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.
Johnny Depp's Former Managers Call Him A "Habitual Liar"Depp sued The Management Group in January for more than $25 million, charging fraud and negligence...
Eric Church Fights Scalping Bots By Canceling 25,000 Fraudulently Purchased TicketsIt's Church's latest attempt to make sure fans get tickets.
Morgan Hill Restaurant Fined $120K For Serving Tilapia As Petrale SoleA high-end Morgan Hill restaurant is under fire after being caught surreptitiously serving customers cheap fish while advertising and charging for a pricier one.
IRS Delaying Tax Refunds To Millions Of Low-Income FamiliesThe IRS is delaying tax refunds for more than 40 million low-income families this year as the agency steps up efforts to fight identity theft and fraud.
Owner Of Bankrupt Berkeley Wine Store Sentenced To 6 Years For $45M FraudThe founder of a bankrupt Berkeley wine store was sentenced to 6.5 years in prison for years of fraud that cost customers $45 million.
Green Party Switches Strategy On Pennsylvania RecountThe Green Party says it's switching strategy in its bid to force a statewide recount of Pennsylvania's Nov. 8 presidential election.