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Doctor gets year in prison for $11M Medicare fraud

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Southern California doctor has been sentenced to prison for an $11 million Medicare scheme that paid kickbacks to patients recruited on Skid Row.

12/19/2012

Steven A. Cohen (AP photo)

One of US richest finds himself on the NY hot seat

NEW YORK (AP) — Steven A. Cohen may not be a household name, but he’s made a name for himself. In finance, fine art and sports, he’s had an extraordinary run of success and has amassed assets worth more than $8 billion.

12/02/2012

Man sentenced in laser pointing case

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – A Los Angeles man who pointed a laser at a Los Angeles Police Department helicopter was sentenced today to one year in county jail and two years probation. Superior Court Judge […]

11/01/2012

Canadian man indicted in alleged 'Grandparent Scam' arrested at LAX

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – A Canadian man accused of taking part in a scheme to dupe Southland grandparents into believing their grandchildren or other relatives were in danger in foreign countries and immediately required money […]

10/26/2012

Feds move against SoCal marijuana stores

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) – Federal authorities have arrested a dozen people associated with a chain of nine marijuana stores that operated in Orange and Los Angeles counties. The U.S. attorney’s office says the 12 […]

10/25/2012

Man held in NYC plot to blow up Federal Reserve (video)

(AP) – A Bangladeshi man who came to the United States to wage jihad was arrested in an elaborate FBI sting on Wednesday after attempting to blow up a fake car bomb outside the Federal […]

10/17/2012

Fed crackdown on pot dispensaries extends to LA

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Federal prosecutors are cracking down on medical marijuana dispensaries in Los Angeles, which has struggled to regulate the clinics and recently was met with a referendum aimed at overturning a citywide […]

09/25/2012

A real tax Dodger

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – A former Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher was sentenced today to six months behind bars and ordered to pay more than $106,000 for operating a counterfeit karaoke business without paying federal taxes […]

09/24/2012

Irvine man pleads guilty to human growth hormone case

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – A Santa Fe Springs company that bills itself as a “global distributor of the finest raw ingredients” and its president pleaded guilty today to federal charges related to the illegal distribution […]

09/10/2012

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