Imperial Valley News Center
- Written by IVN
Washington, DC - The Federal Trade Commission has charged a data broker operation with illegally selling payday loan applicants’ financial information to a scam operation that took millions of dollars from consumers by debiting their bank accounts and charging their credit cards without their consent.
- Written by Imperial Valley News
Imperial, California - The Imperial Irrigation District is requesting a reduction in energy usage during the critical hours of 1-7 p.m. as hotter temperatures drive energy demand this week.
Attorney General Kamala D. Harris Announces Indictment of 32 Members and Associates of Long Beach Crip Street Gang
- Written by IVN
Los Angeles, California - Attorney General Kamala D. Harris announced today the takedown of a Long Beach Crip street gang that operated an identity theft scheme to perpetrate tax fraud, stealing over $3.3 million and attempting to steal over $11 million via tax fraud. The operation resulted in 22 members of the Insane Crip street gang being taken into custody on charges that include 283 counts of criminal conspiracy, 299 counts of identity theft, 226 counts of grand theft and 58 counts of attempted theft.
- Written by CDFW
Merced, California - The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) will hold a public meeting on Monday, August 17 to inform the public about the proposed emergency closure of the Merced River to fishing.
- Written by Border Scope
Salton City, California - El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Highway 86 checkpoint Monday stopped two methamphetamine smuggling attempts, finding packages hidden in a passenger car and in the toilet of a commercial passenger bus on Monday.
- Written by ICE
McAllen, Texas - A Mexican man, living illegally in Laredo, was convicted Tuesday for possessing a firearm in violation of federal law, announced U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson, Southern District of Texas.
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