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Former California high school teacher jailed over fake Facebook sex scam

According to an Anaheim high school teacher is set to be arraigned on 60 felony counts stemming from charges that he used Facebook to obtain sexually explicit photos from over 100 underage boys over the past 3 years. Read Article

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California: Custom agents seize two shipments of counterfeit toasters

As reported by Customs agents have seized nearly 15,000 toasters that popped up at the Los Angeles and Long Beach port complex. Authorities said Thursday that the toasters seized last month were potentially dangerous because they had counterfeit safety markings. Read Article

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San Francisco: Defendant pleads guilty in Contra Costa college aid scam

According to Court records show campus administrators were suspicious of the alleged ringleader of a college aid scam at Contra Costa College months before police launched an investigation. Read Article

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California: Hamilton Police seize counterfeit goods, arrest two involved reported that police seized $100,000 worth of fake designer jewelry clothing, purses and counterfeit DVDs in a raid of an east Hamilton flea market Sunday. The RCMP, with the help of the Ontario Provincial and Hamilton police, conducted a sweep at Hagglers Flea Market on Barton Street East near Strathearne. Read Article

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Hercules, California: Counterfeit cash leads police to stolen mail, 5 arrested

As reported by one man’s purchase at a Hercules convenience store using counterfeit cash led police to arrest five suspects on suspicion of possessing an array of stolen property and other charges, police said. Around 3:15 p.m. Tuesday, officers were called to the Cigarettes Cheaper store in the 1500 block of Sycamore Avenue on [...]

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Hollywood, Los Angeles: Man faces years in prison for trafficking counterfeit drug pills

As reported by a North Hollywood man faces a possible multi-year federal prison sentence today for trafficking in counterfeit OxyContin and Cialis pills. Edward Alarcon, 44, was found guilty in January of two counts of trafficking in the bogus, Chinese-made pharmaceuticals, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office. Read Article

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Bakersfield, California: Couple fall victim to an apartment rental scam

As reported by a couple had rented and just moved into a house in southwest Bakersfield when they received an unexpected and disturbing visit in mid-March. Upon returning home from dinner out, they found a naked couple in their bed, said property owner Heidi Meyer. Shocked, they asked the strangers in bed what they [...]

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Orosi, California: Local man arrested for possessing counterfeit bills

As reported by a deputy of the Tulare County Sheriff’s Department was patrolling the community of Orosi Friday night when a vehicle driven by Osvaldo Hinojosa was initiated a traffic stop. Read Article

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Los Angeles: Man sentenced to 6 years for passing counterfeit bills

As reported by Lafayette man was sentenced Thursday to two years in prison and four years on community corrections for passing counterfeit $5 and $10 bills at local restaurants, convenience stores and gas stations. Read Article

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California: Burned counterfeit bills found in Santa Paula trash bin

As reported by police found burned counterfeit money Monday in a trash bin in Santa Paula, officials said. Officers responded about 8:45 p.m. to reports of a trash bin fire in the 1300 block of East Main Street, according to the Santa Paula Police Department. Read Article

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