Simply a case of stupidity and arrogance….
SAN DIEGO (CBSLA.com) — A Southern California woman was scheduled to be arraigned Monday after she was arrested in Mexico for her role in a $1 million “large-scale” fraud scheme, authorities said.
Wanda Lee Ann Podgurski, 60, was arrested July 4 in Mexico by the San Diego County District Attorney’s Fugitive Task Force after being convicted of 29 felony counts related to an insurance fraud scam, according to District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis.
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Prosecutors say Podgurski taunted law enforcement during the time she was on the run by establishing a Twitter account, following only District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis and then tweeting, “Catch me if you can.”
Podgurski was scheduled to be arraigned at 1:30 p.m. in San Diego Superior Court on a charge of failing to appear while on bail.
She was sentenced in absentia on June…
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