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Elder Abuse

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Elderly South San Francisco Resident Loses $12,000 To Phone Scam

An elderly South San Francisco resident lost more than $12,000 to a telephone scam over the past several months, police reported Tuesday.

03/18/2014

Cindy Lynn Burleigh is charged with attacking her mother with a hammer. (Newark PD)

Newark Woman Faces Attempted Murder Charge For Hammer Attack On 75-Year-Old Mom

A 57-year-old Newark woman has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and other charges for allegedly attacking her mother with a hammer early Sunday morning, police said.

03/03/2014

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Scammers Steal $4K In Cash, Jewelry From Richmond Woman

Police are attempting to locate two men who scammed an elderly woman out of about $4,000 in cash and jewelry on Thursday by claiming they needed help to claim a winning lottery ticket.

11/01/2013

Police said these two people are suspected of robbing a woman outside a Fremont Walmart on Osgood Road on October 4, 2013. They were last seen driving off in a gray Hyundai sedan. (Fremont Police Department)

Arrest Made In Robbery Of 70-Year-Old Woman Outside Fremont Walmart

A suspect has been arrested in connection with a robbery that seriously injured a woman outside a Wal-Mart last week, Fremont police said Friday.

10/11/2013

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Vallejo Care Provider Arrested After Elderly Woman Found Dead

Vallejo police arrested a health care provider Tuesday after the elderly woman she was caring for was found dead.

08/15/2013

Alameda County Superior Court Judge Paul Seeman. (CBS)

Former Alameda County Judge Gets Probation On Elder Abuse Conviction

A former Alameda County Superior Court judge who was accused of stealing the life savings of his elderly neighbor in the Berkeley Hills over a period of more than a decade faces only five years’ probation under a plea agreement reached Thursday.

08/01/2013

Samantha Pham (Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office)

Woman Sentenced In ‘Sweetheart Scam’ Of Elderly Campbell Man

A 30-year-old woman was sentenced Friday for swindling a 67-year-old Campbell man who considered her his fiancée out of thousands of dollars, losing his home in the process.

05/31/2013

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Prominent Oakland Banker Charged With Swindling Clients For $1.4M

A veteran banker who heads a merchant association in Oakland’s upscale Montclair neighborhood has been charged with swindling at least five clients out of more than $1.4 million.

05/29/2013

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Caretaker Accused Of Beating Elderly Millbrae Man With Walker To Stand Trial

A caretaker accused of hitting an elderly Millbrae man on the head with his own walker, causing serious injuries, will stand trial on assault and elder abuse charges, according to San Mateo County prosecutors.

05/24/2013

Alameda County Superior Court Judge Paul Seeman. (CBS)

Alameda County Judge Resigns Amid Charges He Stole $1.6M From Neighbor

An Alameda County Superior Court judge who is facing 32 felony counts for allegedly stealing at least $1.6 million from his elderly neighbor in the Berkeley Hills has agreed to resign.

03/21/2013

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