Category: ASA-DOJ

On July 17th, 2020

L.A. Man Charged with Fraudulently Obtaining Millions in COVID-Relief Loans California Department of Justice – Bureau of Gambling Control provided assistance in the investigation

 LOS ANGELES – On July 16, 2020, Andrew Marnell, 40, of Los Angeles man was arrested and ordered held without bond after on federal charges alleging he fraudulently obtained millions of dollars in Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans, some of which he used on gambling excursions to Las Vegas and transferred to his stock trading accounts. […]

On July 10th, 2020

Mexican National Sentenced to 10 years in Prison for Drug Distribution Conspiracy California Department of Justice special agents assisted with investigation

FRESNO- On July 9, 2020, Francisco Alcantar-Miranda, aka Paquin, 31, of Mexico, was sentenced to 10 years in prison for conspiring to manufacture, to distribute and to possess with intent to distribute methamphetamine, cocaine, heroin, and marijuana. U.S. District Judge Dale A. Drozd, who sentenced Alcantar, also ordered the forfeiture of a handgun and approximately […]

On July 10th, 2020

Two Southern California Brothers Ordered to Pay Nearly $1 Million in Restitution for Tax Evasion A joint investigation involving California State investigators and special agents

SACRAMENTO – On July 9, 2020, two Southern California brothers, Derek Stradley and Justin Stradley were arraigned and sentenced for tax evasion related to a Southern California counterfeit clothing scheme in which authorities seized an estimated $775,000 in counterfeit apparel. Each defendant, the owners and operators of P.L.A.C.T. BROS., LLC, pled guilty to multiple felonies for […]

On July 2nd, 2020

California DOJ Special Agents Arrest Nine in Recycling Fraud Ring Suspects travelled from Arizona to fraudulently redeem cans and bottles at California recycling centers

SACRAMENTO—On July 1, 2020, CalRecycle announced that California Department of Justice special agents arrested nine suspects allegedly involved in an organized recycling fraud ring that stretched from Phoenix to Los Angeles. The network of buyers, sellers, baggers, loaders and drivers are believed to be responsible for smuggling semi-truck loads of out-of-state containers into California for […]

On July 1st, 2020

Five Bay Area Residents Indicted for Burglarizing Vacaville Gun Store

SACRAMENTO- One June 25, 2020, five people were indicted for the burglary of a Vacaville gun shop, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office. Court documents state that on June 1, police responded to reports of suspicious activity at Guns, Fishing and Other Stuff, a two-story gun and outdoor recreation store in Vacaville. Guns, Fishing and […]

On June 30th, 2020

Unlicensed Tobacco Distributor from the Inland Empire Sentenced A TRaCE taskforce investigation

SACRAMENTO – On June 18, 2020, the California Department of Justice announced the sentencing of Hazem Saba for operating as an unlicensed tobacco distributor and failing to pay nearly $400,000 in taxes to the California Department of Tax and Fee Administration. Saba was sentenced to five years felony probation, including a 120-day prison sentence and 60 days of community service, […]

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