Airbnb Hosts Found With Felony Records Despite Background ChecksMillions of people use Airbnb when they travel, trusting the property rental service will be safe. But that’s not always the case.
Wildfire Victims Warned Of Fake Aid Offers, Home Inspection Scams State and federal officials are warning victims of the wildfires in the North Bay to be cautious of scams and fraudulent phone calls as they begin to recover from the fires.
San Jose Moviemaker Sought for Defrauding Clients of His Immigration ConsultancyA San Jose film director and owner of an immigration consulting agency is wanted on suspicion of grand theft for allegedly defrauding 17 people of more than $44,000 for immigration services he never provided.
Santa Cruz Sheriff Warns Of Phone Scammers Posing As DeputiesAuthorities in Santa Cruz County are warning the public about a phone scam circulating in their county.
Credit Card Skimmers Found At Antioch Gas StationPolice are urging Antioch drivers to check to their credit and debit card accounts after officers found six skimmers at a Valero gas station Thursday.
Driver Jailed For Stealing $25K In Food Deliveries, Rides On UberEATSA 25-year-old former Uber contractor has been sentenced for using the ride-hailing service’s internal system to issue more than $25,000 in free rides and food deliveries for himself, his friends and family.
San Jose Man Jailed For Selling Unsafe Pesticide To ConsumersA 46-year-old San Jose man was sentenced Tuesday to six months in jail for selling a cockroach and bedbug pesticide he claimed to be safe to use inside homes.
Audit Urges Cable Cars To Go Cashless Over Fraud WorriesCable car cash fare collection practices make it easy for operators to commit fraud and should be reformed, according to a San Francisco controller’s office report released Monday.
SF Woman Cheated Out Of $5,000 In 'Blessing Scam' Targeting Chinese CommunityScammers led a woman to believe she had cancer and convinced her to give $5,000 in return for a cure. Police have reported a series of such incidents in San Francisco, with one victim losing $40,000.
Silicon Valley Tech Exec Who Spent Investors' Money On Gambling Trips To Be SentencedA former tech executive is set to be sentenced to county jail this afternoon for defrauding his business partner and high school friends out of more than $400,000, according to the Santa Clara County District Attorney’s Office.
East San Jose Florist Charged With Defrauding CustomersAn East San Jose florist has been charged with defrauding customers out of more than $26,000 after not providing flowers and services that had been paid for.
Workers Say San Francisco Online Babysitting Startup Stiffs SittersA San Francisco-based startup called Wondersitter that connects parents with babysitters via the Web is under pressure from independent contractors who say they're not being paid.

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