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.
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.
Santa Clara County prosecutors say two former officials of a longtime Latino community organization in San Jose have pleaded guilty to diverting thousands of dollars in workers’ retirement funds.
A San Jose police officer was arrested Thursday on suspicion of grand theft following an investigation into alleged timesheet fraud, police said.
Two transit repairmen accused of stealing more than $40,000 from Caltrain ticket machines have been ordered to stand trial on embezzlement and grand theft charges.
Two men were arrested for attempted grand theft auto and for possession of burglary tools at the Sausalito ferry terminal Sunday, police said.
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.