Fraud is a Crime: Spotting Scams that Target Vulnerable Seniors
Month: January 2018
Charges were unsealed today against a government contractor following his arrest in St. Louis, Missouri, for his role in allegedly carrying out a $2.6 million scheme to defraud at least 35 subcontractors located across the United States.
SANTA ANA, Calif. – A man was charged with attempted murder and arson for setting fire to a tent with a homeless man and woman inside in Santa Ana.
SANTA ANA, California – A former member of the Planning Commission for the City of Westminster was sentenced today to 18 months in federal prison for taking a $15,000 bribe to help a person obtain a liquor license.
A La Puente man was charged today with setting fires at multiple houses of worship, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced.
A disbarred attorney was convicted today of stealing thousands of dollars from clients over a span of two years, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced.
SACRAMENTO – California Attorney General Xavier Becerra announced that defendant Mark Feigin has pled to two misdemeanor charges involving harassing electronic communication to an Islamic center and attempts to dissuade a law enforcement officer from testifying against him. The defendant entered the plea in the Los Angeles Superior Court. Sentencing in this case is scheduled for May 1, 2018.
A 27-year-old man was sentenced yesterday to 23 years to life in state prison for sexually abusing a young female family member, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced today.
A 23-year-old man was found guilty today of killing a mother and her young daughter outside their home in Long Beach two years ago, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced.
The Department of Justice today filed a Statement of Interest in Young America’s Foundation and Berkeley College Republicans v. Janet Napolitano. The plaintiffs, Berkeley College Republicans (BCR) and Young America’s Foundation (YAF), allege that the University of California, Berkeley, enforced a double standard when applied to free speech. BCR alleges that UC Berkeley applied a more rigorous and highly discretionary set of rules to their organization compared to other campus groups, especially with respect to “high-profile” campus speakers.