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Los Angeles

Unlicensed Insurance Agent Accused of Embezzling $500K from Clients

On May 22, 2020, 60-year old Ai Ling Lee, also known as Linda Lee, of Hacienda Heights, was arrested on nine felony counts of grand theft. Lee is the owner

Celebrity News Covid-19

Hollywood producer arrested on federal charges, defrauding coronavirus relief program of millions

Photo: William Sadleir, right Read below the intense and detailed story from Business Insider of a high-placed Hollywood man who apparently went after the easy but illegal buck. The buck stopped with him


Woman, attending court, arrested along with her driver

Photo: Sean Gray and Kelsey Heard The Placer County Sheriff’s Office arrested two people who drove together to court – “On May 13th, 28-year old Kelsey Heard of Rocklin, was


Man tries to defraud VA in overpriced facemask scheme

CBS News tells us about how some people are still trying to take financial advantage of the coronavirus situation – “A Georgia man was arrested on Friday for trying to


Grandparent scams in the age of Coronavirus

Lisa Weintraub Schifferle, an Attorney at the  FTC, Division of Consumer & Business Education, published this blog post about protecting your elderly loved ones from fraud – “Grandma: I’m in

Santa Clara

Santa Clara County fraud suspect arrested

Originally published 3-16-20 via Facebook by the Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office: “Earlier today, Sheriff’s detectives were able to identify and arrest 26-year-old Oscar Gonzalez from San Mateo based on


Suspect Identified in Fake Charity Scam

Photo: scamming suspect Brea Police have positively identified a female suspect who allegedly scammed victims into donating on behalf of a sick child. The Brea Police Department requested assistance from


Santa Rosa fraud suspect hired to work on car allegedly sold it instead

Stock Photo A Santa Rosa man has been arrested on suspicion of fraud after allegedly selling a car he didn’t own to someone else. Police say Suede Lee Barganski (52)

Contra Costa

Woman Arrested and Charged for Filing Fraudulent Insurance Claims

ANTIOCH — A woman has been arrested and charged for filing false insurance claims. If found guilty, she faces up to five years in state prison and a fine up

Contra Costa

Four employees at body repair shops nabbed for fraud

CONTRA COSTA — After an undercover sting operation, four people were arrested and eight felony counts of insurance fraud resulted. Various body repair shops were the targets of the investigation.