The office of U.S. Attorney Melinda Haag announced Thursday that Sprint Communications, Inc., has agreed to pay $15.5 million to settle allegations that it overcharged law enforcement agencies for carrying out court-ordered wiretaps and other surveillance activities.
The U.S. Attorney’s office for the Northern District of California announced the indictment of 10 people accused of trafficking drugs within 1,000 feet of schools in San Francisco’s Tenderloin District.
A medical marijuana dispensary that bills itself as the nation’s largest has won another round in its fight to stay open amid a federal crackdown.
A federal magistrate judge in San Francisco is considering whether to allow California’s largest medical marijuana dispensary to continue to operate in Oakland while that city battles a federal effort to shut down the facility.
Hundreds of west coast law enforcement prosecutors and service providers are gathering in Oakland this week to compare notes on how to best combat human trafficking.
A multi-agency sweep Thursday produced 13 arrests across the Bay Area. Many of those suspects are accused of belonging to the 500 Block-C Street Gang, the same group police have linked to a drive-by shooting in 2010 that killed three suspected rival gang members.
Sikh community leaders have told the U.S. Attorney in San Francisco that they face workplace discrimination and hate.
Federal prosecutors in California announced Friday a full-press crackdown on the state’s commercial marijuana industry, saying they will not allow large-scale, for-profit enterprises in the name of medical marijuana.
SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS)_ The Senate has confirmed a federal prosecutor to lead the U.S. Attorney’s Office for Northern California. Many see the appointment as a signal of the Obama Administration’s focus on white-collar crime.