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Armenian Power Gang Leader From Valencia Sentenced

A man arrested Friday after he was accused of taking pictures of a woman in a Target changing room was released Monday, after the District Attorney’s Office declined to press charges, officials said.

A Valencia man and leader of the Armenian Power gang was convicted of 57 counts for his role in racketeering conspiracy that included extortion, bank fraud and a sophisticated credit and debit card skimming scheme. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. Mher Darbinyan, 39, of Valencia, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge R. ...

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Santa Clarita Deputies Seek Suspect In ATM-Bank Fraud, W/ Photos

Santa Clarita Deputies Seek Suspect In ATM-Bank Fraud, W/ Photos

Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies are seeking a suspect in connection with fraud and forgery charges in the case of a Santa Clarita man who had debit card, checks and other financial information taken from his mailbox. The theft was reported in February, and Sheriff’s Station officials are asking for the public’s help in identifying a person of interest in the reported crimes. The suspect reportedly forged and deposited checks into his bank account using an ATM and the victim’s stolen debit card. Once the checks were deposited, the suspect would then reportedly withdraw cash via an ATM prior to the forged checks being returned as insufficient funds.

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