Most Stores Have New Chip Card Readers, But Aren't Using ThemMost of the stores where you shop probably have the new machines that let shoppers dip their new security chip-equipped cards into rather than swiping, but they aren’t using them yet.
Elk Grove Man Charged In Adult Adoption Scheme To Defraud Undocumented ImmigrantsThe purported head of an elaborate adult adoption scheme was arrested Thursday after allegedly defrauding undocumented immigrants.
Safeway Investigates Possible Card SkimmingSafeway is investigating the possibility of thieves placing card skimmers at several grocery stores.
Monterey Court Convicts Woman For Trying To Take $36,000 From Her Mother's Bank AccountA 50-year-old woman was convicted in a Monterey County courtroom for attempting to take tens of thousands of dollars from her mother’s bank account, the district attorney’s office announced Friday.
No Contest Plea In Fraud Ring Charges For Oakland Black Muslim Temple Minister, His MotherThe minister of a Black Muslim temple in Oakland and his mother have pleaded no contest to felony charges for running a fraud ring to win security contracts in Alameda County and Los Angeles, prosecutors said.
Watchful Thieves Use 'Shoulder Surfing' To Clean Out ATM Users' AccountsLast month, a Fremont woman notified police after her account was debited during ATM transactions she didn't make. Police are certain she was a victim of 'ATM shoulder surfing.'
2 French Uber Execs Facing Prison For Alleged Fraud, Illegal PracticesUber execs Thiebaud Simphal and Pierre-Dimitry Gore-Coty face up to five years in prison and fines of $335,000 per charge over allegations of fraudulent commercial activity, operating an illegal taxi service, and maintaining illegal databases.
Saratoga Lawyer, Associate Accused Of Defrauding Investors Out Of $1 MillionA Saratoga lawyer and an associate from Kentucky have been indicted by a federal grand jury on charges of conspiring to defraud investors of more than $1 million.
Ex-CEO Of Sunnyvale’s Herguan University Gets Prison, $700K Fine In Visa Fraud Case A former executive of a small private university in Sunnyvale has been sentenced in federal court in San Jose to a year in prison for submitting a false document to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
San Mateo Police Nab Pair Scheming To Return Stolen Goods To StoresDeputies arrested two people on suspicion of conspiracy and fraud Sunday morning, according to the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office.
San Mateo Police Warn Phone Scammers Are Impersonating Officers, Asking For MoneyPhone scammers are impersonating police in San Mateo and telling residents that they owe money on warrants for their arrest, police said Tuesday.
33 Charged In $500K Insurance ‘Coffee Break’ Car Crash ScamSome defendants claimed they spilled coffee on themselves while driving, causing the crash.

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