Imperial Valley News
Sacramento, California - The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is seeking information that may lead to the apprehension of an armed and dangerous bank robber who has robbed three banks in Northern California. Dubbed the “Bad Breath Bandit” for his use of a disposable paper face mask during the commission of each of the robberies, the suspect is a white male who stands approximately 6’0” tall, weighs approximately 210-250 pounds with a medium build, and has dark hair.
Sacramento, California - James Berghuis, 42, of Sacramento, was sentenced to 14 years in prison for orchestrating a Ponzi scheme in the Sacramento area that defrauded family members, friends, and other acquaintances of more than $2.7 million, United States Attorney Benjamin B. Wagner announced.
Los Angeles, California - Members of the Bank Robbery Apprehension Team (BRAT) in Orange County are seeking the public’s assistance in learning the identify of a bank robbery suspect who robbed a bank on Saturday in Tustin and who has been linked to a separate bank robbery last week in Costa Mesa.
Imperial County, California - A federal grand jury has returned an indictment charging a Coachella man with allegedly assaulting a federal border patrol agent with his vehicle after evading inspection at a federal checkpoint.
Riverside, California - Two men responsible for a series of ATM robberies in which they used power tools and a truck to forcibly open safes inside drive-up ATMs at facilities operated by JP Morgan Chase Bank have pleaded guilty to participating in a conspiracy that stole nearly a half million dollars.
Miami-Area Hospital Chief Operating Officer Pleads Guilty in $67 Million Mental Health Care Fraud Scheme
Miami, Florida - The former chief operating officer of a Miami-area hospital pleaded guilty today for his role in a mental health care fraud scheme that resulted in the submission of more than $67 million in fraudulent claims to Medicare by a state-licensed psychiatric hospital located in Hollywood, Florida, that purported to offer both inpatient and outpatient mental health services.