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Burlingame, Hillsborough Fire Chief Accused Of Grand Theft, Fraud

The chief of San Mateo County’s Central County Fire Department is facing charges that he participated in a complicated financial scheme with his wife that led to him fraudulently obtaining nearly $35,000, according to the San Mateo County District Attorney’s Office.

12/03/2014

Petaluma police are investigating the theft of an excavator from a construction site. (Source: Petaluma Police)

Neighbors Watch As $40K Caterpillar Excavator Stolen From Petaluma Construction Site

Petaluma police said today they are investigating the recent theft of a $40,000 excavator from a construction site.

11/03/2014

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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

(CBS)

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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