Cash

Police Investigation

Person Posing As Santa Clara Police Sergeant Threatening People With Arrests, Demanding Money

Santa Clara police are warning the public of a person posing as a sergeant and threatening people with an arrest warrant unless they pay their dues, police said Friday.

03/22/2015

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‘Credibles’ App Helping Small Bay Area Businesses Stay Afloat, Reward Repeat Customers

A new app is helping businesses keep cash on hand, and letting customers earn bonuses by pre-paying for the products they need.

03/03/2015

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27 Arrested In San Jose, Modesto In Connection With Alleged Gambling Ring

SAN JOSE (CBS SF) — Twenty-seven people were arrested Tuesday in Modesto and San Jose in the culmination of a six-month investigation by Santa Clara police into an alleged gambling ring, a police spokesman said […]

02/25/2015

Cody Gintz was identified as a suspect in the theft of a girl scout's money box in San Jose. (Source: Bay City News)

10-Year-Old Girl Scout Selling Cookies Robbed; Suspect Arrested After She Records License Plate

Police say a quick-thinking 10-year-old Girl Scout wearing her badge for cleverness recorded the license plate number of a man who swiped her money box from outside a supermarket in San Jose Sunday afternoon.

02/22/2015

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Group Of Suspects Sought In String Of Armed Robberies In San Francisco Neighborhood

A group of male suspects are wanted in connection with three armed robberies in San Francisco’s Excelsior neighborhood on Friday night, police said.

12/01/2014

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CHP Sergeant Finds $120K In Middle Of Concord Street; Cash Returned To Man Who Had Lost Life Savings

A man’s life savings have been recovered after an off-duty California Highway Patrol sergeant found over $120,000 in cash in the middle of a Concord roadway, CHP officials said Monday.

10/27/2014

Credit cards. (DAMIEN MEYER/AFP/Getty Images)

Survey Shows Shift Towards Cashless Society Driven By Millennials

When it comes to making small purchases, Americans prefer cash over plastic, but according to a new survey that’s likely to change.

09/01/2014

San Francisco Muni

SF Muni Fares Go Up On Monday; Start Carrying An Extra Quarter

Daily cash fares for riding San Francisco Municipal Railway will go from $2 to $2.25 effective Monday, SFMTA officials said.

08/29/2014

A woman displays @HiddenCash found in San Jose. (CBS)

@Hiddencash Ends Money Drops 2 Months After Twitter Phenomenon Began In Bay Area

More than two months after their cash drops became a phenomenon that spread across the country and around the world, the Bay Area duo behind the @hiddencash Twitter account said they are ending their experiment.

08/12/2014

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Scavenger Hunts Attracts Stoners And Techies With Cannabis, Bitcoin Hidden Giveaways

The hidden cash treasure hunt that’s become popular around the Bay Area is going digital, with a little something for marijuana enthusiasts, too.

07/11/2014

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