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Judge Dismisses Fraud Claim of Kevin Costner’s Name Being Taken Off of Film

April 7, 2017

April 7, 2017

A judge Thursday dismissed a claim for fraud that was part of a lawsuit in which Kevin Costner alleges a...

Local Man Expected to Plead Guilty of Federal Fraud Charges

February 13, 2017

February 13, 2017

A South Los Angeles man is expected to plead guilty Monday to federal fraud charges for operating a lottery scam...

FBI Raids Celerity Charter School Network

February 7, 2017

February 7, 2017

Federal agents assisted in the raid of a network of Los Angeles charter schools on Jan. 25, as part of...

22-Year-Old Man Sentenced to 21 Years For Role in Insurance Fraud

October 19, 2016

October 19, 2016

A 22-year-old man was sentenced Wednesday to 21 years in state prison for his role as an accomplice in a...

Man Faces Prison After Conning Churches in Multi-Million Dollar Mortgage Fraud Scheme

August 22, 2016

August 22, 2016

A Los Angeles man who used his job in a bank to help a co-defendant con churches into participating in...

Former HBO Manager Pleads Guilty to Stealing $1 Million From Network

March 11, 2016

March 11, 2016

A former manager in HBO’s Talent Relations Department pleaded guilty yesterday to stealing about $1 million from the network by...

Former HBO Manager Agrees to Plead Guilty to Federal Fraud, Tax Charges

January 28, 2016

January 28, 2016

A former manager in HBO’s Talent Relations Department agreed to plead guilty to federal charges alleging she stole about $1...

DWP Warns of Imposters Demanding Immediate Payment of Bill

June 6, 2014

June 6, 2014

A Dept. of Water and Power (DWP) official warned of a recent spate of “imposters” pressuring customers into making immediate...

Malibu Man, 3 Others Charged in Movie Investment Fraud Probe

June 6, 2014

June 6, 2014

Three men were arrested on June 5 and a fourth has agreed to surrender for their roles in an alleged...