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  • Biz News: Yoga, nutrition store opening Saturday

    Biz News: Yoga, nutrition store opening Saturday
    Find Your Zen Yoga & Nutrition Studio will open Saturday in Corona del Mar, offering a new style of interval yoga created by the studio's founder, Christina Ratusznik, as well as power, vinyasa flow and yin yoga styles. The studio also will offer...
  • Newport company settles federal discrimination lawsuit

    A Newport Beach-based company that runs 18 assisted-living facilities across the state has settled a federal lawsuit that alleged the firm discriminated against foreign-born employees and job applicants, the U.S. Justice Department said. Generations...
  • Former Newport man pleads guilty in mail fraud case

    A former Newport Beach man pleaded guilty in federal court Monday to two counts of mail fraud for his role in running a fraudulent Internet company that raised nearly $13 million from investors in the late 1990s. James S. Eberhart, 73, has been in...
  • Commentary: City's treatment of marijuana clinics uneven

    I was amazed to hear a car recently crashed into a medical marijuana dispensary on 19th Street ("Driver held after SUV crashes into dispensary," July 4). The amazing part of this story is that in October 2011 the City Council of Costa Mesa called in the...
  • Newport man gets 15 months for fraud

    A former stock broker from Newport Beach was sentenced Tuesday to 15 months in prison for his part in an investment scheme designed to defraud an investor of $1 billion, the U.S. Department of Justice announced. In 2006, William J. Ferry, 71, and his...
  • Commentary: Here is a way community can benefit from home flipping

    The Daily Pilot reported in April that the U.S. Department of Justice is trying to force the former president of South Korea and his family to turn over $700,000 they allegedly laundered by buying and selling a house in Newport Beach ("U.S. seeks $700,000...
  • U.S. seeks $700,000 from former S. Korean leader

    U.S. seeks $700,000 from former S. Korean leader
    The U.S. Department of Justice is trying to force a former South Korean president and his family to turn over $700,000 they allegedly laundered by buying and selling a house in Newport Beach. In a civil forfeiture lawsuit filed Thursday morning in Los...
  • Couple pleads guilty to bank fraud

    Two Newport Coast residents pleaded guilty Thursday morning to bank fraud in connection with seven different financial institutions. Thomas Chia Fu, 63, and his wife, Cheri L. Shyu, 60, gained a revolving line of credit from multiple banks, including...
  • Costa Mesa sought feds' help before pot raids

    Costa Mesa City Attorney Tom Duarte asked federal authorities months ahead of a January raid to help shutter the marijuana dispensaries operating illegally in the city, according to a letter he wrote to the U.S. attorney's office in Los Angeles. "In...
  • Man who sold computers to Iran pleads guilty

    A business owner has pleaded guilty to illegally sending computers to Iran through the United Arab Emirates, the Department of Justice announced Thursday. In addition, in a federal courtroom his business partner also pleaded guilty to obstruction of...
  • Newport man found guilty in investment scheme

    A Newport Beach man was found guilty Tuesday by a federal jury for his role in a scheme aimed at defrauding wealthy investors, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. William J. Ferry, 70, along with Dennis J. Clinton, 64, of San Diego were found...
  • Local tax preparers facing conspiracy charges

    A pair of local tax preparers are facing charges of conspiring to defraud the U.S. government, authorities said. Father and son David and Nadav Kalai — who worked for United Revenue Service (URS) in Newport Beach, Costa Mesa and other locations &#...