Bay Area schools have been put on notice about a potential scam that could cost them. Investigators believe the man behind the scheme allegedly defrauded thousands of schools across the country in a fake billing scam.
The former CEO of a Walnut Creek and Lafayette-based venture capital firm was sentenced in an Oakland courtroom Wednesday to two years in prison and ordered to pay $1.3 million in restitution for a wire fraud scheme he devised to pay off personal debts
Federal authorities Thursday asked for the public’s help in finding a man who scammed a San Francisco educational software company and is wanted for mail fraud charges.
A judge has sentenced a former Democratic campaign treasurer to eight years in federal prison for defrauding high-profile clients, including U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein, of at least $7 million.
A former California campaign treasurer has pleaded guilty to looting the accounts of dozens of Democratic candidates and political committees…
Sen. Dianne Feinstein’s campaign filed a lawsuit Friday against a bank that handled accounts for a prominent Democratic campaign treasurer accused of looting millions of dollars from the war chests of local, state and federal politicians.
State regulators claim Kinde Durkee victimized several politicians over the years, taking hundreds of thousands of dollars.