Defendant's home equity sales fraud conviction is affirmed where the warrant issued for Defendant's arrest was timely, as the applicable statute of limitations was four years because the Civil Code section 1695.8 violation at issue was an offense involving fraud.
APPEAL from a judgment of the Superior Court of Los Angeles County, Judith L. Champagne, Judge. Affirmed.
SECOND APPELLATE DISTRICT
Filed June 18, 2009
Before TURNER, P.J., ARMSTRONG, J., KRIEGLER, J.
Opinion by TURNER, P.J.
Marilee Marshall & Associates and Jennifer Peabody, under appointment by the Court of Appeal, for Defendant and Appellant.
Edmund G. Brown, Jr., Attorney General, Dane R. Gillette, Chief Assistant Attorney General, Pamela C. Hamanaka, Senior Assistant Attorney General, Keith H. Borjon and John R. Gorey, Deputy Attorneys General, for Plaintiff and Respondent.