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  • Costa Mesa woman gets three years for identity theft ring

    A Costa Mesa woman has been sentenced to three years in state prison for her involvement in an identity theft ring that charged thousands of dollars in merchandise at Best Buy stores throughout Los Angeles and Orange counties. Georgia Lichia Su, 41,...
  • Costa Mesa's credit rating drops one grade

    COSTA MESA — The city's credit rating dropped one grade because of its "weakened financial profile," according to a news release issued by City Hall on Friday. In its reasoning, Moody's Investors Service cited an above-average exposure to...
  • Sentencing is Friday for Irvine firm embezzler

    A 36-year-old man convicted of embezzling more than $1.9 million from an Irvine-based architecture firm is scheduled to appear for sentencing Friday. Salvatory Josef Fulwider of Yorba Linda pled guilty to 48 felonies, including grand theft, making...
  • Former executive gets 13 years for embezzlement

    A former Irvine architecture firm executive was sentenced to 13 years in prison and ordered to pay millions in fines and restitution for stealing $1.9 million from his former company. Salvatory Josef Fulwider, 38, of Yorba Linda, was ordered to pay $3....
  • Lobdell: Chief's expense reports offer clues

    I've been looking through the expense reports of Costa Mesa Police Chief Christopher Shawkey and Capt. Ron Smith, searching for clues as to why they were unexpectedly put on administrative leave in November. After poring through more than 200 pages of...
  • Woman arrested on suspicion of stealing credit card

    An Anaheim woman is out on bail after being arrested earlier this week on suspicion of stealing an Irvine woman's credit card and buying designer handbags. Judy Nguyen, 28, was booked on suspicion of identity theft and grand theft and unauthorized use of...
  • Suspect in Irvine office thefts arrested

    Suspect in Irvine office thefts arrested
    Irvine police have arrested a man suspected in 13 workplace burglaries that netted credit cards, wallets and purses, officials said Wednesday. John Steven Gachupin, 47, whose last known residence was in Chula Vista, was arrested Tuesday in Tustin,...
  • It's A Gray Area: When it comes to our failings, pick a card

    Yes, our great country has some problems. But there is nothing going on today that could not be addressed and resolved by good proactive leadership. In this case, I define leadership as identifying and addressing a problem area from a human and economic...
  • Community Commentary: Why Obama doesn't care about the U.S. credit rating

    Just when the world financial markets had seemed to stabilize after five weeks of the violent convulsions caused by the first credit downgrade in the history of the United States, Standard & Poors announced the U.S. remains on negative credit watch, and...
  • Community Commentary: Obama put the country before the markets

    Former Orange County Treasurer Chriss Street makes some statements about President Obama, makes some conjectures, and then draws some conclusions that are, well, out of left field ("Community Commentary: Why Obama doesn't care about the U.S. credit...
  • Community Commentary: On a path to more joblessness

    It would seem a little embarrassing to have to inform the "Occupy Wall Street" movement that the corporate icon they are protesting — The New York Stock Exchange — was already sold to the Germans. But the real motive behind the protests are a...
  • Bookkeeper gets two years for stealing company's money

    A bookkeeper for a Newport Beach architectural firm was sentenced to two years in prison Monday for stealing more than $150,000 from the company. Suzanne Denise Baumann, 41, of Anaheim Hills was convicted in August of grand theft, second-degree...