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Convicted Felons Charged with Unemployment Benefit Fraud 

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Convicted Felons Charged with Unemployment Benefit Fraud 


A trio of Southern California felons—including a convicted murderer—were charged with allegedly swindling the state for unemployment benefits during the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) virus pandemic. Rosalva Bahena, from Fullerton, was among those charged for allegedly conspiring to defraud the Economic Development Department (EDD). Her latest charges add to an already colorful criminal history, which includes a 2006 sentence for strangulating a 43-year-old woman. She later served three years in prison after pleading guilty in 2017 to carjacking. A plea bargain deal led to the dismissal of charges for kidnapping, car theft, and buying or receiving a stolen vehicle. She was most recently arrested Jan. 4 and charged with three counts each of perjury and false statement or representation or concealment and money laundering, as well as a count of conspiracy to defraud another of property, all felonies. She is being held in an Orange County jail without bail. Police …

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