Walnut Creek Man Faces Prison After Rare Economic Espionage Conviction For Selling Tech Secrets To China
A jury convicted Walter Liew, 56, of selling DuPont Co.’s secret recipe for making cars, paper and a long list of everyday items whiter to the Chinese government for $28 million. Prosecutors are demanding a prison sentence of up to 22 years.
A 59-year-old man has been convicted of 27 felony counts for having sex with a 16-year-old boy he hired to be a “houseboy” at his Hayward home last year.
An Oakland man was convicted Tuesday of voluntary manslaughter for fatally stabbing his sister’s boyfriend during an argument over loud music last year.
A man has been convicted of stabbing San Francisco 49ers player Aldon Smith in the leg during a party at Smith’s home outside San Jose on 2012, according to the Santa Clara County District Attorney’s Office.
An ex-felon has been convicted of second-degree murder for fatally shooting a man during an argument in unincorporated San Leandro four years ago.
A teenager who is a reputed gang member was sentenced Thursday to 25 years to life in state prison for his first-degree murder conviction for a shooting that killed a 23-month-old boy in West Oakland in 2011.
The president of a defunct online university described by authorities as a sham has been convicted of creating a front for foreign students seeking to establish U.S. immigration status.
A San Jose woman who served a prison sentence from a 2004 grand theft conviction has been sentenced in Santa Clara County Superior Court to another term for defrauding victims of $124,000.
A Silicon Valley software executive has been convicted of burglary for cheating Target stores out of Lego collectors’ sets.
A Richmond man who kidnapped and raped a 13-year-old neighbor boy in 2011 will spend the rest of his life in prison without the possibility of parole, a Contra Costa County Superior Court judge said Friday.