Category: California – Central District

O.C. Man Sentenced to 6 Years in Federal Prison for Pimping and Opening Fire on Bystanders While He Was on Supervised Release | USAO-CDCA

          SANTA ANA, California – An Irvine man has been sentenced to 72 months in federal prison for – while on supervised release for committing a prior federal felony –…

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Three Central Coast Health Care Providers Agree to Pay $22.5 Million for Alleged False Claims to Medi-Cal Program | USAO-CDCA

          LOS ANGELES – Pursuant to two settlements announced today, several Central Coast health care providers have agreed to pay a total of $22.5 million to resolve allegations that they…

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Rapper Who Boasted in Music Video About Committing COVID Fraud Sentenced to Over 6 Years in Prison on Fraud, Gun and Drug Crimes | USAO-CDCA

          LOS ANGELES – A rapper who boasted in a YouTube music video about getting rich quickly by scamming a COVID relief program was sentenced today to 77 months in…

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Lawyer Michael Avenatti Sentenced to 14 Years in Federal Prison for Stealing Millions of Dollars from Clients and Tax Fraud | USAO-CDCA

          SANTA ANA, California – Suspended plaintiffs’ lawyer Michael John Avenatti was sentenced today to 168 months in federal prison for stealing millions of dollars from his clients – one…

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Los Angeles Man Found Guilty of Stealing More Than $150,000 and Attempting to Steal Nearly $1.9 Million More in COVID Business Loans | USAO-CDCA

          LOS ANGELES – A downtown Los Angeles man was found guilty today by a jury of federal criminal charges for fraudulently obtaining more than $150,000 – and attempted to…

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Convicted Felon Who Repeatedly Attacked Planned Parenthood Clinic with BB Guns and Possessed Multiple Firearms Agrees to Plead Guilty | USAO-CDCA

          LOS ANGELES – In court documents filed this morning, an Inland Empire man admitted firing BB guns at the Planned Parenthood facility in Pasadena nearly a dozen times and…

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Owner of Trucking Companies Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison for Conspiracy in Fatal Tanker Explosion, Tax Evasion and COVID Fraud | USAO-CDCA

          LOS ANGELES – The owner of several Inland Empire-based trucking companies was sentenced today to 120 months in federal prison for ordering the illegal repair of a tanker that…

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Murrieta Man Sentenced to 5 Years in Prison for Misusing COVID-Relief Business Loans on Personal Expenses Such as Luxury Cars | USAO-CDCA

          LOS ANGELES – A Riverside County man was sentenced today to 60 months in federal prison for using hundreds of thousands of dollars from the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP)…

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Carson Man Sentenced to More Than 18 Years in Federal Prison for Making Sexually Explicit Videos of 15-Year-Old Victim | USAO-CDCA

          LOS ANGELES – A South Bay man who – along with three other accomplices – victimized a 15-year-old girl by creating sexually explicit videos of her has been sentenced…

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