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A Riverside County funeral home owner was convicted recently of six counts of grand theft and financial elder abuse for defrauding elderly customers in scams involving pre-paid funerals. The 58-year-old woman faces up to six years in state prison for financial funeral home abuse of at least 20 customers of Valley Funeral Home. Investigators say […]

An article in the Sacramento Bee reports that a former mortuary worker convicted of dismembering cadavers donated to the UCLA medical school and selling the body parts was sentenced to serve ten years in prison and pay more than $1.7 million in unpaid taxes, fines and restitution. Jurors in the California mortuary malpractice case found […]