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Prosecutors claimed Daniel Powell bilked about 50 people across the country out of $4 million in a Ponzi scheme. (Photo by Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images)

San Diego Man Convicted Of Life Insurance Scam

Prosecutors claimed Daniel Powell bilked about 50 people across the country out of $4 million in a Ponzi scheme.

11/13/2014

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Woman Behind Billion-Dollar Movie Studio Promise For Dixon Indicted On Federal Fraud Charges

The 32-count indictment charges Carpenter, 51, with mail fraud, wire fraud and three counts of making a false statement to a government agent.

11/06/2014

Susan Xiao-Ping Su created the fake Tri-Valley University to charge hundreds of foreigners seeking student visas. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Bay Area Woman Gets 16 Years For Running Fake University

Susan Xiao-Ping Su created the fake Tri-Valley University to charge hundreds of foreigners seeking student visas.

11/04/2014

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California Woman Charged In $22M Medicare Fraud

A Southern California woman has been charged with helping bilk Medicare out of $22 million by billing for unnecessary care.

10/31/2014

Booking photo of Dominique Arnett Tabb. (credit: Palo Alto Police Department)

Police Nab Suspect After He’s Invited Into Home

Authorities in Northern California have arrested a fraud suspect accused of evading police for more than four hours by befriending a homeowner who invited him into his home for a meal.

09/30/2014

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Women Found With More Than 30 Fraudulent Credit Cards

Two women are under arrest on fraud charges after they tried to withdraw some money from a bank with a fake debit card.

07/23/2014

8 current or former members of the California National Guard have been indicted on federal charges accusing them of fraudulently obtained tens of thousands of dollars in recruiting referral bonuses. (Getty Images)

8 Charged In California Guard Recruitment Fraud

8 current or former members of the California National Guard have been indicted on federal charges accusing them of fraudulently obtained tens of thousands of dollars in recruiting referral bonuses.

05/22/2014

Richard's booking photo. (Credit: Placer County Sheriff's Office)

Big Wake Weekend Promoter Arrested On Fraud Charges

The promoter of last year’s Big Wake Weekend at Folsom Lake has been arrested on fraud charges, the Placer County Sheriff’s Office announced Friday.

04/04/2014

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California Student Arrested In Fraud Scheme

A Los Angeles community college student has been arrested on suspicion of defrauding hundreds of alleged victims to pay for tuition, jewelry and hair extensions.

03/05/2014

Black Police Precinct And Courthouse Museum Recalls Miami's Segregated Past

California Woman Gets 21 Months For Collecting Dead Father’s Payments

Lynsie Williams, of Redlands, received disability payments from Hawaii for her father, even though he died in 1990.

02/13/2014

3 Republican lawmakers are demanding Roderick Wright be ousted from the state senate. (Getty Images)

GOP Lawmakers Say Convicted Senator Should Resign

3 Republican lawmakers are demanding Sen. Roderick Wright be expelled or forced to resign.

02/05/2014

A disabled parking placard hangs from the rearview mirror of a car in a Safeway parking lot on July 20, 2011 in San Anselmo, California. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Calif. DMV Tickets Hundreds In Statewide Fraudulent Parking Placard Sweep

The California DMV says it handed out hundreds of tickets Wednesday to people accused of using fraudulent disabled parking placards.

10/17/2013

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