A former FBI official who resides in Huntington Beach pleaded guilty to illegally structuring bank transactions to keep his employers from knowing about his gambling winnings at casinos in California, Nevada, Arizona and West Virginia. Travis Raymond Wilson, 38, accepted a plea deal that had him co ... More >>
Gene Maddus at our sister paper LA Weekly had this funny headline over a blog post Thursday: "Republicans Abel Maldonado and Tim Donnelly in Fierce Contest for Right to Lose to Jerry Brown." It's not a bad call considering the Field Poll that just came out that shows the governor with the support of ... More >>
Orange County is a prime location for new breweries due to the wealth of vacant commercial space and the ever-growing beer scene--we all know this. However, because of October's government shutdown, Orange County breweries have had their plans delayed and in some cases even cancelled. Bottle Logic ... More >>
[Moxley Confidential] The Huntington Beach congressman falls smitten with Russian strong man Vladimir Putin
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Before President Barack Obama just announced 23 executive orders he will issue and a $500 million package and changes in law he will seek from Congress in the wake of the mass shooting in Connecticut that killed 20 elementary schoolchildren, the Laguna Woods-based California Tea Party called for hi ... More >>
Christian Eunsung Chung, a chiropractor in Orange and Los Angeles counties, was the co-mastermind of a massage parlor scheme that stole more than $1.7 million from the U.S. Treasury through false Medicare claims and today he can give back rubs for free to his cellmate.Federal prosecutors inside the ... More >>
As a professional tax preparer, Mark Joseph Jensen didn't just help steal money from the U.S. Treasury by falsifying tax returns in the name of his clients. Jensen also secretly diverted client refunds into his own bank account and didn't bother to file income tax documents for himself during severa ... More >>
The night of July 2, 2011, was a wild one for Cynthia Lou Rudd and Edward John Kakos as the dating couple drove their van from Ventura County, where they stole $100 worth of gas, southbound to Orange County for the national holiday.Phoenix-native Rudd, the 53-year-old driver with a history of drunk ... More >>
Unauthorized immigrants make up just more than 3 percent of the U.S. population. But they're accused of sucking up public benefits and dodging taxes
A Rancho Santa Margarita man has been indicted by a federal grand jury in Las Vegas, where he also lives, for allegedly filing 22 false liens ranging from $25 million to $300 million against four federal judges and employees of the IRS, Secret Service, Securities and Exchange Commission and the ... More >>
CORRECTION: Previous details on acquisition of American Sterling Bank were incorrect. A federal agency has concluded former bank president and co-CEO Lawrence Dodge violated the law, breached his fiduciary duties, engaged in unsound business practices and filed false and misleading reports, includin ... More >>
Wikipedia CommonsTariq RamadanWhat the American Islamic Forum for Democracy derides as the "Tariq Ramadan American Islamist Victory Tour 2010" includes a May stop near Disneyland, where American Muslims are being warned by the self-described liberty lovers to "be on guard" as the Swiss academic ... More >>
Henry Samueli with a baseball fan.Via the Anaheim Ducks, the National Hockey League announced today that Henry Samueli has been reinstated as an owner.
Wikipedia.org Henry Samueli's next uniform may be an orange jumpsuit.The Anaheim Ducks owner, Irvine's Broadcom Corp. co-founder and UC Irvine Henry Samueli School of Engineering namesake may be prison bound. Orange County Register reports a federal court today dismissed an appeal ... More >>
Campbell, financial cock blockerSan Mateo County officials who went to Congress Tuesday seeking a federal bailout of funds lost in its investment portfolio with Lehman Brothers, which the Bush administration allowed to fail in what would become the largest bankruptcy in U.S. history, got the financi ... More >>
The Washington Post reports today that embattled Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Christopher Cox is defending his restrained response to the country's financial crisis, arguing he has guided his agency with a steady hand while other federal regulators have not.Our former Republican congr ... More >>
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