A woman who was filmed running in high heels and engaging in oral sex in a public park while claiming to be too injured to work was sentenced Thursday to nine months in San Mateo County Jail for workers’ compensation fraud.
The manager of an assisted-living facility in Mill Valley who was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of fraud, identity theft and financial elder abuse of a resident is scheduled to be arraigned in Marin County Superior Court on Christmas Eve.
A Novato man is facing federal charges in an alleged Internet fraud scheme that bilked people out of tens of thousands of dollars.
A judge has sentenced a former Democratic campaign treasurer to eight years in federal prison for defrauding high-profile clients, including U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein, of at least $7 million.
Hewlett-Packard Co. said on Tuesday that it’s the victim of a multi-billion dollar fraud at the hands of a British company it bought last year that lied about its finances.
Pleasanton police arrested a former Pinole police commander Friday and were seeking his wife on suspicion of defrauding an elderly man.
A San Jose police officer was arrested Thursday on suspicion of grand theft following an investigation into alleged timesheet fraud, police said.
Yelp Inc. said Thursday that some businesses go to “extreme lengths” to boost positive reviews. This includes paying people to write them.
San Francisco District Attorney George Gascon announced Monday the creation of a hotline that will allow city residents to report election fraud.
The U.S. Department of Justice is warning seniors to watch out for investment fraud schemes. According to the agency, it’s a type of crime that is surging as a result of the recession.