A bill that would ban profit making off mugshots is headed to Gov. Jerry Brown’s desk. There are at least 80 Internet companies that post mugshots and then offer to remove them for a price.
Brentwood Police Hold School Meeting On Sexting, Bullying After Middle School Girl Forced Into Sex Acts
Online bullying, kids’ access to websites and “sexting” are all topics to be covered by Brentwood police Thursday night at a meeting to remind parents that their kids’ online activity has real-world consequences.
A San Leandro man was arrested Wednesday for allegedly stealing two puppies and putting them up for sale on Craigslist, according to police.
Former San Francisco Supervisor Ed Jew, who pleaded guilty in 2008 to perjury and extortion charges, will be serving time in county jail, after an appeal to a judge was denied on Friday.
Police in Brentwood are investing a case of sexting after a boy allegedly forced a girl to perform sex acts after receiving sexually explicit photos of her on his cellphone.
Cassidy Wolf never expected to become a spokesperson for cyber security, until she became the victim of a creepy cyber extortion attempt.
A Hayward police officer has been arrested for allegedly soliciting a bribe from a woman who was suspected of forging prescriptions, authorities said.
A federal jury on Tuesday afternoon found a former Contra Costa County sheriff’s deputy guilty of conspiracy, wire fraud and extortion for aiding a former private investigator in arranging so-called “dirty DUI” arrests in Danville.
After serving five years in federal prison for bribery and extortion, KPIX 5 has learned that former San Francisco Supervisor Ed Jew has been released and is living in a halfway house in the city’s Tenderloin district.
A homeless man with a history of playing an evil version of the “Sesame Street” character Elmo from coast to coast, including San Francisco, was charged Wednesday with trying to extort $2 million from the Girl Scouts.