FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Case # 18HF0377
Date: September 13, 2018
SUB-CONTRACTOR SENTENCED TO EIGHT YEARS IN PRISON FOR MULTIPLE COUNTS OF FORGERY AND EMBEZZLEMENT
SANTA ANA, Calif. – A sub-contractor was sentenced yesterday to eight years in prison for multiple counts of forgery and embezzlement.
Cameron Sidney Evans, 44, Long Beach
Pleaded guilty on Aug. 29, 2018 to the following counts:
Eight years in state prison
Circumstances of the Case
- At the time of the crimes, Evans was a construction sub-contractor who was being supervised by the Los Angeles County Probation Department for a previous felony conviction for workers compensation fraud in Fresno County.
- Between Jan. 2016 and May 2017, Evans is accused of forgery and embezzling over $1 million from eight different companies.
- The defendant would receive two party checks from the general contractor to pay the sub-sub-contractors. Instead of providing these checks, the defendant embezzled the money.
- Evans forged the signatures on the checks and deposited them into his business account.
- The embezzlement was discovered when the sub-sub-contractors complained to the general contractor that they had not been paid for their work.
- Irvine Police Department investigated this case.
Prosecutor: Deputy District Attorney Nicholas Miller, Major Fraud Unit