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Thousand Oaks | Arrest in Investment Fraud/Elder Abuse Case

Thousand Oaks | Arrest in Investment Fraud/Elder Abuse Case

Ventura County Sheriff – Incident Press Release  A lengthy investigation by Sheriff’s Major Crimes detectives leads to the arrest of 71 year old Thousand Oaks resident James Johnson for victimizing elderly investors in financial scam. In early 2012, (S) James Johnson relocated to Ventura County, claiming to be a successful day trader and retired partner […]

Annual “Follow the Money” report documents almost half a trillion in government waste, fraud and abuse

Annual “Follow the Money” report documents almost half a trillion in government waste, fraud and abuse

As many Californians raced to meet Tuesday’s deadline to file their tax returns, the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association released its annual Follow the Money report, exposing waste, fraud, and abuse of almost half a trillion hard-earned taxpayer dollars. The report documents examples of bureaucratic fraud and negligence, including a $440 million train meant to haul trash that […]

Advisory: Credit card skimmer fraud is back!

Advisory: Credit card skimmer fraud is back!

Credit card skimmer fraud is back! Be on alert! As our crime prevention officers like to say, “Arm yourself with knowledge!” Last year, Camarillo Police arrested four suspects responsible for placing credit card skimmers in gas station pumps. This crew worked in conjunction with a larger crime ring that was responsible for over $90,000 in […]

Student Debt Slavery II | Time to Level the Playing Field

Student Debt Slavery II | Time to Level the Playing Field

  . By Ellen Brown This is the second in a two-part article on the debt burden America’s students face. Read Part 1 here. The lending business is heavily stacked against student borrowers. Bigger players can borrow for almost nothing, and if their investments don’t work out, they can put their corporate shells through bankruptcy and […]

District Attorney Warns of FEMA Scams

District Attorney Warns of FEMA Scams

VENTURA, California – District Attorney Gregory D. Totten warned Ventura County residents to be aware of possible scams involving fraudulent Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) assistance. Following the fires in Northern California, some victims discovered that their personal identifying information were used to file fraudulent FEMA applications. When they attempted to apply for FEMA assistance, […]

Judicial Watch Sues California And Los Angeles Over Dirty Voter Registration Rolls

Judicial Watch Sues California And Los Angeles Over Dirty Voter Registration Rolls

‘Eleven of California’s 58 counties have registration rates exceeding 100% of the age-eligible citizenry.’   ‘California has the highest rate of inactive registrations of any state in the country. Los Angeles County has the highest number of inactive registrations of any single county in the country’ (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that it filed a federal […]

Debbie Wasserman Shultz and Pakistani Congressional IT Employees | An Exploding Scandal

Debbie Wasserman Shultz and Pakistani Congressional IT Employees | An Exploding Scandal

  By Ginny Bryce | Camarillo Since the recent scandals of the Clintons’ 2010 uranium deal, the Russian dossier disgrace, and the FBI’s handling of the probe of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s emails have come to the surface, another scandal is bubbling up and could explode at any time. The brothers, Imran, Abid, […]

How California Skims Federal Medicaid Payments To Fund A Powerful Union

How California Skims Federal Medicaid Payments To Fund A Powerful Union

By SAM HAN and WILL SWAIM | The Orange County Register Originally published on October 30, 2017  . Home caregivers serving Medicaid patients in California are being shortchanged and, chances are they don’t even know it. Medicaid pays for elderly and disabled individuals who need support with activities of daily living to receive support at home from a caregiver. […]

Couple Charged in Fraud Scam Targeting Senior Citizen

Couple Charged in Fraud Scam Targeting Senior Citizen

VENTURA, California – District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today the filing of a 27‑count felony complaint against Michael Allen Stewart (DOB 5/4/84) and Selene Castillo Gonzalez (DOB 3/15/84) both of Bakersfield, California. Stewart and Gonzalez are both charged with 11 counts of theft from an elder, 11 counts of grand theft, and 3 counts […]

When is Dreamer/Green Carder deportation legally justified?

When is Dreamer/Green Carder deportation legally justified?

By Richard A. Nixon An important case currently before the U.S. Supreme Court is Lynch v. Dimaya.     Mr. Dimaya is a non-citizen, here legally with a “green card.” Further he has been twice convicted in California of first-degree burglary. First degree burglary is burglary of a residence and is counted as a strike. It […]