Two arrested in financial aid scam

Rick Gomez

Two students, Ronald Dennis Clark, 37, of Long Beach and Shanay Bobbie Beacham, 27, of Hawthorne, have been arrested for identity theft and financial aid fraud at Cerritos College.

Both were charged with criminal conspiracy, burglary, forgery and grand theft.  Clark obtained $4,556 and Beacham received $13,000 from the scam.

Cerritos College Campus Police is continuing its investigation.

According to Mark Wallace, Director of Public Relations, there are 30 to 40 names and $200,000 involved.

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