A Contra Costa County man faces nine felony counts ranging from grand theft to perjury and burglary in what prosecutors call a sophisticated foreclosure rental scam.
Donations are still being sent to Blue Star Moms after word that they were victimized in a recent card reading scam at Lucky’s Supermarket.
A man and woman used a Salvation Army bell and kettle to collect money outside a Modesto Wal-Mart for themselves, according to investigators.
Bay Area renters need to be aware of a new scam popping up online. Some properties are being offered at rock-bottom rents by people who neither own, nor have control over, the properties.
A Lucky supermarket in San Leandro is the 24th Northern California store victimized by a credit and debit card-skimming operation.
San Francisco police were asking for the public’s help in finding a man who has been pretending to be a bank manager in order to scam elderly women out of thousands of dollars.
More than 100 employees and customers have had their identities stolen at Bay Area Lucky supermarkets by thieves who tampered with the credit and debit card readers in self checkout lines, according to the company.
State investigators posing as homeowners in San Jose busted 12 people for violating California’s home improvement and consumer protection laws.
A Vallejo man who ran a mortgage scam from a Deli in Benicia has been forced to repay his victims. Rocky Prasad was convicted of two counts of grand theft for falsely offering mortgage loans to two Santa Clara County home-buyers.
California prosecutors have filed a major lawsuit against several lawyers and call center operators for allegedly running a nationwide scam to dupe desperate homeowners into paying thousands of dollars to join dubious lawsuits against the country’s largest banks.