Day: January 7, 2020

Twice Deported Belzean National, Who is Already Serving Time in Prison, Faces Federal Illegal Entry Charges

      A twice-deported Belizean national, Akeem Garnett, 37, a.k.a. “Akeen Dean Garnett” and “Emerson Edmund Hewitt,” who most recently lived in Beverly Hills, and who currently is serving a nine-year sentence in a California prison for a domestic violence-related conviction was charged today with one felony count of illegal re-entry into the United States following …

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Bank Robber Gets Seven Years in Federal Prison for Armed Bank Robberies in Long Beach, SLO County

               A federal judge sentenced Dino Tabar Trias, 45, of Bakersfield, to 84 months in federal prison for robbing banks in Long Beach and San Luis Obispo County while he brandished what appeared to be a handgun at the tellers. He also has to repay $4,001 to the banks. Trias …

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Ex Doctor Gets 2 Years in Federal Prison for Defrauding Medicare and Illegally Prescribing Opioid Drugs

            A federal judge sentenced ex-doctor Kumar, 56, of Encino to 24 months in federal prison for engaging in a multi-faceted Medicare fraud scheme, and also for illegal prescribing thousands of opioid painkillers and muscle relaxants.Ex-Dr. Kumar also has to pay $1 million, consisting including $509,365 in restitution, $494,900 in asset …

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Too little or too much time? Orange County Woman Gets 15 Months in Prison for Stealing Disabled and Elderly People’s Social Security Benefits

     A federal judge sentenced Rowena Isabel Lokeni, 36, of Garden Grove, a former Social Security Administration (SSA) employee who stole more than $176,000 in Social Security Benefits to 15 months in federal prison.  She also has to repay $176,015 to the SSA. Lokeni pleaded guilty to one count of wire fraud. She resigned from the …

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