The Walnut Creek Police Department has recommended drivers who filled up at two gas stations earlier this week keep close tabs on their financial accounts, after skimming devices were found attached to credit card readers at the pumps.
In what’s believed to be a judicial first, an Instagram photo of a restaurant meal has helped put a pair in federal prison for stealing some 700,000 identities.
An woman was arrested on multiple charges after a shopper at Best Buy in San Carlos contacted San Mateo County sheriff’s deputies because she was acting suspicious.
A narrowly divided California Supreme Court has refused to block Apple Inc. and other online retailers from requiring customers using credit cards to provide their home addresses and phone numbers.
Vacaville police arrested a California Public Employees Retirement System employee Friday on suspicion of stealing the identity of a retired Vacaville resident to obtain loans without the victim’s knowledge.
Vacaville police have arrested two Bay Area women who were suspected of 30 identity thefts in California and Nevada, a police sergeant said.
Oracle Corp. said Monday it has released a fix for the flaw in its Java software that raised an alarm from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security last week. Even after the patch was issued, the federal agency continued to recommend that users disable Java in their Web browsers.
A San Francisco Bay area postal worker is facing charges that he stole thousands of pieces of mail to obtain credit cards that he then gave out to friends.
The manager of an assisted-living facility in Mill Valley who was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of fraud, identity theft and financial elder abuse of a resident is scheduled to be arraigned in Marin County Superior Court on Christmas Eve.
A Clovis man wanted on several warrants was arrested after he fell from a San Rafael roof while attempting to evade police on Tuesday night, police said.