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NorCal Grand Jury Indicts ‘Hot Convict’ Jeremy Meeks On Gun Charges

A Northern California Grand Jury has indicted Jeremy Meeks, the “hot convict” whose mugshot went viral because of his Calvin Klein-model good looks.

07/03/2014

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Sonoma County Hardware Stores Office Manager Accused Of Embezzling $300,000

The former office manager of the Garrett Hardware stores in Windsor and Healdsburg delayed entering a plea on Monday afternoon in Sonoma County Superior Court to embezzling more than $300,000 from the two stores.

06/17/2014

Students walk near Sather Gate on the University of California at Berkeley campus. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

UC Berkeley Administrator Accused Of Stealing $90,000 From School, Had Previous Embezzling Conviction

An administrator at the University of California, Berkeley who was convicted for embezzling money from a previous employer was fired from her job at the school for allegedly stealing $90,000 from the university.

05/30/2014

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AC Transit Chief Financial Officer Accused Of Embezzling Funds From Oakland-Based Church

The chief financial officer for Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District has been arrested and accused embezzling more than a half-million dollars from religious organizations that provide for the poor, according to prosecutors.

04/14/2014

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Scammers Steal $4K In Cash, Jewelry From Richmond Woman

Police are attempting to locate two men who scammed an elderly woman out of about $4,000 in cash and jewelry on Thursday by claiming they needed help to claim a winning lottery ticket.

11/01/2013

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San Jose Woman Posing As Lawyer Convicted Of Grand Theft

A San Jose woman who served a prison sentence from a 2004 grand theft conviction has been sentenced in Santa Clara County Superior Court to another term for defrauding victims of $124,000.

10/19/2013

Amalek Elyassnia, a San Jose real estate agent, is accused of scamming investors out of $500,000. (San Jose Police Department)

Warrant Out For San Jose Real Estate Agent Accused In $500K Scam

An arrest warrant has been issued for a San Jose real estate agent charged with scamming victims in a deal involving a building in Modesto, prosecutors said Friday.

07/13/2013

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UC Santa Cruz Security Guard Arrested For Planning Robbery

A University of California, Santa Cruz security guard was arrested on suspicion of planning a large-scale robbery and possessing a cache of illegal guns and ammunition, police said.

05/30/2013

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Prominent Oakland Banker Charged With Swindling Clients For $1.4M

A veteran banker who heads a merchant association in Oakland’s upscale Montclair neighborhood has been charged with swindling at least five clients out of more than $1.4 million.

05/29/2013

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San Jose Moving Company Accused Of Scamming Hundreds Of Customers

Authorities were looking for the owner of a San Jose moving company, his wife and three others after prosecutors on Monday said hundreds of customers were overcharged and told their furniture and other belongings would be held in storage unless they paid the higher fees.

04/23/2013

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