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Sausalito Arrests Lead To Stolen Car, Burglary Tools

Two men were arrested for attempted grand theft auto and for possession of burglary tools at the Sausalito ferry terminal Sunday, police said.

09/13/2012

71-year-old Aldo Joseph Baccala of Petaluma is accused of stealing $20 million from investors in a Ponzi scheme. (CBS)

Petaluma Man Accused In $20 Million Ponzi Scheme Delays Entering Plea

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.

06/07/2012

(CBS)

Petaluma Man Arrested In Multimillion Dollar 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.

06/05/2012

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Arrests Made In Scam Targeting Elderly SF Asian Women

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.

05/17/2012

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Top Execs From South Bay Nonprofit Accused Of Grand Theft

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.

04/19/2012

A San Jose Police patrol car. (CBS)

San Jose Shooting Victim Found Driving Stolen Car Had Felony Warrant

A man found shot in San Jose on Saturday night was driving a stolen vehicle and had an outstanding felony warrant, police said.

12/11/2011

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Salinas Online Caregiver Jailed For Alleged Identity Theft, Forgery

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.

12/03/2011

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Guerneville Woman Wanted In Church Embezzlement Surrenders

A Sonoma County woman whom prosecutors say embezzled nearly $713,000 from the church where she worked for years has turned herself into authorities.

09/26/2011

Karla and Carlos Parada

Authorities Make Another Arrest In San Francisco Mortgage Fraud Scheme

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.

09/14/2011

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Alleged San Francisco Apartment Scammer Skips Court Hearing

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.

07/11/2011

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