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A used car dealership in Antioch. (CBS)

Antioch Used Car Dealer, His Wife Facing Nearly 80 Charges In Alleged Odometer Tampering Scheme

An Antioch used car dealer and his wife—suspected in what DMV officials say is the state’s biggest car dealership odometer tampering case in memory—have been hit with nearly 80 charges in Contra Costa County Superior Court.

08/21/2014

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California Lawmakers Target Immigrant Driver’s License Scams

Legislation sent to the governor’s desk Tuesday intends to crack down on people who try to make immigrants pay unnecessary fees for driver’s licenses.

08/19/2014

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Former Vallejo Auto Body Shop Owner Sentenced For Insurance Fraud

The former owner of a Vallejo auto body shop was sentenced this month for automobile insurance fraud, the California Department of Insurance said Wednesday.

07/30/2014

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Sonoma County Jail Inmate Escapes From Work Program, Remains At Large

A 41-year-old inmate who escaped from Sonoma County Jail on Monday morning remains at large.

07/30/2014

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Former FBI Employee, His Wife Plead Guilty To Bank Fraud Charges In San Francisco

A former FBI employee and his wife pleaded guilty Thursday in federal court in San Francisco to bank fraud in connection to mortgages they obtained for rental homes in Daly City and San Bruno, according to federal prosecutors.

07/24/2014

StubHub website. (CBS)

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.

07/23/2014

San Francisco City Hall (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

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

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