LOS ANGELES – A Riverside woman who was the controller at a Fontana-based metal forging company was sentenced this morning to one year and one day in federal prison for embezzling more than $1.5 million from her employer.
Month: January 2018
A Santa Clarita man has been sentenced to 13 years and eight months in state prison for purposely driving a pickup truck off a cliff with his 68-year-old father aboard, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced today.
Drs. Aytac Apaydin and Stephen Worsham, urologists based in Northern California, will pay $1.085 million to resolve allegations that they submitted and caused the submission of false claims to Medicare for image guided radiation therapy (IGRT) that was referred and billed in violation of the physician self-referral law (commonly known as the “Stark Law”) and the Anti-Kickback Statute, the Department of Justice announced. Drs. Apaydin and Worsham own and operate Salinas Valley Urology Associates (SVUA) in Salinas, California. They also owned Advance Radiation Oncology Center (AROC), located in Salinas, California, which dissolved in 2016. IGRT is used to treat patients who are diagnosed with cancer, including prostate cancer patients.
LOS ANGELES – A Monterey Park man has been sentenced to five months in federal prison after pleading guilty to a smuggling charge stemming from the seizure of three king cobras hidden in potato chip canisters.
SANTA ANA, Calif. – A man was convicted today of special circumstances murder for the drive-by shooting of a man on the 91 Freeway.
LOS ANGELES – A former employee of the Glendale City Attorney’s Office has been sentenced to 15 months in federal prison after she admitted embezzling nearly $700,000 in a scheme that used false documents to make it appear the money was being used to pay civil claims against the city.
LOS ANGELES – A federal jury has convicted a Monrovia man for his role in an international money laundering organization that conspired to move millions of dollars in proceeds for narcotics traffickers that included the Sinaloa Cartel.
Federal authorities arrested Yi-Chi Shih, 62, and Kiet Ahn Mai, 63, on Jan. 19, on federal charges that allege a scheme to illegally obtain technology and integrated circuits with military applications that were exported to a Chinese company without the required export license.
SANTA ANA, Calif. – A drunken driver was sentenced to 15 years to life in state prison on Friday for murdering a mother of three after driving into oncoming traffic and crashing head-on into her minivan in Mission Viejo.
A 58-year-old man was sentenced today to more than four decades in state prison for molesting five boys between 2000 and 2007, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced.