Imperial Valley News
Sacramento, California - Magnolia Gardens Convalescent Hospital, a skilled nursing facility in Los Angeles County, has received a Class “AA” citation, the most severe penalty under State law, and a $60,000 fine from the State of California announced Dr. Karen L. Smith, director and State health officer of the California Department of Public Health (CDPH).
Sacramento, California - After a 12–day trial, a federal jury today found six defendants guilty of all counts of wire fraud in connection with a mortgage fraud scheme, United States Attorney Benjamin B. Wagner announced.
Former Fresno Police Department Detective and Fresno Marijuana Trafficker Sentenced to Federal Prison for Bribery Conspiracy
Fresno, California - Derik Carson Kumagai, 41, of Fresno, was sentenced by United States District Judge Anthony W. Ishii to two years in prison for conspiring to commit bribery, United States Attorney Benjamin B. Wagner announced. Kumagai was ordered to self-surrender on June 12 at 2:00 p.m. to begin serving his sentence.
Former Head of San Fernando Valley Brokerage Firm Pleads Guilty to Wire Fraud and Tax Charges in Real Estate Investment Scam
Los Angeles, California - The former president and CEO of the Sherman Oaks-based Morgan Peabody, Inc. brokerage and investment firm has pleaded guilty to federal wire fraud charges stemming from a real estate investment scam that resulted in about five dozen investors losing nearly $4 million.
Los Angeles, California - The Honorable Dean Douglas Pregerson, United States District Court Judge, has been named the 2014 Los Angeles recipient of the Director’s Community Leadership Award (DCLA), an honor awarded annually by the FBI to recognize community leaders, announced David L. Bowdich, Assistant Director in Charge of the FBI in Los Angeles.
Ex-Controller of Court Services Firm Who Embezzled More Than $3.3 Million Sentenced to Federal Prison
Santa Ana, California - The former controller of a company that provides supervision services, including electronic monitoring programs, to courts and probation departments was sentenced today to 37 months in federal prison for embezzling well over $3 million from the company over the course of two years.