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.
Lynsie Williams, of Redlands, received disability payments from Hawaii for her father, even though he died in 1990.
3 Republican lawmakers are demanding Sen. Roderick Wright be expelled or forced to resign.
The California DMV says it handed out hundreds of tickets Wednesday to people accused of using fraudulent disabled parking placards.
Cities are using a new tool in the fight against phony worker’s compensation claims, hiring private eyes to look at what people are posting online.
A state worker walked out of jail one day after he and another state employee were arrested on allegations of taking bribes.
According to court documents, “The investigation revealed on separate occasions that the subject used both the ficticious name of Thomas R. Cuni, and then later his real name of John Dial in order to get hired as a pilot.”
Stephanie Clark, an employee of the Department of Fish and Wildlife, and Danny Compson, a Caltrans worker, are both facing fraud and corruption charges after an anonymous tip.
Former assemblyman Carl E. Washington also was ordered to pay $194,000 in restitution to three financial institutions he defrauded.
A Sacramento man has been sentenced to nine years in state prison for defrauding Caltrans out of nearly $1.9 million.
Investigators say a local man was taking exotic trips, and even bought a home, with ripped-off taxpayer money.
A Sacramento man was arrested Wednesday for allegedly invoicing Caltrans for print ads his company was supposed to create and run in local newspapers, but never did, Caltrans says.