LOS ANGELES – A Lynwood woman who dropped out of law school – but who later allegedly stole the identity and bar license number of a New York attorney – surrendered herself last night on federal charges that accuse her of filing immigration petitions on behalf of foreign nationals who believed she was a legitimate lawyer.
Month: September 2017
SANTA ANA, Calif. – A man was convicted today of kidnapping, forcibly raping, and sodomizing a 14-year-old girl and attempting to kidnap three other victims ages 11 to 16 with the intent to commit a sex offense.
SANTA ANA, Calif. – A man was charged with special circumstances murder during attempted rape after the 68-year-old victim died due to injuries sustained in the assault.
LOS ANGELES – A federal grand jury today returned an indictment that alleges the former head of Santa Monica-based ServiceMesh, Inc. paid bribes to former IT executives at Commonwealth Bank of Australia to approve millions of dollars in contracts that inflated ServiceMesh revenues and fraudulently caused Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC) to pay a nearly $100 million incentive bonus as part of CSC’s purchase of the cloud software company.
The Justice Department announced today that Westlake Services LLC and its subsidiary, Wilshire Consumer Capital LLC, have agreed to pay $760,788 to resolve allegations that the companies violated the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (“SCRA”) by repossessing 70 vehicles owned by SCRA-protected servicemembers without first obtaining the required court orders.
LOS ANGELES – A Walnut resident has been arrested on federal charges of making a hoax threat by falsely reporting to airline and law enforcement officials that an acquaintance of his planned to blow up an airplane and posed a threat to the United States.
LOS ANGELES – A federal grand jury has returned three indictments charging a total of three individuals and two companies with engaging in the unlawful trading of live corals that are protected by an international treaty known as the Convention on the International Trade of Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES).
An off-duty Los Angeles police officer has been charged with assaulting three men in El Segundo last year, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced.
A woman was sentenced Wednesday to 13 years in prison for kidnapping the three young children of her murdered half-sister, whose body was found last year in northern Los Angeles County.
SANTA ANA, Calif. – A second striker was convicted and sentenced to 44 years and four months in state prison for forcibly raping a woman who offered to give him a ride home from the grocery store.