Woman Suspected Of Running Blessing Scams, Robbing Elderly SF Chinese Residents Detained In New York
A 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.
A 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.
An elderly South San Francisco resident lost more than $12,000 to a telephone scam over the past several months, police reported Tuesday.
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.
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.
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.
Vallejo police arrested a health care provider Tuesday after the elderly woman she was caring for was found dead.
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.
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.
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.