SoCal Revenge Porn Website Creator Gets 18 Years; Charged Victims To Take Down Nude PhotosKevin Bollaert's website allowed jilted lovers and hackers to anonymously post nude photos on ugotposted.com. Victims were redirected to changemyreputation.com and charged $250 to $350 to remove them.
Kesha, Producer Dr. Luke Trade Lawsuits Over Abuse ClaimsKesha and her mentor and producer filed dueling lawsuits Tuesday over the pop singer’s claims she was subjected to nearly a decade of sexual and emotional abuse.
California Bill Would Ban 'Extortion' By Mugshot Websites Seeking Payment To Remove Suspect PhotosA 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 ActsOnline 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.
San Leandro Man Arrested For Stealing Puppies, Selling Them On CraigslistA San Leandro man was arrested Wednesday for allegedly stealing two puppies and putting them up for sale on Craigslist, according to police.
Ex-San Francisco Supervisor Ed Jew To Serve Time In County Jail After Appeal DeniedFormer 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.
East Bay Middle-Schooler Accused Of Blackmailing Girl For Sex Acts After 'Sexting' PhotosPolice 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.
Miss Teen USA Speaks At RSA Conference About Being Victim Of Cyber SnooperCassidy Wolf never expected to become a spokesperson for cyber security, until she became the victim of a creepy cyber extortion attempt.
Hayward Police Officer Accused Of Extorting From Forgery SuspectA Hayward police officer has been arrested for allegedly soliciting a bribe from a woman who was suspected of forging prescriptions, authorities said.
Ex-Contra Costa Sheriff's Deputy Found Guilty In 'Dirty DUI' CaseA 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.
Ex-San Francisco Supervisor Ed Jew Out Of Prison, In Halfway HouseAfter 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.
Ex-SF Street Performer 'Evil Elmo' Charged In Girl Scouts ScamA 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.