The Sonoma County District Attorney’s Office and California Attorney General Kamala Harris filed a 164-count complaint Thursday against a Petaluma man suspected of stealing $20 million from dozens of investors in an alleged securities fraud Ponzi scheme.
A Petaluma man who allegedly stole more than $20 million from dozens of investors in a Ponzi scheme has been arrested, Attorney General Kamala Harris and Sonoma County District Attorney Jill Ravitch announced Tuesday.
Several women from Hong Kong were arrested at San Francisco International Airport in connection with a scam to rob elderly Asian women of jewelry and cash.
The former top executives of Santa Clara County’s Mexican American Community Services Agency have been charged with felony grand theft for illegally diverting funds from employee retirement accounts.
A man found shot in San Jose on Saturday night was driving a stolen vehicle and had an outstanding felony warrant, police said.
A Salinas woman hired by a Carmel family through an online service to assist in their home was arrested in Monterey County on suspicion of stealing the family’s financial information and using it to pay her bills and buy a new car.
A Sonoma County woman whom prosecutors say embezzled nearly $713,000 from the church where she worked for years has turned herself into authorities.
Edwin Parada, a one-time real estate agent in the Mission District, has been in jail for two years for his role in the large mortgage fraud scheme.
A $200,000 arrest warrant has been issued for a woman who failed to appear in court for a hearing on charges that she scammed more than a dozen San Francisco apartment seekers out of thousands of dollars, prosecutors said.
Healdsburg Youth Soccer League president and treasurer Kyle Joseph Hoffmann has pleaded no contest to stealing $53,000 from the league over a three-year period, Sonoma County District Attorney Jill Ravitch said.