A 22-year-old man has been sentenced to four years in prison for his role in a copyright infringement scheme that involved selling counterfeit CDs and DVDs in Northern California.
Police in Santa Clara are searching for a man who was captured on surveillance video attempting to pass a counterfeit $100 bill while making a purchase at a drug store on July 15, a spokesman said.
A man was beaten and robbed by six men just after midnight Monday after he refused to provide change for a counterfeit bill, South San Francisco police said Wednesday.
Morgan Hill police, working with the U.S. Secret Service to investigate a recent rash of counterfeit bills, arrested a man on Tuesday on suspicion of making phony $10 and $20 bills in a motel room, a police spokesman said.
Two men and a woman were arrested Monday in Morgan Hill after police found a large quantity of counterfeit U.S. currency inside a hotel room, Morgan Hill police said.
Burlingame police confiscated 400 pieces of counterfeit designer items from a retail shop last week.
An alleged attempt to use fraudulent gift cards in a downtown San Mateo store this week led to the arrest of five San Jose residents on counterfeiting, drug and weapon charges.
The San Francisco 49ers were warning their fans to be wary of fake tickets circulating for Saturday’s NFC Divisional Playoff matchup with the Green Bay Packers at Candlestick Park.
A man and a woman were arrested late Sunday after a sheriff’s deputy searched their car and found drugs and about 130 forged car registration tags, the Monterey County Sheriff’s Office said.
The California State Board of Equalization issued a reminder Monday that people who buy products from websites both within and outside the state must pay sales taxes, even if they are not charged at the time of sale.