Month: February 2018

OCDA FILES CONSUMER PROTECTION LAWSUIT AGAINST COMPANIES THAT FAILED TO PAY OVER $200,000 IN PREVAILING WAGES AND TAXES ON OC FAIR PROJECT

SANTA ANA, Calif. – Orange County District Attorney (OCDA) Tony Rackauckas filed a civil lawsuit yesterday, Feb. 20, 2018, against a family of companies and their officers for failing to pay over $200,000 in prevailing wages and taxes on a project at the Orange County Fairgrounds. AWI Builders, Inc., Construction Contractors Corporation (CCC), TOSC Inc., Zhirayr “Robert” Mekikyan, Anna Mekikyan, and Tigran Oganesian are named as defendants.

Attorney General Becerra Announces Arrest of L.A. Man for Possessing Illegal Firearms, Including Assault-Style Weapons

LOS ANGELES – California Attorney General Xavier Becerra today announced that special agents from the California Department of Justice’s (Cal DOJ) Division of Law Enforcement removed 28 firearms from an individual who is legally barred from owning weapons and who is listed in the Armed Prohibited Persons System (APPS) database.

Attorney General Becerra: Mathesons Sentenced after Embezzling Funds from Families of High School Students

SACRAMENTO – California Attorney General Xavier Becerra and San Diego County District Attorney Summer Stephan announced today that a Florida couple has been sentenced to two years in jail and ordered to pay back $69,609 in restitution after being indicted last October on multiple counts related to a cancelled high school band trip to Japan. At today’s sentencing in San Diego Superior Court, the Court also retained jurisdiction to order, if appropriate, additional restitution. Sixty-eight victims were identified in the indictment, and another seven victims were named in a complaint that was filed after the grand jury proceedings.

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