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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.


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.


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]




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