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Woman gets 20 years in prison for bilking investors. Ruixue "Serena" Shi, 38, of Arcadia, bilked investors in a Southern California hotel and condominium project of at least $26 million. See also Arcadia Weekly, p. 8, 14, November 24, 2022.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/newspaper36378
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
November 23, 2022
Pages
p. A4
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
November 23, 2022
Pages
p. A4
Subjects
Crime and Criminals
Fraud
Global House Buyer
Hyde Morgan Development, LLC
Shi, Ruixue "Serena"
Collection
Newspaper Index
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Arcadia resident, Ruixue "Serena" Shi, gets 20-year sentence for Coachella Valley fraud involving $22.8 million in funds for a condominium and hotel complex called Hyde Resorts and Residences Coachella Valley. Shi was president and owner of Global House Buyer (GHB), a China-based real estate development company, and also was CEO of the Beverly Hills-based company Hyde Morgan Development, LLC. Chinese investors in the Hyde project were falsely promised visas through the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/newspaper36374
Newspaper
Arcadia Weekly
Date
November 24, 2022
Pages
p. 8, 14
Newspaper
Arcadia Weekly
Date
November 24, 2022
Pages
p. 8, 14
Subjects
Crime and Criminals
Fraud
Global House Buyer
Hyde Morgan Development, LLC
Shi, Ruixue "Serena"
Collection
Newspaper Index
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Ruixue "Serena" Shi, 36, of Arcadia, was arrested for allegedly swindling more than $20 million that was solicited for funding a condominium and hotel complex called Hyde Resorts and Residences in Coachella Valley. Shi was president and owner of Global House Buyer (GHB), a China-based real estate development company, and also was CEO of the Beverly Hills-based company Hyde Morgan Development, LLC.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/newspaper35763
Newspaper
Arcadia Weekly
Date
June 25, 2020
Pages
p. 3
Newspaper
Arcadia Weekly
Date
June 25, 2020
Pages
p. 3
Subjects
Crime and Criminals
Fraud
Shi, Ruixue "Serena"
Collection
Newspaper Index
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Monrovia man Yi Chen gets 4 years in prison for fraud in a student visa scheme to get Chinese immigrants into the U.S. unlawfully. From June 2015-February 2021, Chen was the CEO and owner of two so-called educational consulting companies in Alhambra and Arcadia that charged foreign students thousands of dollars for "guaranteed" admission to a college that would lead to the issuance of an F-1 student visa. See also Arcadia Weekly, p. 2, October 6, 2022.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/newspaper36335
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
October 5, 2022
Pages
p. A3
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
October 5, 2022
Pages
p. A3
Subjects
Chen, Yi "Brian"
Crime and Criminals
Fraud
Collection
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An Arcadia man, David Frederick Thornton, pleaded guilty to two counts of mail fraud, two counts of wire fraud and one count of impersonating a federal officer. Charges included his defrauding donors to his Thornton Kidney Research Foundation.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/newspaper25304
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
March 18, 2003
Pages
p. A3
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
March 18, 2003
Pages
p. A3
Subjects
Thornton, David Frederick
Fraud
Scams
Thornton Kidney Research Foundation
Item ID
25502AN
Collection
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Arcadia resident David Frederick Thornton, charged with wire and mail fraud and embezzling money from the Thornton Kidney Research Foundation, was sentenced to eight years in federal prison.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/newspaper25645
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
June 17, 2003
Pages
p. A4
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
June 17, 2003
Pages
p. A4
Subjects
Thornton, David Frederick
Crime - Embezzlement
Crime - Fraud
Thornton Kidney Research Foundation
Item ID
25845AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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Jury finds Deyun Shi, guilty of killing nephews in their Arcadia home. Shi is convicted of two counts of first-degree murder in the 2016 'revenge' act against estranged wife. See also Pasadena Star News, p. A8, March 13, 2024- Jurors get case of man charged in killings of nephews in Arcadia.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/newspaper36649
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
March 14, 2024
Pages
p. A1, A8
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
March 14, 2024
Pages
p. A1, A8
Subjects
Crime and Criminals
Lin, Anthony
Lin, William
Shi, Deyun
Murders
Trials
Collection
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Arcadia couple Edward Chen, aka Jianqiao Chen, Jian Qiao Chen, and Jian Chen aka Jing Jiang and Jean Jiang, accused of fraud involving defrauding investors through EB-5 visa schemes. The couple's companies raised more than $22.5 million from 45 Chinese investors, purportedly to build an interior design center in Ontario and a condominium building in Los Angeles. See also "Arcadia couple faces court hearing for stealing $12 million," Arcadia Weekly, p. 1,3 October 5, 2017.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/newspaper34970
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
September 30, 2017
Pages
p. A3, A8
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
September 30, 2017
Pages
p. A3, A8
Subjects
Chen, Edward
Chen, Jian Qiao
Chen, Jianqiao
Crime and Criminals
Jiang, Jing
Jiang, Jean
Fraud
Item ID
35160AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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Dr. Daniel Healy, 53, of Arcadia, pled guilty to one count of distribution of a controlled substance, the painkiller oxycodone. He faces up to 20 years in prison when he is sentenced December 7.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/newspaper31565
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
July 10, 2009
Pages
p. A1
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
July 10, 2009
Pages
p. A1
Subjects
Drugs
Healy, Daniel
Oxycodone
Trials
Item ID
31761AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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Amy Liang, her brother Alan Liang, and Benson Ip were indicted on five counts of mail fraud and eight counts of wire fraud.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/newspaper21456
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
August 1, 2001
Pages
p. A2
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
August 1, 2001
Pages
p. A2
Subjects
Crime
Amy Liang
Alan Liang
Benson Ip
Item ID
