Los Angeles, California - A Los Angeles-area executive was arrested today in connection with a $9 million scheme to defraud United Commercial Bank and East West Bank, announced Assistant Attorney General Leslie R. Caldwell of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division, Acting U.S. Attorney Stephanie Yonekura of the Central District of California, Special Inspector General Christy Romero for the Troubled Asset Relief Program (SIGTARP), Assistant Director in Charge David L. Bowdich of the FBI’s Los Angeles Field Office and Special Agent in Charge Erick Martinez of the IRS-Criminal Investigation’s (IRS-CI) Los Angeles Field Office.

Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the following appointments.

San Francisco, California - On Thursday, May 1, 2014, Attorney General Kamala D. Harris announced a $3.75 million settlement with eBay over allegations the company violated state anticompetitive laws by making a “no-poach” agreement with Intuit between 2006 and 2009.

Sacramento, California - State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson today announced the availability of an online tool to help school employees receive the annual training they need to identify and report suspected cases of child abuse and/or neglect.

Sacramento, California - Attorney General Kamala D. Harris today announced her sponsorship of two bills that will help provide enhanced support to law enforcement agencies in their investigations of transnational criminal organizations.

Los Angeles, California - The FBI and partners the LAPD and the Culver City Police Department are seeking the public’s assistance in learning the identity of a man suspected in three attempted bank robberies Thursday in Culver City and West Los Angeles. The suspect can be seen in bank surveillance photographs below and is described by witnesses as a black male with dreadlock-style hair and sunglasses wearing a black suit with a striped tie.