Month: December 2017

Attorney General Becerra: Stockton Lawyer Pleads Guilty to Defrauding Immigrant Families

STOCKTON – California Attorney General Xavier Becerra today announced that defendant Yehlen “Mary” Dorothea Brooks pled guilty to 15 felony counts of grand theft for defrauding immigrant clients seeking citizenship. The defendant entered her guilty plea in San Joaquin County Superior Court for an expected five-year split sentence to be served locally. Under the terms of the plea agreement, Brooks agreed to pay a total of $371,709 in restitution to the victims.

No. 3 Defendant in RICO Indictment Targeting Northeast L.A. Gang Coalition Overseen by Mexican Mafia Admits Guilt to Federal Charges

LOS ANGELES – A Northeast Los Angeles gang member who was one of the top figures in a conspiracy that united three rival gangs under the authority of a Mexican Mafia member pleaded guilty today to federal charges and admitted being an active narcotics trafficker who worked to further the goals of the criminal enterprise.

Attorney General Becerra Files Suit Against Janitorial Subcontracting Company for Wage Theft and Violating Tax Laws

SACRAMENTO – California Attorney General Xavier Becerra today filed suit against One Source Facility Solution (One Source), a janitorial subcontracting company based in Orange County, and the company’s Chief Executive Officer, Dilip Joshi. One Source employs janitorial workers to clean retail establishments across California, including Ross Dress-for-Less, dd’s Discount, JoAnn’s Fabrics, Burlington Coat Factory, and Toys R Us, among other stores. In the lawsuit filed today, Attorney General Becerra alleges that One Source failed to pay workers the minimum wage, underreported payroll taxes, and provided false payroll information to its workers’ compensation insurance carrier. One Source is a subcontractor for USM, Inc., a nationwide facilities management company.

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