October 20, 2021

California woman arrested in nationwide, $6 million student debt relief scam, attorney general says

A 47-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of running a nationwide fraudulent student loan debt relief that stole over $6 million from more than 19,000 victims over three years.

Angela Kathryn Mirabella was arrested Tuesday and was being held in Orange County Jail on no bail, according to inmate records. She was named in an 87-count indictment as the person who filed three fraudulent businesses with the California Secretary of State – Mirabella Group LLC in Huntington Beach and Student Renew LLC and My Financial Solutions LLC in Newport Beach.

The indictment, which includes charges of grand theft by false pretenses, computer access and fraud, as well as unauthorized use of personal identifying information, identifies several others who worked with Mirabella as managers or sales agents to run the scheme.

The charges include special allegations for money laundering in excess of $2.5 million and aggravated white-collar…

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