Sacramento, California - A former California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) correctional officer was charged Thursday with criminal civil rights violations and submitting false reports, U.S. Attorney McGregor W. Scott announced.

Los Angeles, California - Two brothers and their wives have been charged in a federal grand jury indictment alleging a scheme to submit at least 35 fraudulent loan applications seeking more than $5.6 million in COVID-19 relief loans authorized by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act.

San Francisco, California - Paul Fredrick Giusti, the former Group Government & Community Relations Manager for Recology’s San Francisco Group, has been charged in a federal criminal complaint with bribery and money laundering, announced United States Attorney David L. Anderson, IRS Criminal Investigation Special Agent in Charge Kareem Carter, and Federal Bureau of Investigation Special Agent in Charge Craig D. Fair.

Los Angeles, California - A Michigan man was taken into federal custody Monday on charges that he robbed a credit union in Santa Barbara County, attempted to rob a bank, and then led law enforcement on a high-speed chase that resulted in him crashing his getaway car at Vandenberg Air Force Base.

Sacramento, California - The creator of investment companies Family Wealth Legacy and Zolla was arrested Monday for a $35 million fraud scheme, U.S. Attorney McGregor W. Scott announced.

Sacramento, California - A federal grand jury returned three indictments against nine individuals, charging the defendants with conspiring to distribute methamphetamine in Kern County, U.S. Attorney McGregor W. Scott announced.