LOS ANGELES – The owner a Studio City clinic and a driver for United Parcel Service have been indicted on health care fraud charges related to unnecessary – and sometimes never-performed – sleep studies that resulted in more than $11 million in bills being submitted to health care benefit programs, primarily for employees of UPS and Costco.
Month: December 2017
SANTA ANA, Calif. – A female associate of a criminal street gang was sentenced to 45 years to life in state prison today for murdering a woman by dragging her several blocks on the outside of her car.
SANTA ANA, California – A Mission Viejo man who allegedly bilked his employer out of nearly $1 million by using his consulting company to submit bills for internet marketing services that were not performed has been indicted by a federal grand jury
FULLERTON, Calif. – A man was sentenced to 34 years to life in state prison for forcibly raping and trafficking a 15-year-old girl, then pimping and pandering a woman.
A Canyon Country man who fatally shot a houseguest and then fled to New York was sentenced yesterday to 28 years and four months in state prison, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced.
SACRAMENTO – California Attorney General Xavier Becerra today announced a $13.5 million multistate settlement with pharmaceutical company Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (BIPI) for its deceptive and misleading representation and off-label marketing of its prescription drugs. California will receive $857,000. The settlement resolves allegations that BIPI misled the public about the uses and efficacy of prescription drugs, including Micardis, Aggrenox, Atrovent, and Combivent.
SANTA ANA, Calif. – A drunken driver was charged with murdering two University of California, Irvine (UCI) graduates and a UCI student, as well as injuring a fourth student, in a high-speed collision after running a red light in Irvine.
A 22-year-old man has been charged with leading police on a pursuit and later crashing into a landscaper walking on Pacific Coast Highway, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced.
SANTA ANA, Calif. – A pregnant mother of four is scheduled to be arraigned today and faces 26 years to life in prison for torturing 15-month-old twins in her care, resulting in multiple bone fractures and bleeding in the brain.
FULLERTON, Calif. – The former city manager of Fullerton pleaded guilty today to reckless driving involving alcohol on election night in 2016.