| Dec 4, 2009
Mayor Sheila Dixon said on Thursday that she felt deep regret for the "ordeal" her just-concluded criminal trial inflicted on Baltimore, but did not apologize for embezzling gift cards intended for the needy.
Reading a 64-second prepared statement, Dixon...
| Dec 5, 2009
Mayor Sheila Dixon's attorneys signaled Friday that they plan to ask for a new trial in her gift card misappropriation case, while the state prosecutor said he would not "at this time" retry the one count that hung the jury this week.
In a filing hand-...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 3:16 PM
The office manager for a police union in Anaheim was sentenced Friday to four years in state prison for embezzling more than $360,000 by using a typewriter to change the amount on her paychecks.
Cindy Ann Su’a of Whittier was the only paid...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 3:32 PM
A former Rialto school district accountant accused of embezzling $1.8 million in schools' lunch money after being seen on video stuffing cash in her bra pleaded not guilty Wednesday to 16 felonies.
After entering the not guilty pleas, Judith Oakes, 48,...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 9:02 AM
Former Bell Police Chief Randy Adams, forced from his post when a salary scandal erupted in the small, middle-class town, is listed as a potential witness in the upcoming corruption trial of Angela Spaccia, once the second in command in the city....
| Oct 8, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Former Bell Police Chief Randy Adams, forced from his post when a salary scandal erupted in the small, middle-class town, is listed as a potential witness in the upcoming corruption trial of Angela Spaccia, once the second in command in the city.
| Oct 7, 2013
| 9:43 PM
The former president of California's biggest union local was sentenced Monday to 33 months in federal prison for stealing from his low-income members to finance an expensive lifestyle that included being married to two women at the same time....
| Oct 4, 2013
| 7:30 PM
Usually it’s the school bully who steals lunch money from the kids.
But in Rialto, it’s allegedly the accountant hired to keep an eye on the lunch money.
When accountant Judith Oakes was arrested on suspicion of embezzling from the...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 1:19 PM
A former Arcadia police officer on Wednesday pleaded not guilty to one count of grand theft by embezzlement after he surrendered to authorities, the Los Angeles County district attorney’s office said.
Christian Eric Blesch, 36, is accused of using...
| Sep 28, 2013
| 4:43 PM
A Los Angeles County Superior Court judge has thrown out several embezzlement counts against three defendants in the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum corruption case but ruled they must stand trial on related charges of bribery and conspiracy.
| Sep 27, 2013
| 8:19 PM
A Los Angeles County Superior Court judge on Friday threw out several embezzlement counts against three defendants in the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum corruption case, but ruled they must stand trial on related charges of bribery and conspiracy....
| Sep 25, 2013
| 5:46 PM
The city of Dixon has settled a lawsuit for $40 million against the auditors and bank that did not catch its treasurer's massive embezzlement that went on for more than two decades, officials said Wednesday.
The settlement was reached after a 17-hour...