Category: California – Central District

West Hollywood Man Sentenced to Over 12 Years in Prison for Real Estate Fraud Scheme that Victimized More Than 2,000 Homeowners | USAO-CDCA

          LOS ANGELES – A West Hollywood man was sentenced today to 152 months in federal prison for orchestrating a real estate fraud scheme that victimized more than 2,000 homeowners,…

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Ex-CEO of La Quinta Communications Services Company Sentenced to More Than 2 Years in Prison for Defrauding Lender to Tech Industry | USAO-CDCA

          RIVERSIDE, California – The former CEO of a La Quinta-based communication services company was sentenced today to 27 months in federal prison for fraudulently obtaining $5 million in bank…

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Six Indicted in International Scheme to Defraud Qatari School Founder and then Launder over $1 Million in Illicit Proceeds | USAO-CDCA

            LOS ANGELES – A federal grand jury indictment unsealed this week alleges an elaborate scheme to steal more than $1.1 million from a businessperson attempting to finance the construction…

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San Luis Obispo Man Agrees to Plead Guilty to Bribing County Supervisor to Vote on Issues Affecting His Cannabis Businesses | USAO-CDCA

            LOS ANGELES – Federal prosecutors today filed a criminal information charging a San Luis Obispo man with bribery for paying a county supervisor approximately $32,000 – most of that…

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Art Dealer Arrested on Federal Charges Alleging He Embezzled Funds from Miracle Mile Art Gallery’s Bankruptcy Estate | USAO-CDCA

          LOS ANGELES – A noted art dealer was arrested today on federal charges accusing him of embezzling more than $260,000 from the bankruptcy estate of Ace Gallery, a Miracle…

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West Hollywood Man Found Guilty of Drug Trafficking Charges, Including Giving Methamphetamine to Two Victims Who Died | USAO-CDCA

          LOS ANGELES – A West Hollywood man was found guilty by a federal jury today of nine felonies, including that he provided fatal doses of methamphetamine to two men…

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Interface Rehab to Pay $2 Million to Resolve Allegations It Caused Medicare Submissions for Unnecessary or Unreasonable Services | USAO-CDCA

          LOS ANGELES – Interface Rehab (Interface), headquartered and operating in Orange County, has agreed to pay $2 million to resolve allegations that it violated the False Claims Act by…

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Vineland Boys Gang Member Sentenced to 31 Years in Federal Prison for Racketeering Conspiracy, Attempted Murder of Rival Gangsters | USAO-CDCA

          LOS ANGELES – A member of the San Fernando Valley-based Vineland Boys street gang was sentenced today to 372 months in federal prison for committing multiple felonies, including the…

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Former Union President Sentenced to Over 2 Years in Prison for Embezzling Union Funds, Then Doubling Dues to Continue Fraud | USAO-CDCA

          LOS ANGELES – A former union president was sentenced today to 28 months in federal prison for abusing her leadership position to embezzle union funds – corrupt behavior that…

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Engineer Sentenced to Over 5 Years in Prison for Conspiring to Illegally Export to China Semiconductor Chips with Military Uses | USAO-CDCA

          LOS ANGELES – An electrical engineer who schemed to illegally obtain integrated circuits with military applications that were exported to China without the required filing of electronic export information…

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