Millions of items on Etsy could be counterfeit
Police arrested a man after he allegedly used counterfeit bills to pay for a hotel room in Vacaville Friday night, a police sergeant said.
Belmont police have released video footage and a photo of a woman suspected of passing a counterfeit $100 bill at a shopping mall last month.
Police are warning festival goers to be wary that there are fraudulent scalpers making money selling phony passes. So far 35 have been arrested for selling the fake tickets outside the festival entrance.
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.