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City Council candidate David Nos filed for Chapter 13 bankruptcy last December -- a "business decision" he said he was forced to make after encountering circumstances beyond his control amid a rough recession. Nos had been running his printing...
A former Los Angeles public housing official was sentenced Monday to 51 months in federal prison for his role in defrauding the city of more than $500,000 with the help of two brothers. Victor Taracena, 41, was also ordered to pay the Housing Authority...
Two Burbank brothers were each sentenced Monday to nearly two years in federal prison for conspiring to steal more than $500,000 that was intended for public housing for the disabled, according to the U.S. Attorney General’s Office. In addition...
A Burbank accountant who has worked as a campaign treasurer for many prominent California Democrats is accused of stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars from the election fund of Assemblyman Jose Solorio (D-Santa Ana), according to a criminal complaint...
An outside consultant has determined that the Burbank Unified School District — despite confusing record keeping that had raised accountability questions — accurately reported how it spent roughly $274 million during the past 15 years. The...
Employees of a Burbank movie company face charges of conspiracy and fraud after allegedly bilking investors of $9 million to make independent films.
Employees of a Burbank movie company face charges of conspiracy and fraud after allegedly bilking investors of $9 million to make independent films. An indictment from a federal grand jury this week focused on Q Media Assets LLC, located at 2301 W. Olive...
A Burbank business owner was arraigned this week on 89 felony counts related to a $9-million Ponzi scheme. Mahmoud Karkehabadi — also known as Mike Karkeh — is accused of promising investors up to 35% returns for making loans to his B-movie...
A Burbank woman was sentenced to five years in federal prison after she pleaded guilty to operating a $10.3-million Ponzi scheme. She was also ordered to pay $6.1 million to victims after having already returned a portion of the money. Clelia Flores,...
A Burbank man is facing fraud charges in Illinois for allegedly charging customers for unsolicited identity theft protection services. The owner of Glendale-based ID Lifeguards Inc., Arthur Natanyan, faces charges under the provisions of Illinois'...
The Fair Political Practices Commission is an embarrassment, engaging in a full investigation, convicting Sunder Ramani of 33 direct campaign violations ("Report: Ramani campaign erred, Sept. 3) and simply slapping him on the hand and saying don't do it...
Marylou Spires, I feel your frustration regarding the issues you have with pedestrians and the excessive speed of many motorists ("Jaywalking law needs to be enforced, June 19). I see "near misses" every day as a pedestrian and as a motorist. There is...
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