Los Angeles, California - Skilled nursing facility operator Plum Healthcare Group LLC and its entity Azalea Holdings LLC, dba McKinley Park Care Center have agreed to pay more than $451,439 to resolve allegations that they violated the False Claims Act, Acting U.S. Attorney Phillip A. Talbert announced Tuesday.

Los Angeles, California - A federal grand jury Tuesday returned an 11-count indictment that alleges a Santa Barbara man stole approximately $12 million from victims who were promised their money would be used to purchase annuities from Swiss insurance companies.

Los Angeles, California - An accountant was sentenced Tuesday to 51 months in federal prison for running a four-year, $3.3 million Ponzi scheme that conned dozens of investors through false promises of generous returns on foreign exchange currency investments and was funded, in part, by his embezzlement from his non-profit employer.

Sacramento, California - An accountant was sentenced Tuesday to 51 months in federal prison for running a four-year, $3.3 million Ponzi scheme that conned dozens of investors through false promises of generous returns on foreign exchange currency investments and was funded, in part, by his embezzlement from his non-profit employer.

Los Angeles, California - A federal jury has found four Los Angeles-area residents guilty of criminal charges for scheming to submit fraudulent loan applications seeking millions of dollars in Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) COVID-19 relief funds.

Los Angeles, California - A Mexican national, who was aboard a SkyWest Airlines flight taxiing to the runway at Los Angeles International Airport Friday evening, allegedly approached the cockpit – banging on the cockpit door and trying to enter the restricted space – before opening an emergency exit and jumping to the tarmac, according to a federal criminal complaint made public Monday.