The former owner of a Vallejo auto body shop was sentenced this month for automobile insurance fraud, the California Department of Insurance said Wednesday.
A 41-year-old inmate who escaped from Sonoma County Jail on Monday morning remains at large.
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.
The company detected the unauthorized transactions last year, contacted authorities and gave the affected customers refunds and help changing their passwords.
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.
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.
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.
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.
San Jose Spa Owners, Employees Facing Insurance Fraud Charges In ‘Operation Nail Polish’ Investigation
Prosecutors say a popular San Francisco Bay Area spa cost insurance companies and employers more than $7 million by falsely billing manicures and pedicures as chiropractic treatments.
58-year-old Bijan Madjlessi was one of four people indicted in March on loan fraud charges in a case involving the now-failed Sonoma Valley Bank.