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.
A Petaluma man who allegedly stole more than $20 million from dozens of investors in a Ponzi scheme has been arrested, Attorney General Kamala Harris and Sonoma County District Attorney Jill Ravitch announced Tuesday.
Elder financial abuse is one of the fastest growing crimes in America, costing seniors $2.9 billion a year, according to the San Francisco District Attorney’s Office.
Several women from Hong Kong were arrested at San Francisco International Airport in connection with a scam to rob elderly Asian women of jewelry and cash.
San Francisco has launched a campaign to safeguard seniors during the month of May, which has been designated Elder Abuse Awareness Month.
An elder abuse and wrongful death case has been filed in California Superior Court in the disappearance and death of a San Francisco dementia patient who was missing for 10 days before being found by a dog walker, dead in a park.
A Clayton man’s alleged plan to defraud his elderly parents of their home last month was thwarted by Contra Costa County’s new fraud notification program.