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According to the California Attorney General, 56 individuals involved in a scheme resulting in the theft of nearly $5 million from hundreds of people in a widespread mail theft and postal fraud operation.


  1. How many suspects were arrested as part of the fraud?
  2. Out of which counties were the suspects operating?
  3. What will the arrested individuals be charged with?
  4. Describe the extensive resources and agencies involved in fraud enforcement for this particular scheme.
  5. How long was the investigation?


California Department of Justice (DOJ). (2022). Attorney General Bonta Announces 56 Arrests in $5 Million Postal Theft and Fraud Operation. California DOJ Press Release, Oct. 7 (Retrievable online at