Month: October 2020

LA JOBS PORTAL

The LA Jobs Portal was created in response to the economic crisis many Angelenos are experiencing, due to cut hours or job losses as a result of COVID-19. This is a way that people can find help and jobs while adhering to the Safer At Home Orders that have been put into place by Mayor Garcetti …

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Montrose Man Arrested on Wire Fraud Charge that His Adult Entertainment Website Venture Was Million-Dollar Scam

            The feds arrested Patrick Khalafian, 51, on a federal grand jury indictment charging him with defrauding investors out of more than $1 million via an adult entertainment website scam, the Justice Department announced today. The single-count indictment charged him with wire fraud. Khalafian pleaded not guilty to the charge. The indictment alleges that, …

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Inland Empire Man Sentenced to 9 Years in Prison for Leading Crew that Robbed at Least 15 AutoZone Stores at Gunpoint

             Daeon Raishawn Cox, 22, a Riverside an who led a crew that committed at least 15 armed robberies of Inland Empire AutoZone stores, sometimes using an AR-15-style rifle, got sentenced to 108 months in federal prison. Cox pleaded  guilty in July 2019 to one count of conspiracy to interfere with commerce by robbery, and one count of …

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Ex-‘Arsenio Hall Show’ Musical Director Gets Sentenced to Prison for Stealing About $1 Million Intended for Charity Concert

            A federal judge sentenced Robin DiMaggio, 49, the former musical director of “The Arsenio Hall Show” to 27 months in federal prison for embezzling nearly $1 million from a charity concert intended to raise money for children made homeless by wars.             During the summer of 2016, DiMaggio promised to …

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Fake Wounded Marine Who Got VA Benefits Sentenced to Over One Year in Prison

            A federal judge sentenced James Stiles, 43, of Orange County man who falsely held himself out to be a United States Marine Corps combat veteran and two-time Purple Heart recipient to fraudulently obtain veterans’ health care and housing benefits 16 months in federal prison. Stiles also has to pay back $167,234 in restitution for his health care …

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Police Arrest Woman and a Traffic Stop During Which the Police Found Evidence of Identity 

Theft Involving Over $500,000 in COVID-19 Unemployment Relief              The feds arrested Cara Marie Kirk-Connell, 32, of Menifee in Riverside County woman on charges that she defrauded California’s unemployment insurance system by using stolen personal information obtained from the darknet to fraudulently receive more than a half-million dollars in COVID-19 unemployment benefits.  The feds allege thaton September …

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