Scammer From Orange County ArrestedFederal authorities have arrested an Irvine resident on fraud charges that were unsealed Wednesday to reveal allegations he stole more than $1 million from at least 10 victims in Southern California -- some of whom he developed romantic relationships with -- and used the personal information of some to obtain credit.
LA County Officials Warn Homeowners To Beware Of People Claiming To Be Property Tax CollectorsThe fake tax collector has been coming to homeowners doors and claiming that property taxes must be paid in person because the COVID-19 pandemic has closed county offices to the public.
DA Warns Of Census Scam Asking For Personal InformationLos Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey warned Friday that scammers are sending emails claiming to be U.S. Census Bureau representatives asking for Social Security information and bank account and credit card account numbers.
LA District Attorney Issues Fraud Alert As Suspected Scammers 'Try To Cash In On Pandemic'According to the D.A., individuals are posing as health authorities from the World Health Organization and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as part of an email phishing scam.
LASD Searching For Pair Who Scammed Elderly Woman Out Of $4KSheriff's deputies in Norwalk are searching for two con artists who they said have been scamming elderly shoppers out of thousands of dollars.
Parents Of Sick Baby Scammed On CraigslistMarc and Jo Anna Jones thought buying a home was the answer to a prayer to be closer to the Children's Hospital of Orange County. They would soon learn it was a craigslist scam.
New Phony Contract Scam Takes Aim At Reality TV Stars And Their WalletsIt all sounds too good to be true. And as it turns out, it is.
New Scam Targets Bank Card Holders With Fraudulent Activity NoticesAbout 24 million Americans fall victim to phone scams each year, and an elaborate new con has people believing their bank is preventing a problem when in reality it's a criminal looking to steal money.
Scam Targets Animal Lovers With Pictures Of Pets In SheltersThe Los Angeles District Attorney's Office is warning people of a scam that targets animal lovers.
San Fernando Valley Residents Warned About LADWP Imposters"They didn't look official. They were just wearing their yellow vests. One was wearing a hard hat. The other was wearing a cap," says Sam Cividanis.
3 Charged In Stock Market Investment ScamA 19-year-old woman and two men in their twenties were arrested at their Rancho Cucamonga apartment after being accused of running an Instagram scam where they promised to double people's money in the stock exchange.
Brides Warn Of Wedding Scam After Venue Reservations DisappearBrides in the Los Angeles area are warning of a wedding company scamming couples and leaving them without a venue.
'Brainiac' Who FBI Says Was Hired To Take Tests For Rich Kids RevealedHarvard-educated and a former tennis pro, Mark Riddell could ace the SAT or ACT the feds allege.
Scam Targets Husbands: 'I Know What Secrets You're Hiding From Your Wife'The victim is told the money must be received within nine days and the scammer even includes a “how-to” guide on paying with bitcoin.
Pediatrician, Husband Accused Of Replacing Bar Codes In Self-Checkout Scam At TargetA Los Angeles pediatrician and her husband face grand theft and conspiracy charges for allegedly working together in a string of thefts at local Target stores.