Imperial Valley News
Attorney General Kamala D. Harris Calls on the Department of Education to Revise Regulations to Protect Students Defrauded by Corinthian Colleges
San Francisco, California - Attorney General Kamala D. Harris today issued the following statement calling on the United States Department of Education (ED) to do more to protect students defrauded by Corinthian Colleges and other for-profit colleges. Last week, ED held the second of three negotiated rulemaking sessions to determine how student borrowers can get relief from federal student loans when these loans were used at a school that abused and deceived the students.
Attorney General Kamala D. Harris Announces Legislation To Promote Statewide Tracking of DNA Evidence
Sacramento, California - Attorney General Kamala D. Harris today announced her sponsorship of two bills which will improve statewide tracking of forensic evidence through the adoption of technology.
Sacramento, California - Christian Parada-Renteria, 40, of Woodland, pleaded guilty Monday to one count of concealing a widespread conspiracy to commit wire fraud and one count of concealing a mail fraud transaction in connection with a mortgage fraud scheme, United States Attorney Benjamin B. Wagner announced.
Woman Who Obtained Mortgages, Lying about Homes Being Her Primary Residences, Convicted of Making False Statements to Banks
Los Angeles, California - A Lakewood woman has been found guilty of five felony charges for lying to banks that funded mortgages for three properties that later went into default, causing about $660,000 in losses to the lenders.
Former Employee of Sporting Goods Distributor Convicted of Embezzling over $300,000 from Orange County Company
Santa Ana, California - A former office manager for an independent sporting goods distributor was found guilty this afternoon of three counts of wire fraud for using company checks and credit cards to embezzle more than $300,000 from her Los Alamitos-based employer.
Los Angeles, California - A Los Angeles man who recruited churches into a $4.2 million mortgage scheme that defrauded Broadway Federal Bank has been sentenced to serve one year and one day in federal prison.