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.
Dozens Charged In Alleged "Coffee Break" Auto Insurance Fraud ScamNearly three dozen people have been charged in what South Bay prosecutors say is a scam involving staged auto accidents and insurance fraud.
Don't Fall For Mother's Day Scams Using Phony Florists, E-Cards To Steal Your IdentityRoses, lilies, daisies – beautiful bouquets are most popular Mother's Day gifts but scammers can make you sorry you ever tried to give flowers to mom.
Wells Fargo Sued, Accused Of Opening Accounts Without Customer KnowledgeA Wells Fargo customer is suing the bank, accusing it of deceiving customers by giving them new accounts and credit cards without their knowledge.
San Jose Priest Accused Of Pocketing Thousands From Parishioner DonationsA Catholic priest in San Jose has been charged with fraud and tax evasion for allegedly diverting thousands of dollars in donations from parishioners into his personal bank account during a three-year period.
Lodi Man Arrested For Claiming Workers Comp While Allegedly Taking Clients SkydivingA Lodi man was charged Monday with fraud after he was videotaped taking clients tandem skydiving while collecting workers’ compensation for an injury he claimed had caused him excruciating pain, according to the Santa Clara County District Attorney’s Office.