The chief of San Mateo County’s Central County Fire Department is facing charges that he participated in a complicated financial scheme with his wife that led to him fraudulently obtaining nearly $35,000, according to the San Mateo County District Attorney’s Office.
A federal grand jury in San Francisco has indicted 11 real estate investors on multiple charges of bid-rigging and fraud schemes at foreclosure auctions in Northern California, U.S. Department of Justice officials said Thursday.
Oakland-Based Tax Preparer Allegedly Bilked Low-Income Customers Out Of Their Earned Income Credit Money
The suit alleges Oakland-based Instant Tax lured low income customers with the promise of quick refunds or small “refund anticipation loans,” but withheld large portions of their refunds.
Thieves Go On $10K Shopping Spree At Apple Stores With Stolen Credit Card; No One Checked Their I.D.?
Thieves made a whopping $10,000 worth of gift card charges at 3 different Apple stores with a stolen credit card, and it didn’t set off a red flag with a single employee.
Woman Suspected Of Running Blessing Scams, Robbing Elderly SF Chinese Residents Detained In New York
A 61-year-old Chinese woman who allegedly took part in blessing scams that ripped off older Chinese residents in San Francisco, Los Angeles and New York City, was detained in New York as she attempted to flee the U.S. for China.
A federal judge in Oakland sentenced a man to 37 months in prison Friday for defrauding the government out of more than $500,000 in student loans.
The National Center for Food Protection and Defense (NCFPD) says nearly 10-percent of all food is mislabeled, diluted, or misrepresented.
Some dry cleaning customers in Menlo Park said they are getting more than just clean clothes. The owner of the business is accused of putting thousands of extra dollars on customers’ credit cards.
Following an hours-long search, Palo Alto police have arrested a 36-year-old man suspected of fraud and may be connected with an Oklahoma sex crime against a juvenile.
Scammers are calling people in Santa Cruz County claiming to be sheriff’s deputies and telling them they should use a money card to pay $500 fines for missing jury duty, sheriff’s officials said Tuesday.