A Hayward police officer has been arrested for allegedly soliciting a bribe from a woman who was suspected of forging prescriptions, authorities said.
A financial advisor who formerly worked for Morgan Stanley & Co. and then Wells Fargo Advisors has admitted in federal court in San Francisco to forging an elderly widow’s name to $1.8 million worth of checks, prosecutors announced Tuesday.
A former financial secretary for a San Jose public school Parent Teacher Association has been charged with embezzling $27,000 from a PTA fund, according to the Santa Clara County District Attorney’s Office.
A Daly City woman has been charged with forging the signatures of about 80 San Jose city officials and their spouses, including four City Council members, on petitions for a ballot measure on that passed in November, prosecutors said.
A man and a woman were arrested late Sunday after a sheriff’s deputy searched their car and found drugs and about 130 forged car registration tags, the Monterey County Sheriff’s Office said.
A Michigan man’s discovery that someone was using his identity to obtain medical benefits in California uncovered a decades-long scam, San Francisco police said Friday.
A Salinas woman hired by a Carmel family through an online service to assist in their home was arrested in Monterey County on suspicion of stealing the family’s financial information and using it to pay her bills and buy a new car.
A Rodeo man was charged Friday for allegedly making counterfeit money and passing it on to local businesses, Hercules police said.
A Hayward woman has been charged with 22 felony counts in connection with a large-scale and sophisticated identity theft operation, law enforcement officials said Monday.
A San Francisco woman who pleaded no contest to posing as a victim of the San Bruno pipeline explosion to receive free benefits is facing a year in jail.