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Category: Crime


LAPD Links TikTok to Rise in Kia and Hyundai Vehicle Thefts in Los Angeles

January 31, 2023

January 31, 2023

Social media platforms exacerbate vehicle thefts through security flaws Kia and Hyundai vehicles have become a major target for car...

Marina del Ray Man Sentenced for Fraudulently Exploiting Deceased Couple’s Identities to Access Bank Accounts

January 30, 2023

January 30, 2023

Kristopher Brent Cobb sentenced to over 3 years in federal prison A man from Marina del Ray was recently sentenced...

Former CEO of Youth Policy Institute Agrees to Plead Guilty to Embezzlement

January 20, 2023

January 20, 2023

Howard Dixon Slingerland faces up to 10 years in federal prison By Sam Catanzaro The former president and CEO of...

DOJ Secures Over $31 Million from City National Bank to Address Lending Redlining Allegations

January 16, 2023

January 16, 2023

Represents the largest redlining settlement under Attorney General Merrick B. Garland’s Combating Redlining Initiative The Justice Department has announced a...

Del Rey Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Charges for Using Snapchat to Entice Children into Producing Sexually Explicit Videos

January 10, 2023

January 10, 2023

Mark David Wallin faces up to life in prison after January 6 guilty plea By Sam Catanzaro A Del Rey...

Marina del Rey Couple’s Wells Fargo Account Emptied in Fraud Case

January 3, 2023

January 3, 2023

$68,000 lost in recent incident before bank returns funds  A Marina del Rey couple had their Wells Fargo account emptied...

Two Suspects Arrested for Hot Prowl Culver City Burglary

December 23, 2022

December 23, 2022

Incident occurs early in the morning December 20 By Sam Catanzaro Police recently arrested two burglary suspects wanted for entering...

LAPD Warns Rideshare Drivers of Passenger Bank Scam

December 23, 2022

December 23, 2022

Passengers stealing banking info from drivers’ phones, police say  The Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) is alerting rideshare drivers of...

Former TSA Officer Sentenced to Nearly 6 Years in Federal Prison for Attempting to Smuggle Meth Through LAX

December 16, 2022

December 16, 2022

Michael Williams sentenced for smuggling  what he believed was meth through LAX in exchange for $8,000 By Sam Catanzaro A...

Playa Vista Shopping Center Ransacked by Burglars

December 12, 2022

December 12, 2022

Multiple stores at Runway Playa Vista robbed December 7 Burglars ransacked businesses at a Playa Vista shopping center last week....