3 Accused In Embezzling Scheme Involving Bingo At San Jose ChurchThree people have been charged for an alleged embezzlement scheme involving at a San Jose church that went on for years.
Probe Into World Cup Award After US Indicts FIFA Officials In $150 Million Bribing Scandal, 7 ArrestsThe votes to award the World Cups to Russia and Qatar have been surrounded in controversy and accusations of corruption.
Judge Sentences Lafayette Venture Capitalist To 2 Years For Wire Fraud SchemeThe 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
Silk Road Search Was Illegal, Defense Lawyer SaysLawyers for Ross Ulbricht, the San Francisco man charged with operating Silk Road—an online marketplace for illegal drugs, are asking a judge in New York to toss out most of the evidence against him.
Sonoma County Hardware Stores Office Manager Accused Of Embezzling $300,000The former office manager of the Garrett Hardware stores in Windsor and Healdsburg delayed entering a plea on Monday afternoon in Sonoma County Superior Court to embezzling more than $300,000 from the two stores.
Leland Yee Case: Couple Accused Of Money Laundering With ‘Shrimp Boy’ Chow Granted BailAn Oakland woman described by prosecutors as a “close associate” of Raymond “Shrimp Boy” Chow was granted release on $250,000 bail together with her husband in federal court in San Francisco on Friday while they await trial on two criminal charges.
‘Shrimp Boy’ Pleads Not Guilty In SF’s Wide-Ranging Conspiracy Case Two key defendants in the wide-ranging conspiracy case involving politics, cash and guns entered pleas in federal court Tuesday. Raymond “Shrimp Boy” Chow pleaded not guilty to all charges including money laundering.
Prominent Oakland Banker Charged With Swindling Clients For $1.4MA 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.
San Jose Scientist Charged With Defrauding FedsThe founder of a San Jose research company has been arrested on charges that he defrauded two federal agencies of about $1.2 million by submitting overlapping grant applications.
Arizona Donation To Oppose California Prop 30 Called 'Money Laundering'An Arizona nonprofit disclosed Monday that two conservative groups were behind its $11 million campaign contribution to a California organization fighting Gov. Jerry Brown’s tax initiative.
South Bay Man Arrested In Mexico Along With Members of HezbollahThe FBI confirmed Monday that a man who led a South Bay mosque has been arrested in Mexico on a parole violation and is in federal custody.
San Francisco DA Investigates Lee Campaign DonationsSan Francisco District Attorney George Gascon said Wednesday he has opened a criminal investigation into allegations that donors to interim Mayor Ed Lee’s campaign laundered money.