Berkeley Wine Shop Owner Sold Fake ‘Rare’ Vintages, Bilked Customers $45 Million To Pay For Lavish LifestyleThe owner of Berkeley's now-bankrupt Premier Cru wine shop admits he defrauded customers of at least $45 million to finance his lavish lifestyle.
Parent Accused Of Stealing $180K In Donations From San Francisco's St. Ignatius Prep SchoolA Pacifica woman charged with stealing over $180,000 from a volunteer committee at San Francisco's St. Ignatius high school was arraigned.
Wells Fargo Workers Allegedly Stole $800K From Dead Customers' AccountsA former Wells Fargo bank employee and his friend, both accused of stealing money from elderly and deceased bank customers.
2 NorCal Insurance Brokers Jailed For Allegedly Pocketing Clients’ PremiumsTwo insurance brokers have been arrested and charged for allegedly pocketing insurance premiums paid by their customers.
San Francisco Police Officer Arrested On Embezzlement, Theft ChargesA San Francisco police officer, who resigned earlier this year after the launch of an internal investigation stemming from alleged misuse of a city-owned vehicle, as well as city gas and automotive services, was arrested Friday, a police spokesman said.
3 Accused In Embezzling Scheme Involving Bingo At San Jose ChurchThree people have been charged for an alleged embezzlement scheme involving at a San Jose church that went on for years.
DEA, Secret Service Agents Charged With Stealing Digital Currency During Silk Road InvestigationTwo former federal agents have been charged with stealing digital currency during their investigation into an online black market that allowed users to buy and sell drugs and other illegal items.
Missing Official Suspected Of Embezzling From San Francisco Community Funds Bought $1.5 Million Coastal HomeThe man suspected of $1.3 million from the Association of Bay Area Governments, an agency providing planning and public monetary services for San Francisco, is reported to have lived a lavish lifestyle.
Former Napa Wine Executive Sentenced To Prison For Tax Evasion SchemeA former vice president of the Wine Tasting Network was sentenced Tuesday to 33 months in prison for his involvement in an embezzlement and tax evasion scheme, U.S. Attorney Melinda Haag announced Wednesday.
Fairfield High School Football Coach Arrested On Suspicion Of Embezzling Athletic Fundraiser MoneyThe head football coach at Vanden High School in Fairfield has been arrested on suspicion of embezzling thousands of dollars from athletic fundraising events, Fairfield police said.
Former Monterey County Police Employee Suspected Of Stealing Department Property ArrestedPolice found a former employee had stored multiple items in self-storage lockers, including police uniforms, firefighter "turn-out" gear, radio equipment, vehicle light bars, animal "catch poles," keys and handcuffs.
Sonoma County Hardware Stores Office Manager Accused Of Embezzling $300,000The former office manager of the Garrett Hardware stores in Windsor and Healdsburg delayed entering a plea on Monday afternoon in Sonoma County Superior Court to embezzling more than $300,000 from the two stores.