Federal Bureau of Investigation

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Orange County Supervisor Katrina Foley (2nd District) released the following statement in response to the news that the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) arrested Huntington Beach resident Kim Michael Sorgente on suspicion of involvement in the riots that took place at the United States Capitol on January 6, 2021. Mr …continue reading

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A reward of up to $20,000 is being offered in exchange for information leading to the arrest of Richard Ayvazyan and Marietta Terabelian, both wanted for violating their pretrial release in Los Angeles, California. On October 20, 2020, Ayvazyan and Terabelian were charged federally by the United States District Court …continue reading

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A federal grand jury has returned an indictment charging a Huntington Beach man with child exploitation offenses, including the possession, distribution, and production of child pornography, the Justice Department announced today. Mark Phillip Oster, 61, who served as a referee and a coach in the American Youth Soccer Organization from …continue reading

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A California licensed homeopathic doctor was arrested today for her alleged scheme to sell homeoprophylaxis immunization pellets and falsify COVID-19 vaccination cards by making it appear that customers received the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authorized Moderna vaccine. The announcement was made by Deputy Attorney General Lisa O. Monaco; …continue reading

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A Lynwood man was found guilty today of federal robbery charges for organizing and leading a crew that committed 15 armed robberies of independent, “mom-and-pop” pharmacies across Southern California, with the intent of illegally selling the stolen prescription medication. Tyrome Lewis, 26, a.k.a. “Boobie,” was found guilty of all eight …continue reading

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A former Orange County chiropractor was found guilty by a jury of federal criminal charges accusing her of defrauding health insurers by fraudulently submitting and causing to be billed $2.2 million in billings for chiropractic services never provided, bogus medical diagnoses, office visits that never occurred, and medical devices falsely …continue reading

Federal authorities this week arrested three Inland Empire residents on fraud charges alleging they used information belonging to California state prison inmates to file for pandemic-related unemployment benefits, with each causing at least $345,000 in losses. The three defendants are charged in separate criminal complaints, and each woman faces two …continue reading