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  • 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...
  • 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 —...
  • 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...
  • Fraud suspect appears in court

    LOS ANGELES — A Glendale man suspected of being a high-ranking member of an Armenian American crime organization appeared in a downtown Los Angeles federal court Friday to face charges that he and dozens of other people submitted more than $100...
  • 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...
  • Four convicted in identity theft and bank fraud scheme

    Four members of an alleged Armenian organized crime ring were convicted by a federal judge in San Ana Wednesday on charges of identity theft and bank fraud, prosecutors announced Thursday. The five-week trial at the U.S. District Court in Santa Ana ended...
  • Hearing for Burbank-based campaign treasurer postponed

    Kinde Durkee, the Burbank-based campaign treasurer being investigated for allegedly embezzling millions of dollars from clients, will not appear in federal court this week as scheduled. The preliminary hearing on the calendar for Wednesday was pushed...
  • 15 arrested in alleged $18M Medicare fraud scheme

    15 arrested in alleged $18M Medicare fraud scheme
    Fifteen people were arrested today on suspicion of taking part in an elaborate $18-million Medicare fraud scheme that officials say involved a Glendale medical clinic and pharmacy in San Marino. The scheme involved so-called “prescription...
  • Montrose farmers market may cut number of antique, crafts vendors

    Montrose farmers market may cut number of antique, crafts vendors
    Antique, collectible and used book dealers may see their role at the Montrose Harvest Market change as organizers continue to push reforms and take stock of the event. The farmers market has undergone several changes in the past five months to address...
  • New blood all but assured on Montrose Shopping Park board

    New blood all but assured on Montrose Shopping Park board
    Two long-time board members for the Montrose Shopping Park Assn., which is trying to reboot after allegations of embezzlement and other issues, announced they will not seek reelection, clearing the way for fresh blood on the leadership bench.   Montrose...
  • Burbank campaign treasurer arrested, clients contacted by feds

    Several clients of Kinde Durkee, a prominent campaign treasurer who was arrested Friday on a federal fraud charge, have reported that they were contacted by the FBI or U.S. attorney’s office about the criminal investigation. Durkee was arrested...
  • Former Santa Clarita building inspector allegedly accepted more than $30,000 in bribes

    A former building inspector for Santa Clarita will be arraigned later this month on charges that he accepted more than $30,000 in bribes in exchange for signing off on construction permits, authorities announced today. Craig Allen Ingraham, 58, is...