Mill Valley police arrested the manager of an assisted living facility Wednesday on suspicion of fraud, identity theft and financial elder abuse of a resident.
Pleasanton police arrested a former Pinole police commander Friday and were seeking his wife on suspicion of defrauding an elderly man.
Police have arrested an 18-year-old employee at the Woodside Terrace Senior Living complex in Redwood City on suspicion of burglary and elder abuse.
The U.S. Department of Justice is warning seniors to watch out for investment fraud schemes. According to the agency, it’s a type of crime that is surging as a result of the recession.
Many of the dogs neglected at an unlicensed group home where dozens of mentally ill seniors were recently discovered to be living in deplorable conditions have found loving new families, animal care officials said.
Bail was set at a half million dollars each for the five family members in San Jose charged with 15 felony counts of elder abuse.
The San Francisco Police Department has produced a video in Cantonese that warns elderly members of the Chinese American community about a scam that has netted thieves more than a million dollars in cash and jewelry over the past few months.
A judge charged with stealing at least $1.6 million from an elderly neighbor remains on the bench.
An Alameda County Superior Court judge was arraigned Friday on charges that he stole at least $1.6 million from a 97-year-old neighbor in the Berkeley hills over the course of more than a decade.
The Sonoma County District Attorney’s Office and California Attorney General Kamala Harris filed a 164-count complaint Thursday against a Petaluma man suspected of stealing $20 million from dozens of investors in an alleged securities fraud Ponzi scheme.