Snake Scam

'Distraction Burglaries' Target Bay Area's ElderlyLaw enforcement agencies across the Bay Area said the elderly are increasingly becoming victims of so-called "distraction burglaries." Victims are lured out of their homes so thieves can get in, according to authorities.
'Snake Scam' Burglars Slither Into Peninsula CitiesA notorious "snake scam" has slithered its way into San Mateo and Burlingame, prompting police there to join the hunt.