21678AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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The Marching bands in the 2021 Tournament of Roses Parade have been announced. Arcadia High School's Apache Marching Band and Color Guard will participate in the 2021 Rose Parade. See also Mountain Views News, p. 3, March 7, 2020.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/newspaper35679
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
March 8, 2020
Pages
p. A3

Deyun Shi of San Gabriel, pleads not guilty in attack on his wife in La Canada Flintridge and in the beating deaths of his two nephews William Lin and Anthony Lin, in Arcadia. See also Arcadia Weekly, p. 1, 15, May 19, 2016.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/newspaper34566
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
May 19, 2016
Pages
p. A1, A4
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
May 19, 2016
Pages
p. A1, A4
Subjects
Crime and Criminals
Huang, Vickey
Lin, Anthony
Lin, David
Lin, William
Lin, Yujing
Murders
Shi, Deyun
Item ID
34758AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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Murder trial. Deyun Shi, man accused of revenge on family. The prosecutor said Shi, a Chinese citizen, had plan to flee to Hong Kong after killing his 2 teenage nephews in Arcadia and an attack against his wife. Shi faces life in prison without parole if convicted in the January 22, 2016 killings of 15-year-old Anthony Lin and 16-year-old William Lin, and of injuring his wife the day before. The boys were bludgeoned to death in their home in the 400 block of Fairview Avenue in Arcadia.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/newspaper36642
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
March 1, 2024
Pages
p. A1, A5
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
March 1, 2024
Pages
p. A1, A5
Subjects
Crime and Criminals
Lin, Amy
Lin, Anthony
Lin, William
Shi, Deyun
Murders
Trials
Collection
Newspaper Index
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George Torres, of Arcadia, was convicted of 55 felony counts, including racketeering, "honest services" mail fraud, and wire fraud, conspiring to harbor illegal immigrants and tax charges. The jury also found that Torres solicited the 1994 murder of a gang member who demanded a "tax" from a Numero Uno Market. George Torres owned eleven Numero Uno grocery stores in some of the region's poorest neighborhoods.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/newspaper31440
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
April 21, 2009
Pages
p. A8
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
April 21, 2009
Pages
p. A8
Subjects
Crime and Criminals
Numero Uno Markets
Racketeering
Torres, George
Item ID
31633AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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Two articles. Vigil for slain brothers Anthony Lin and William Lin. Hundreds mourned yesterday at courtyard of Arcadia Performing Arts Center. The brothers are remembered as bright and caring. Uncle Deyun Shi denies he attacked his estranged wife and beat his nephews to death. Shi's next court hearing in Hong Kong is February 11. See hard copy in VF Crime and Criminals.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/newspaper34432
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
January 26, 2016
Pages
p. A1, A4
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
January 26, 2016
Pages
p. A1, A4
Subjects
Arcadia High School students
Crime and Criminals
Deaths
Double homicide
Lin, Anthony
Lin, William
Murders
Shi, Deyun
Item ID
34624AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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Breeders' Cup: a classic debate. Horse Bayern veers sharply out of the gate, goes wire to wire, and stays on top after inquiry into the start of the race. Bayern wins the Breeders' Cup Classic. Photos. See also p. B1 and B9 commentary on trainer D. Wayne Lukas and race horse Take Charge Brandi by columnist Mark Whicker. See also p. B8, 35-year-old trainer Chad Brown had a memorable weekend, having saddled 3 Breeders' Cup winners.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/newspaper34023
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
November 2, 2014
Pages
p. B1, B8

Former Arcadia man accused of lying, losing millions of investors' money. James Arthur McDonald, Jr. former CEO and Chief Investment Officer of Hercules Investments LLC and Index Strategy Advisors Inc. was charged with one count of securities fraud. Prosecutors claim McDonald lost clients of his Los Angeles-based firm Hercules millions of dollars in late 2020. He had been renting a home in Arcadia.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/newspaper36351
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
September 22, 2022
Pages
p. A8
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
September 22, 2022
Pages
p. A8
Subjects
Crime and Criminals
Fraud
McDonald, James Arthur
Collection
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The 4th Annual Veteran's Day Celebration took place November 11 at Arcadia County Park. Sponsored by Mike Antonovich of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors. In photo, veteran and Pearl Harbor survivor James R. Wire.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/newspaper33402
Newspaper
Arcadia Weekly
Date
November 15, 2001
Pages
p. 1, 8
Newspaper
Arcadia Weekly
Date
November 15, 2001
Pages
p. 1, 8
Subjects
Antonovich, Mike
Community events
Holidays
Wire, James R.
Item ID
33598AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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Obituary/death notice. See also Pasadena Star News, p. A5, November 6, 2021.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/newspaper36097
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
November 5, 2021
Pages
p. A4
Announcement Type
Obituary or death notice
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
November 5, 2021
Pages
p. A4
Announcement Type
Obituary or death notice
Subjects
Solt, Gregory D.
Collection
Newspaper Index
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Four Chinese investors are plaintiffs suing San Gabriel consulting firm California Investment Immigration Fund. Plaintiffs believed they were investing $500,000 in U.S. businesses in return for green cards. FBI allege the scheme was fraud and raided the firm and homes of lawyer Victoria Chan, her father Tat Chan, his wife Zheng Chan, in April.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/newspaper34888
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
May 23, 2017
Pages
p. A3, A9
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
May 23, 2017
Pages
p. A3, A9
Subjects
Chan, Tat
Chan, Victoria
Chan, Zheng
EB-5 Visa Program
Fraud
Lawsuits
Li, Song Yao
Li, Ting
Xia, Yeqing
Zeng, Fang
Zhang, Rui
Item ID
35078AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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