Category: California – Central District

Rhode Island Man Allegedly Swindled Victims Who Thought They Were Investing in Las Vegas Show Based on ‘Magic Mike’ Films | USAO-CDCA

          LOS ANGELES – A Rhode Island man was arrested this morning on federal charges alleging that he defrauded investors out of more than $4.2 million in connection with “Magic…

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Orange County Man Agrees to Plead Guilty to Tax Evasion for Failing to Report Interest from Millions of Dollars in Foreign Bank Accounts | USAO-CDCA

            SANTA ANA, California – A South Korean national who lives in Orange County has been charged with tax evasion for failing to report on a federal income tax return…

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Former Santa Maria Resident Sentenced to Three Months in Federal Prison for Shooting Elephant Seal to Death | USAO-CDCA

          LOS ANGELES – A former resident of Santa Barbara County was sentenced today to three months in federal prison for fatally shooting a northern elephant seal on a beach…

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Ex-L.A. Sheriff’s Deputy Sentenced to Seven Years in Federal Prison for Leading $2 Million Armed Robbery of Marijuana Warehouse | USAO-CDCA

          LOS ANGELES – A former Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputy was sentenced today to 84 months in federal prison for orchestrating and leading a $2 million armed robbery –…

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3 Inland Empire Women Arrested on Charges of Illegally Obtaining COVID-Related Unemployment Benefits in Names of Prison Inmates | USAO-CDCA

            RIVERSIDE, California – Federal authorities this week arrested three Inland Empire residents on fraud charges alleging they used information belonging to California state prison inmates to file for pandemic-related…

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Inland Empire Woman Sentenced to Over 3 Years in Prison for Using Stolen Identities to Fraudulently Obtain Over $500,000 in COVID Relief | USAO-CDCA

          LOS ANGELES – A Riverside County woman was sentenced today to 37 months in federal prison for fraudulently obtaining more than $500,000 in COVID-19-related unemployment benefits by using the…

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Grand Jury Indicts Huntington Park Man in Alleged Three-Month Robbery Spree Targeting 15 Trader Joe’s Grocery Stores | USAO-CDCA

          LOS ANGELES – A federal grand jury today named a Huntington Park man in a 21-count indictment that accuses him of robbing 15 Trader Joe’s stores throughout Southern California…

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Ex-Accounting Manager Sentenced to 10½ Years in Prison for Embezzling More Than $36 Million from Internet Company | USAO-CDCA

          LOS ANGELES – A former accounting manager for a Los Angeles firm was sentenced today to 126 months in federal prison for embezzling more than $36 million from his…

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Federal Immigration Official Originally from Nigeria Charged with Illegally Obtaining U.S. Citizenship under Fake Identity | USAO-CDCA

          SANTA ANA, California – An immigration services officer with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services was arrested this morning in Maryland on a federal charge that alleges he obtained U.S….

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