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Bay Area Night Spots Seeing Plenty Of Realistic Fake IDs From China

Chinese companies appear to be flooding the U.S. with very realistic looking fake drivers licenses, and according to both local and federal law enforcement it is a growing concern.


Sonoma Co. Man Accused Of Making Fake IDs, Credit Cards

A Penngrove man is suspected of running a counterfeit drivers’ license and credit card operation from his home, a Sonoma County sheriff’s lieutenant said.

CBS San Francisco–08/25/2011


San Francisco Giants Counterfeit Souvenirs Donated To Charity

Thousands of counterfeit items that were seized during the San Francisco Giants playoff run last year are now headed off to help the children of Haiti.


Prescription Drugs

ConsumerWatch: Beware Of Prescription Fakes Sold Online

The internet has become a shopping outlet for medications without a prescription, but health organizations warn that many of those drugs can be counterfeit and even dangerous.

KPIX 5–06/02/2011

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Oakland Woman Gets 18 Months Prison For Bogus Traveler’s Checks

An Oakland woman has been given 18 months in prison for passing counterfeit traveler’s checks.

CBS San Francisco–06/01/2011


East Bay Man Charged With Making Counterfeit Money

A Rodeo man was charged Friday for allegedly making counterfeit money and passing it on to local businesses, Hercules police said.

CBS San Francisco–05/27/2011

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San Rafael 19-Year-Old Arrested On DUI, Fake ID Charges

Officers arrested a 19-year-old San Rafael woman suspected of driving under the influence and possessing multiple false identification cards in Marin County early Sunday morning, according to the California Highway Patrol.

CBS San Francisco–05/09/2011

Pittsburg Man Charged in Counterfeiting Money

FREDERICK, Md. (AP) –A Bay Area man has been charged with making counterfeit money and possessing drugs in Maryland.