Wire Fraud

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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

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Fed Jury Indicts Haitian Man In Email Takeover Scam, That Emptied $233K From NorCal Man’s Account

Authorities said Maxito Pean sent a phishing email to a man in Saratoga to trick him into entering his bank username and password on a phony website.

10/29/2014

(CBS)

Ex-Contra Costa Sheriff’s Deputy Found Guilty In ‘Dirty DUI’ Case

A federal jury on Tuesday afternoon found a former Contra Costa County sheriff’s deputy guilty of conspiracy, wire fraud and extortion for aiding a former private investigator in arranging so-called “dirty DUI” arrests in Danville.

09/03/2013

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Milpitas Man Pleads Guilty To Illegally Selling Leopard Shark Pups

A Milpitas man who ran a wholesale fish business pleaded guilty in federal court in San Francisco Wednesday to charges related to illegally catching and selling undersized California leopard sharks from San Francisco Bay.

08/08/2013

(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

(CBS)

Former Silicon Valley Hedge Fund Operator Convicted Of Fraud

A former Silicon Valley hedge fund operator has been convicted in federal court in San Jose of wire fraud in connection with a scheme that according to prosecutors bilked investors of millions of dollars.

06/21/2012

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