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San Francisco-Based StubHub Latest Company To Be Victim Of Cyber Thieves

The company detected the unauthorized transactions last year, contacted authorities and gave the affected customers refunds and help changing their passwords.

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Former San Francisco City Attorney’s Employee Claims She Was Fired For Investigating Corruption

San Francisco unnecessarily paid millions of dollars in sewer replacement claims in an alleged scheme by the city attorney’s office that a staffer was fired for investigating, according to a claim by the terminated attorney.

07/03/2014

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Former Salinas Nurse Charged With Elder Abuse, Tax Fraud

A former nursing assistant has been charged with stealing from an elderly Salinas woman in her care and providing false information on tax returns and unemployment benefit claims.

06/24/2014

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Oakland Medical Supply Company Owners Sentenced For Medicare Wheelchair Scam

Two medical equipment supply company owners and an associate were sentenced in federal court in Oakland earlier this week to prison terms for their roles in a $1.6 million Medicare fraud concerning phony prescriptions for power wheelchairs.

06/20/2014

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Utah Woman Indicted For Embezzling $1.3M From Mountain View-Based Symantec

A federal grand jury in San Jose indicted a 47-year-old Utah woman Wednesday in the embezzlement of $1.34 million from a Mountain View company for cars, vacations, concerts and other expenses, according the U.S. Attorney’s Office.

06/12/2014

Owners and employees at a popular San Jose spa are facing fraud charges in 'operation nail polish'. (CBS)

San Jose Spa Owners, Employees Facing Insurance Fraud Charges In ‘Operation Nail Polish’ Investigation

Prosecutors say a popular San Francisco Bay Area spa cost insurance companies and employers more than $7 million by falsely billing manicures and pedicures as chiropractic treatments.

05/22/2014

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Man Found Dead In Car That Plunged Down Mt. Tam Embankment Was Indicted Real Estate Developer

58-year-old Bijan Madjlessi was one of four people indicted in March on loan fraud charges in a case involving the now-failed Sonoma Valley Bank.

05/07/2014

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Real Estate Developer, Lawyer, 2 Former Bankers Indicted On Loan Fraud Charges Involving Sonoma Valley Bank

A North Bay real estate developer, a lawyer and two former bank executives have been indicted in federal court in San Francisco and arrested on charges of loan fraud in a case involving the now-failed Sonoma Valley Bank.

04/10/2014

Recycled aluminum cans are seen at the Norcal Waste recycling facility July 11, 2003 in San Francisco. The most modern recycling facility in the United States opened in March of 2003 and has the ability to sort and bail up to 2,100 tons of recyclables per day using an efficient combination of specialized equipment and hand sorting. Along with paper, plastic and glass, Norcal's newly opened construction materials sorting facility can sort wood, concrete and metal. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Recycling Fraud Leads To Jail Time For Oakland Man, 3 Washington Residents

An Oakland man is headed to jail for recycling fraud, according to CalRecycle, the state department charged with improving conservation through recycling and waste management.

04/08/2014

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SF Muni Driver Charged With Bogus Robbery, Injury Claim

A San Francisco Municipal Railway bus driver was charged with insurance fraud Monday following an investigation into a reported injury she suffered during a bus robbery in 2012, according to the San Francisco District Attorney’s Office.

04/08/2014

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