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  • FBI raid nets 15 accused in $100M Medicare case

    Fifteen people in Glendale and Burbank were arrested early Wednesday in connection with a major healthcare fraud scheme — most of who were accused of being associated with a crime enterprise that submitted more than $100 million in bogus claims to...
  • Armenian leaders interpret gang's rise

    With the headlines gone and the arrests made, Armenians in Burbank and Glendale are now struggling with the perceptions of their cultural identity after a massive crackdown on the organized crime ring Armenian Power. The cultural perceptions —...
  • Armenians uneasy after gang arrests

    The local Armenian community braced against a public rush to judgment after authorities on Wednesday announced a major crackdown on Armenian organized crime that included 74 people arrested on fraud and racketeering charges. The federal indictments,...
  • Armenian Power crackdown continues

    Armenian Power crackdown continues
    Of the 70 people charged Wednesday in Los Angeles County with assisting an Armenian organized crime ring, 19 defendants lived in Glendale and six lived in Burbank, according to documents from the U.S. attorney’s office. Local and federal...
  • Think Again: Kobe should think about deal

    The news of Lakers star Kobe Bryant’s latest endorsement deal with Turkish Airlines broke in late December, creating a major uproar. TV ads started running in March and it has fueled the outcry even further. The reason Kobe is being challenged is...
  • Panel considers next step in alleged campaign fraud

    The state Fair Political Practices Commission on Thursday weighed whether political committees that lost millions of dollars in what the chairwoman called "the greatest campaign treasurer fraud in the history of the country" should be allowed to ask...
  • In wake of Durkee case, ethics agency proposes training to prevent fraud

    The head of the state's ethics agency Friday proposed new measures to prevent fraud in the handling of political funds in response to a federal investigation of Kinde Durkee, who is suspected of embezzling from campaign accounts she controlled. In...
  • Tougher fraud rules proposed in response to Durkee probe

    The head of the state’s ethics agency Friday proposed additional action to prevent fraud in the handling of political funds in response to a federal investigation into embezzlement allegations against campaign treasurer Kinde Durkee. The Fair...
  • Bank asks judge to sort out accounts in Durkee case

    The bank used by a campaign treasurer accused of co-mingling money from the accounts of numerous California politicians, Democratic clubs and nonprofits filed a lawsuit last week in Los Angeles County Superior Court to ask a judge to sort out how much...
  • Macy's employee allegedly discounted merchandise for cents on the dollar

    Macy's employee allegedly discounted merchandise for cents on the dollar
    A 20-year-old Macy's employee was arrested Monday after he allegedly embezzled $4,000 from the Glendale Galleria store by significantly discounting merchandise for friends and customers, police said. The department store's lost prevention...
  • State investigates bank in Kinde Durkee fraud case

    State banking regulators have launched an inquiry into how First California Bank handled numerous accounts controlled by Kinde Durkee, a longtime treasurer for prominent politicians who has been accused of fraud. The California Department of Financial...
  • Sen. Feinstein sues Burbank campaign manager, alleging fraud

    Sen. Dianne Feinstein is suing her former treasurer and her campaign’s bank for fraud and breach of contract, alleging that the bank was complicit in a massive fraud case that has rocked the political world. The suit was filed in Los Angeles County...