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Mortgage Fraud Leads to 8.5 Year Sentence

October 6, 2013 8:50 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

White collar crime often takes years to investigate, and sometimes even longer to propagate, but when the sentence comes down it often leads to serious consequences. In San Diego, a woman who allegedly masterminded a nine-figure mortgage fraud scheme was


Dozens Arrested in Massive Identity Theft Scheme

September 26, 2013 5:29 pm Published by 3 Comments

Federal law enforcement agents have arrested dozens of people in what they claim is a rather large and bold identity theft scheme. According to federal investigators, 22 people have been arrested in a sweep that occurred today in Los Angeles,


24 IRS Employees Indicted on Fraud, Theft Charges

April 17, 2013 6:24 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

As many as 24 current and former government employees have been charged with stealing government benefits. The United States attorney’s office in Memphis, Tennessee said the 24 people charged were all former employees of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), the


Three Arrested for Compton Hate Crimes

January 26, 2013 2:44 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Two men and a teenaged boy have been arrested by local police after allegedly committing hate crimes. According to reports, a group of Latino males repeatedly harassed and even physically attacked an African American family that had recently moved into


Recent Federal Crimes in Los Angeles

August 27, 2012 4:23 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Los Angeles has seen two major federal crimes come to light lately, which have shocked the surrounding communities. A man from New Hampshire was arrested by U.S. Marshals after fleeing to Los Angeles. The man, Robert Joseph Manship, was wanted


Granada Hills Man Arrested for Forgery

August 9, 2012 9:15 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

A Granada Hills man was arrested by local and federal law enforcement agents this week on suspicion of selling fake identification documents. Otto Escobar was reportedly taken into custody in West Hollywood after a search of his home, his vehicle


Former Glendale Councilman Charged With Embezzling

May 8, 2012 9:12 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

A former Glendale city councilman was indicted this week on 28 felony criminal charges stemming from allegation that he embezzled over $800,000 from the popular Montrose Farmers Market, laundered the money through his own bank account and filed false financial


Former Mayor of Upland Pleads Guilty to Bribery

April 29, 2012 9:58 am Published by Leave your thoughts

The former mayor of Upland in San Bernardino County has pleaded guilty to bribery charges this past Thursday. John Pomierski reportedly admitted to accepting $5,000 in exchange for helping a local business get the proper permits to open its doors.