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Hispanic homeowners in Ventura County – Public Announcement from DA’s Office (English and En español) - December 18, 2019


If you own property in Ventura County and believe you may be a victim of real estate fraud, we encourage you to download a real estate fraud complaint form from the REFAT website and submit that complaint to the District Attorney’s Office.


What does the District Attorney do? - April 11, 2019


Whiteboard animation explaining the roles and responsibilities of the District Attorney’s Office.


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NOTABLE CASES
2013 People v. Kenneth Powell, Katie Rose, and Paul Lascola

Three convicted and sentenced in real estate investment fraud scheme

The Ventura County District Attorney’s Office successfully prosecuted one of the largest real estate investment fraud schemes uncovered in the county involving victim losses exceeding $3 million.

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2012 People v. Calvin Sharp

Judge finds killer who used meat cleaver sane and sentences him to multiple life terms

In August 2007, Calvin Sharp chased down, attacked, and brutally killed a 6-year-old boy, Sev’n Molina, with a meat cleaver. When Sev’n’s mother, Sandra Ruiz, tried to stop the attack, Sharp attacked her as well, causing major life-long injuries. A neighbor, Diane Cox, also attempted to intervene and suffered serious injuries at the hands of Sharp.

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NEWS RELEASES
January 22, 2020

VENTURA, California – District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced that Joseph DeAngelo (the alleged “Golden State Killer”) was arraigned today.

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January 22, 2020

District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced that Raymond Bolanos (DOB 7/7/95), of Oxnard has been charged with murder, a special allegation that he personally used a gun and a gang allegation, for the shooting death of Alejandro Hernandez of Ventura on January 19, 2020. Julian Nunez (DOB 11/10/93), of Ventura was also charged for his […]

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January 21, 2020

VENTURA, California – District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that on January 17, 2020, Judge David Hirsch of the Ventura County Superior Court imposed an eight-year felony jail sentence on defendant Peter Cuong Chi Nhan (DOB 05/22/77), of El Monte.

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January 21, 2020

VENTURA, California – District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that Santa Clarita resident Cory Evans (DOB 11/07/78), has been charged with two felony counts of attempted grand theft by false pretenses and two felony counts of attempted financial elder abuse.

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January 17, 2020

VENTURA, California –District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that Debra Elaine Ashcraft (DOB 11/23/57), of Camarillo, pled guilty to one felony count of failing to file a California tax return.

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January 16, 2020

VENTURA, California – District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that Judge Ronda McKaig sentenced Andre Lamont Ingram (DOB 05/26/86) to eight years in prison. On December 16, 2019, Ingram was convicted of four robberies that occurred throughout Ventura County in 2018.

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PUBLIC REPORTS
April 16, 2018

Report on the April 9, 2017 shooting of Jose Romero Gonzalez-Rendon by Santa Paula Police Department senior officer Matt Alonzo.

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February 22, 2017

Report on the December 16, 2015, shooting of Bryant Duncan by Ventura County Sheriff’s Deputy Leon Mah

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August 18, 2016

Report on the March 28, 2015, Shooting of Meagan Hockaday by Oxnard Police Officer Roger Garcia

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PUBLICATIONS
Real Estate Fraud Complaint Form – English

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Real Estate Fraud Complaint Form – Spanish

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Workers’ Compensation Fraud Complaint Form – English

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Workers’ Compensation Fraud Complaint form – Spanish

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Consumer Mediation Complaint Form

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Child Abduction Recovery Unit Complaint Form – Spanish

UNIDAD DE SECUESTRO INFANTIL Y RECUPERACION FORMULARIO DE DEMANDA

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ALERTS & ADVISORIES
Real Estate Fraud Complaint Form – English

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Real Estate Fraud Complaint Form – Spanish

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Fraudulent Rental Housing Listing Advisory

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Foreclosure & Loan Modification – English

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Foreclosure & Loan Modification – Spanish

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