Fraud

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Man Suspected Of Fraud, Sex Crime In Oklahoma Arrested In Palo Alto

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.

09/29/2014

(CBS)

Santa Cruz Sheriff Warns Of Phone Scam Seeking $500 For Missing Jury Duty

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.

09/23/2014

(Adam Jan/AFP/Getty Images)

Former Santa Clara School Official Accused Of Siphoning $77K In Bookkeeping Scheme

A former assistant superintendent of the Santa Clara Unified School District has been charged with steering $77,000 in public funds for bookkeeping services to himself and staff members, according to the Santa Clara County District Attorney’s Office.

09/11/2014

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San Francisco Mom, Son Sentenced To Serve Disabled Community For Disabled Parking Fraud

A San Francisco mother and her grown son were each sentenced to three years felony probation and 1,000 hours of service assisting the disabled community after they pleaded guilty to felony forgery in a fraudulent disabled placard scheme, the district attorney’s office announced Wednesday.

09/10/2014

(CBS SF)

San Jose Startup Rolls Out Tool For Controlling Credit Cards, Preventing Fraud

A San Jose startup appears to be on the cutting edge of “credit card control” to customize your security preferences with the tap of a smartphone.

09/04/2014

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

(Sonoma County Sheriff's Office)

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

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