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Judge Sentences Lafayette Venture Capitalist To 2 Years For Wire Fraud Scheme

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

10/29/2014

Ross Ulbricht (LinkedIn)

Silk Road Search Was Illegal, Defense Lawyer Says

Lawyers 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.

08/04/2014

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Sonoma County Hardware Stores Office Manager Accused Of Embezzling $300,000

The 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.

06/17/2014

Raymond "Shrimp Boy" Chow, in 2006. (CBS)

Leland Yee Case: Couple Accused Of Money Laundering With ‘Shrimp Boy’ Chow Granted Bail

An 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.

04/18/2014

Raymond "Shrimp Boy" Chow, in 2006. (CBS)

‘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.

04/15/2014

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Prominent Oakland Banker Charged With Swindling Clients For $1.4M

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.

05/29/2013

(CBS)

San Jose Scientist Charged With Defrauding Feds

The 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.

03/29/2013

Gov. Jerry Brown promotes Proposition 30 outside James Lick Middle School in San Francisco, August 22, 2012. (CBS)

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.

11/05/2012

(CBS)

South Bay Man Arrested In Mexico Along With Members of Hezbollah

The 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.

09/10/2012

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco DA Investigates Lee Campaign Donations

San 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.

10/12/2011

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