LA Atty Cops To Bribing Fed Agents, Bank Fraud Conspiracy

By Lauren Berg (April 28, 2020, 11:48 PM EDT) -- A Beverly Hills attorney agreed to plead guilty this month to running a credit card scheme and bribing two federal agents with more than $250,000 to get access to sensitive law enforcement information, the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Central District of California announced Tuesday.

Attorney Edgar Sargsyan, 39, agreed to plead guilty to charges of conspiracy to commit bank fraud, bribing a public official and making false statements to federal investigators, according to a plea agreement signed April 21 and made public Tuesday. He could face up to 50 years in prison.

Federal prosecutors said that, beginning in August 2014...

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