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Los Angeles

Organized fraud ring sentenced to prison for staging auto collisions

Originally published as an SIU E-Blast. Novemeber 24, 2021 –  “LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles residents Victor Valle-Diaz, 55, Eduardo Retana, 25, and Ausencio Gomez, 46, were sentenced to serve in state


Santa Rosa Police: Fraud, identity theft suspect had personal documents of more than 100 victims

Above: Daniel McRae booking photo | Santa Rosa PD Santa Rosa police have announced the arrest of a man suspected of numerous counts of fraud and identity theft, among other

Contra Costa

Danville Company Executives Allegedly Defraud Tennessee Valley Authority

DANVILLE —Two executives of a Danville-based software company are accused of defrauding the Tennessee Valley Authority. Both men were arrested earlier this month in Contra Costa County by U.S. Marshals.


Suspects Face Felony Charges in Workers’ Compensation Insurance Scheme

OAKLAND — Three persons face numerous felony charges involving workers’ compensation insurance fraud and painting contracting companies. The allegations date back as far as 2015. The alleged scheme defrauded insurance


Additional felony charges filed against OC insurance agents in $10 million securities fraud scheme

Originally published as an SIU E-Blast –  “ORANGE, Calif. — Additional felony charges have been filed against Robert Andrew Lotter, 64, of Newport Beach, and Charles Albert Major, 72, of Irvine,


Visalia business owner arraigned in $2.5 million workers’ compensation fraud scheme

Originally published as an SIU E-Blast – Department of Insurance investigation revealed underreported wages by private security and insurance businesses FRESNO, Calif. — Zachary Navo, 38, of Visalia, was arraigned yesterday


Former Camarillo insurance agent arraigned on 21 felony counts for allegedly stealing more than $1 million from clients

Originally published as an SIU E-Blast –  “VENTURA, Calif. — Former insurance agent Steven Gordon, 67, of Camarillo, was arraigned today on 21 felony counts of grand theft, forgery, identity

San Diego

Local Elder-Justice Task Force Premiers with Grandparent Nationwide Fraud-Scam Collab – Eight Indicted

SAN DIEGO – Elder Justice was front and center when eight were Indicted in a nationwide Grandparent Fraud Scam – in the first case investigated by the San Diego Elder

Celebrity News


Photo: Nicholas Brendon, back in the day Originally published as a TMZ post –  “Former “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” star Nicholas Brendon looks unrecognizable in his mug shot … after he


Tip Leads to Arrests for Mail Theft in Wallace, CA

Originally published as a Calaveras County Sheriff’s Office Facebook post –  “On July 28th 2021, at about 10:45 AM, a Deputy contacted a citizen regarding suspicious behavior believed to be