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    Judges increases bail on Chukchansi suspects

    Madera County Superior Court Judge Matthew Rigby denied a request to reduce bail amounts for five men involved in the Oct. 9, Chukchansi Gold Resort and Casino incident.

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    Attempted robber behind bars

    A Craigslist post, advertising an estate sale, became the catalyst for a carefully orchestrated heist that suddenly turned into a home invasion; and a Fresno gypsy is accused of being the mastermind.

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    Chukchansi suspects continue to surrender

    Sheriff John Anderson announced this afternoon, a fourth and a fifth suspect, wanted in connection with the Oct. 9, Casino takeover attempt, turned themselves in to authorities.

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    Tribal councilmen McDonald and King turn themselves over to authorities

    Sheriff John Anderson announced today two more suspects wanted in connection with the October 9 casino takeover attempt turned themselves in to authorities.

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    Coarsegold attempted robbery suspect found behind bars

    A Craigslist post, advertising an estate sale, became the catalyst for a carefully orchestrated heist that suddenly turned into a home invasion; and a Fresno Gypsy is accused of being the mastermind.

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    Sheriff issues Bank of America scam alert

    Sheriff John Anderson is issuing an alert to all citizens who bank online. “If you receive an email with a warning, and request to open an attachment from what (at first glance) might appear to come from a reputable financial institution, do not open it.”

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    New scam targets Fresno Bee subscribers

    Madera County Sheriff John Anderson is warning Fresno Bee subscribers about a new scam.

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    Madera County Sheriff John Anderson is warning Fresno Bee subscribers about a new scam.

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    More scams to watch for

    Mountain Area residents must remain vigilant and on alert for scams. Sheriff John Anderson has issued a fraud alert to citizens in both Madera and its neighboring counties.

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    Armed gunmen storm Chukchansi casino

    Picayune Racnheria of Chukchansi Indians claiming to be in control of the tribe boiled over to the Chukchansi Gold Casino after several armed gunman entered the casino confronting and detaining security guards, resulting in the closing of the facility.

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