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Man Self-Surrenders In Fraudulent Insurance Claim

In August 2017, Jose Zepeda, now 45, filed a workers’ compensation claim after he was reportedly injured while working for a Fresno construction company. When the company could not accommodate


Rancho Cucamonga Woman Arrested for Filing False Claim Against the City

A woman has been arrested after allegedly forging documents and filing a false claim against the City of Rancho Cucamonga. The suspect, 37-year-old Lardette Cole of Rancho Cucamonga, filed a

Los Angeles

University of La Verne Former Student Faces State Prison Time for Faking Threats

Photo: Anayeli Dominguez Pena LA VERNE – The Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced the 03/10/2020 legal action toward a former University of La Verne student charged with faking


Contractor Steals Half a Million Dollars from Two Elderly Clients

Photo: William Edward Hail III PETALUMA – A contractor, under the guise of helping two elderly clients, instead stole over half of a million dollars from them. Now he has

Santa Clara

SJ School Board Member Charged with Stealing Public School Bond Measure Funds

Photo: John Linder SANTA CLARA COUNTY– The Santa Clara County District Attorney’s Office has formally announced charges against 55-year-old John Lindner, a member of the Franklin-McKinley School District Board. Lindner

San Bernardino

$180,000 Auto Insurance Fraud Case Results in 6-year Prison Sentence

Photo: Hani Abijudeh  SAN BERNARDINO — On Thursday, 55-year Rancho Cucamonga resident Hani Abujudeh was sentenced to six years in prison for his role in an auto insurance fraud scheme. Abujudeh

Los Angeles

Immigration Fraud Case Results in Jail Time, $550,000 in Restitution

Gregory Chavez LOS ANGELES — In the recent past, 53-year-old Gregory Chavez was an unlicensed private investigator. He presented himself as a “special agent.”  He carried a badge of some

San Bernardino

Two-Time Sex Offender, Caring for 5 Children, Arrested

Keith Dewayne Lavinge SAN BERNARDINO – A 32-year-old registered sex offender, caring for five children whose parents were in jail, was taken into custody this week. Detectives from the San

Santa Barbara

Perjury Arrest in Gang-Related Trial

SANTA MARIA – Police arrested a woman who testified during a recent street-gang trial for lying on the witness stand. Diana Perez Escobedo, 37, was arrested on Dec. 27 and