Los Angeles: Los Angeles Police Department's Commercial Crimes Division, White Collar Crimes Unit, conducted an investigation resulting in the arrest of 3 Defendants, Angela Wallace, Charlesetta Brown, and David Greene. The case was presented to The Los Angeles District Attorney's Office who charged the defendants with 68 Felony Counts on July 12, 2019.
The investigation initially began when the Victim discovered that suspect(s) fraudulently signed a Grant Deed in July 2015, which transferred ownership of the property to several fraudulent corporations. The suspects then obtained fraudulent loans against the property and subsequently sold the property to an unsuspecting buyer. Ultimately the investigation revealed the 3 suspects conspired to steal money from the victim by benefitting from the fraudulent loans and the sale of the victim's property all conducted without the victim's knowledge or permission. Due to their efforts to steal money from the victim's assets the Defendants were charged with Multiple Counts of 530(A) PC Identity Theft, 470(A) PC Forgery, 115(A) PC Forged Instrument, 487(A) PC Grand Theft, and 186.10(A) PC Money Laundering,
The case involves a disbarred attorney identified as Defendant 1, Angela Wallace, Defendant 2, Charlesetta Brown, who has previously been linked to investigations which involve preying on elderly victims to defraud them of their money via real estate or bank fraud, and Defendant 3, David Jayson Greene, Brown's son. The scheme involved defrauding Los Angeles victims of their money via real estate and bank fraud. The investigation revealed the suspects fraudulently transferred the victim's property into a fraudulent company by committing Identity Theft and Forgery. The suspects then obtained multiple loans against the property and subsequently sold the property in question to an unsuspecting buyer.
After a short surveillance in the San Fernando Valley and Ladera Heights, the Commercial Crimes Due Diligence Units arrested all three suspects on the outstanding felony warrants.
Defendant 1, Angela Fawn Wallace was booked at Metropolitan Detention Center on July16, 2019, with Bail set at $1,610,000.00.
Defendant 2, Charlesetta Brown was booked at 77th Jail on July 17, 2019, with Bail set at $1,270,000.00.
Defendant 3, David Jayson Greene was booked at 77th Jail on July 17, 2019, with Bail set at $1,270,000.00
It is believed the suspects may have conspired to commit similar against other victims in the Los Angeles area.
If you have been a victim or have additional information regarding the defendant's criminal activity is urged to call Detective Barnes, Commercial Crimes Division at 213-486-6630. Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call the L.A. Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477) or go directly to www.lacrimestoppers.org. Tipsters may also visit www.lapdonline.org, and click on "Anonymous Web Tips" under the "Get Involved-Crime Stoppers" menu to submit an online tip. Lastly, tipsters may also download the "P3 Tips" mobile application and select the L.A. Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.