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Lyft Rideshare Service

Uber Employees Allegedly Tricked Lyft Drivers By Canceling Thousands Of Fake Ride Requests

Uber is in the hot seat after new data provided by Lyft shows Uber employees have ordered and canceled more than 5,000 ride from Lyft in the last year.

08/13/2014

Fake Ranger Dubbed 'Officer Spandex' Spotted On Marin County Trails

Fake Ranger Dubbed ‘Officer Spandex’ Spotted On Marin County Trails Harassing Hikers

Park rangers are telling hikers to beware of “Officer Spandex” — a bicyclist who’s been harassing people and their dogs on Marin County trails.

07/24/2014

Jeffrey Bugai was arrested July 10 for kidnapping with the intent to commit sexual assaults while impersonating a police officer. (San Francisco Police Department)

Police Arrest SF Man For Impersonating Cop To Kidnap, Sexually Assault Immigrants

A 35-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly impersonating a police officer to kidnap and sexually assault newly arrived immigrants, police said Monday.

07/21/2014

An exterior view of Tri-Valley University on Boulder Ct. in Pleasanton. (Tri-Valley University)

Head Of Pleasanton ‘Sham University’ Convicted Of Fraud

The president of a defunct online university described by authorities as a sham has been convicted of creating a front for foreign students seeking to establish U.S. immigration status.

03/25/2014

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ConsumerWatch: Scammers Impersonating IRS Agents As Tax Season Arrives

HAYWARD (KPIX 5) – Tax season is right around the corner and scammers are already trying to take advantage of consumers by impersonating Internal Revenue Service agents. Cheryl Singh got a phone call from a […]

01/15/2014

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2 Arrested In Alleged ID Theft, Squatting At Walnut Creek Home

A man and woman were arrested for allegedly squatting in an unoccupied Walnut Creek home after stealing the identity of the former owner to create a fake lease, police said Friday.

07/19/2013

The 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards - Show

ConsumerWatch: Beware Canceled Tickets Being Sold Online

Consumers who buy tickets for concerts and sporting events through third party venders like Craigslist are taking the risk that those tickets are worthless. That’s because…

05/16/2013

A couple argues on the "Kiss Cam" at a Grizzlies game. (Fresno Grizzlies/CBS)

Real Or Fake? Breakup At Minor League Giants Game Stirs Online Debate

Video of an apparent breakup at a Fresno Grizzlies game has crated some buzz on the internet, but the dramatic breakup may be little more than a stunt by team employees.

05/09/2013

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Phony Sheriff’s Deputy Reported Going Door-To-Door In San Carlos

San Mateo County sheriff’s deputies are warning residents in San Carlos about a man who was going door-to-door earlier this week claiming to be from the sheriff’s office.

03/08/2013

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Woman Admits Fabricating UC Santa Cruz Rape, Beating

A woman who told the University of California at Santa Cruz police that she was sexually assaulted on campus earlier this month admitted to fabricating the incident, the campus police chief said Thursday.

02/28/2013

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