Elder Abuse

Woman Suspected Of Running Blessing Scams, Robbing Elderly SF Chinese Residents Detained In New YorkA 61-year-old Chinese woman who allegedly took part in blessing scams that ripped off older Chinese residents in San Francisco, Los Angeles and New York City, was detained in New York as she attempted to flee the U.S. for China.
Former Salinas Nurse Charged With Elder Abuse, Tax FraudA former nursing assistant has been charged with stealing from an elderly Salinas woman in her care and providing false information on tax returns and unemployment benefit claims.
Elderly South San Francisco Resident Loses $12,000 To Phone ScamAn elderly South San Francisco resident lost more than $12,000 to a telephone scam over the past several months, police reported Tuesday.
Newark Woman Faces Attempted Murder Charge For Hammer Attack On 75-Year-Old MomA 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.
Scammers Steal $4K In Cash, Jewelry From Richmond WomanPolice 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.
Arrest Made In Robbery Of 70-Year-Old Woman Outside Fremont WalmartA suspect has been arrested in connection with a robbery that seriously injured a woman outside a Wal-Mart last week, Fremont police said Friday.
Vallejo Care Provider Arrested After Elderly Woman Found DeadVallejo police arrested a health care provider Tuesday after the elderly woman she was caring for was found dead.
Former Alameda County Judge Gets Probation On Elder Abuse ConvictionA 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.
Woman Sentenced In 'Sweetheart Scam' Of Elderly Campbell ManA 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.
Prominent Oakland Banker Charged With Swindling Clients For $1.4MA 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.
Caretaker Accused Of Beating Elderly Millbrae Man With Walker To Stand TrialA 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.
Alameda County Judge Resigns Amid Charges He Stole $1.6M From NeighborAn 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.