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Man to be arraigned for defrauding over 40 victims in loan modification scheme

Posted July 2, 2014 by courtesy

A man is scheduled to be arraigned today for defrauding 42 victims of over $92,000 by operating a fraudulent loan modification company. Duy Khac Nguyen, 34, Garden Grove, is charged with 37 felony counts of grand theft, five felony counts of theft from elder, with a sentencing enhancement for property loss over $65,000. If convicted, […]

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OC Social Services Agency employee charged with fraud

Posted February 27, 2014 by courtesy

The following information was released by the Orange County District Attorney. An employee of the Orange County Social Services Agency (SSA) has been arrested and charged with defrauding the Orange County Social Services Agency of nearly $150,000. Fereshteh Shafiee, 52, Mission Viejo, is charged with one felony count each of misappropriation of public funds and […]

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Long Beach Police seek help in identifying fraud suspect

Posted February 20, 2014 by courtesy

The following information was released by Long Beach Police Department. Long Beach Fraud detectives are seeking the public’s help with identifying a suspect who is responsible for fraudulently withdrawing approximately $47,000 in cash since September 2011 from various automated teller machines throughout the city. The suspect may be involved in an ATM scam, depositing fraudulent […]

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Anaheim food store clerk charged with attempted lottery fraud

Posted February 8, 2014 by courtesy

The following information was released by the Orange County District Attorney. A market clerk has been charged with attempting to fraudulently receive a state lottery prize after claiming ownership of a winning ticket taken from an undercover investigator. Muhammad Irfan Khan, 48, Anaheim, is charged with one felony count each of attempted grand theft, computer […]

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Final two defendants convicted in $154 million medial insurance fraud with local connections

Posted January 30, 2014 by courtesy

The following information was released by the Orange County District Attorney. Co-conspirators from our local area are in bold-faced type. A doctor and an attorney, the final two defendants in a 19 co-defendant case, have been convicted for their role in the largest medical fraud prosecution in the nation for recruiting thousands of healthy patients […]

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Anaheim warns of impersonators and fraud attempts

Posted January 4, 2014 by courtesy

The following information was released by the City of Anaheim. Anaheim Public Utilities and the City’s Public Works department are alerting residents about the potential for impersonators representing Anaheim employees and contractors working for the City in different scenarios. Individuals impersonating Anaheim employees or City contractors have contacted homeowners indicating that tree maintenance in the […]

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Long Beach man convicted of residential property fraud

Posted December 13, 2013 by courtesy

The following information was released by the Orange County District Attorney. A man was sentenced today to four years in state prison for recording false quitclaim deeds on several residential properties as part of an elaborate scheme to possess and rent out properties valued at over $3.5 million. Blair Christopher Hanloh, 50, Long Beach, was […]

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OCSD warns of law enforcement phone scams soliciting money

Posted November 19, 2013 by courtesy

The following information was released by the Orange County Sheriff’s Department. The Orange County Sheriff’s Department advises the public to be aware of phone scams involving subjects pretending to be law enforcement personnel.  Several instances of this type of fraud have been occurring throughout Orange County. On Tuesday, October 29 a male subject, fraudulently identifying […]

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Anaheim man pleads guilty to selling fake coupons on eBay

Posted October 24, 2013 by courtesy

The following information was released by Immigration and Customs Enforcement. An Orange County man, who pleaded guilty in federal court Thursday morning to trafficking in counterfeit documentation, admitted he produced and sold tens of thousands of phony department store discount coupons on eBay to unsuspecting customers in several states, including California. Boi Quoc Vo, 30, […]

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Survey shows jitters over identity theft

Posted October 21, 2013 by courtesy

The following article and infographic were released by Experian. A new online survey by Harris Interactive, conducted for Experian’s ProtectMyID®, reveals consumers are still at high risk for identity theft, failing to practice even simple safeguards. The survey, fielded to coincide with National Protect Your Identity Week, shows the vast majority of U.S. adults (93 […]

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Crime

Credit monitor Experian warns public to guard against identify theft

Posted October 19, 2013 by courtesy

The following information was released by Experian. Nearly 12 million Americans have fallen victim to identity theft, and the total financial loss attributed to identity theft in 2013 is $21 billion so far, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. In recognition of National Protect Your Identity Week (Oct. 20–26), Experian® suggests several ways to […]

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Fraud suspect Daniel Marcotte.
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Canadian arrested on suspicion of financial fraud against American seniors

Posted September 18, 2013 by courtesy

The following information was released by Seal Beach Police Department. The Seal Beach Police Department is confirming that Montreal, Canada resident Daniel Marcotte was arrested by Canadian authorities on September 11, 2013 in connection with a financial fraud scam perpetrated against U.S. elderly victims. On February 18, 2013, Marcotte was suspected of calling an elderly […]

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