Washington, DC - The Securities and Exchange Commission Monday announced the institution of administrative proceedings against a Texas-based CPA for allegedly failing to register his firm with the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) and alleged wholesale failures in auditing and reviewing the financial statements of a public company client.

San Francisco, California - Today marks the five-year anniversary of the recovery of Nicole Fitts’ remains, which were found in McLaren Park in south San Francisco on April 8, 2016. Nicole was the mother of then-two-year-old Arianna, who is still missing. The San Francisco Division of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the San Francisco Police Department (SFPD) are asking for the public’s assistance in finding Arianna.

Los Angeles, California - A man suspected of murdering a victim outside a fast-food restaurant in Northridge in 2017 was returned to Los Angeles by members of the FBI’s Los Angeles Fugitive Task Force to face prosecution announced Kristi K. Johnson, the assistant director in charge of the FBI’s Los Angeles Field Office and Chief Michel Moore of the Los Angeles Police Department.

Fresno, California - Arman Mkhitaryan, 33, of Glendale, arraigned Wednesday on a 33-count indictment charging him with bank fraud and credit card fraud, Acting U.S. Attorney Phillip A. Talbert announced.

Sacramento, California - The FBI Sacramento Field Office is announcing a reward of up to $10,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of Maico Encarnacion Lopez, a 45-year-old Mexican national. The FBI, Kern County District Attorney’s Office and Arvin Police Department are seeking assistance from the public to locate Encarnacion Lopez, who is suspected of murdering a woman on or about September 11, 2011, and fleeing to avoid prosecution for the crime.

Salt Lake City, Utah - Daniel Kevin Richards, 37, of Sandy, Utah, was sentenced to three years of probation and a $10,000 fine in federal court on Monday after previously pleading guilty to  receiving misbranded chloroquine from China with the intent to sell the drug in the United States.