Federal Bureau of Investigation (Page 7)

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The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is seeking the public’s assistance with obtaining identifying information regarding an unknown female who may have critical information pertaining to the identity of a child victim in an ongoing sexual exploitation investigation. Photographs and an informational poster depicting the unknown individual, known only as …continue reading

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When the staff at the Santa Ana Zoo arrived at work early one morning in July 2018, they discovered an unusual—and very concerning—sight. Several animals were freely roaming the zoo grounds, outside of their normal areas. An intruder had used bolt cutters to open enclosures and release a group of …continue reading

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Six men have been arrested on federal charges alleging they committed a spree of armed robberies this year at Southern California cellphone stores, holding store employees at gunpoint, sometimes zip-tying them, then stealing a total of nearly $200,000 worth of electronic devices and cellular telephones. The defendants were named in …continue reading

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A federal grand jury today returned an eight-count superseding indictment that charges a Lynwood man with being the organizer and leader of a crew that committed at least 15 armed robberies of independent and “mom-and-pop” pharmacies across Southern California. The robbers allegedly stole a variety of prescription medications – in …continue reading

A former U.S. Customs and Border Protection watch commander at the Long Beach Seaport pleaded guilty today to federal criminal charges for running an illegal gun-selling business, unlawfully possessing more than 40 machine guns and other prohibited firearms, failing to disclose his foreign financial interests and contacts in China in …continue reading

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An Arizona man has been sentenced to 27 months in federal prison for breaking federal computer intrusion laws governing the deletion of electronic files after he hacked into computer systems operated by his former employer, an Irvine-based company, and then deleted its website and marketing materials in retaliation for being …continue reading

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Marian Zacharski was young, charming, and handsome. In his mid-20s, he was a sales rep and rising star in the U.S. operations of the Polish American Machinery Corporation and was living a leisurely life in the suburbs of Los Angeles in the late 1970s. He was also a spy. Zacharski …continue reading