Oakland police warned residents Friday to be cautious of people going door to door asking about resident’s alarm systems, as they do not appear to be working for the city and could be casing homes for burglaries.
A Contra Costa County man is facing charges that he bilked more than 1,000 homeowners in a multi-state, multi-million dollar mortgage scam.
The “ghost scam” continues to victimize seniors, particularly Asian women, in the Bay Area. It’s a crime so serious that the San Francisco District Attorney is personally getting the word out to potential victims.
Two women were duped out of thousands of dollars in separate incidents in San Francisco over the holiday weekend, the latest in a series of fraud cases that police said Tuesday could be part of an organized effort targeting older Asian women.
Jame Troy Wilson has been charged with operating a scheme where he took over foreclosed properties, made false claims of ownership and then took thousands of dollars from unsuspecting renters.
San Francisco police were warning the public about a scam in which victims are mailed fraudulent checks by a non-existent lottery organization.
Police in South San Francisco were searching for a couple who scammed a woman out of money and jewelry with the promise of sharing $100,000 in lottery winnings.
SUNNYVALE (CBS 5) – An old scam with some new tweaks is making the rounds, and scammers are casting a wide net, even sending solicitations to children. 12-year-old Keily Watson of Sunnyvale recently received one […]
San Francisco police are warning the public about scam artists who are targeting elderly Asian women in the city’s Sunset District.
A handful of Bay Area residents are reporting they’ve been scammed by on-line sellers offering discounted tickets to Disneyland. The suspect ads all appeared on Craigslist in the past month.