DOJ Warns 'Face Mask Exemption Cards' Being Spread By Facebook Group Are FraudulentThe US Department of Justice is warning Americans about fraudulent cards distributed on Facebook by a group encouraging people to not wear masks during the COVID-19 pandemic.
DOJ: Newsom Reopening Plan Discriminates Against Churches, Calls For In-Person Services In Phase 2The head of the federal Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division told Gov. Gavin Newsom Tuesday that his plan to reopen California discriminates against churches.
Some San Francisco Immigration Judges Among Those Quitting Over Administration PoliciesTheir departures come as the Justice Department faces a backlog that exceeds 1 million cases.
Georgia Man Allegedly Scammed San Francisco Woman Out Of More Than $100KGeorgia man was charged with three counts of wire fraud this month for allegedly being a part of a romantic scam that left a San Francisco victim out of more than $100,000, according to the Department of Justice's Northern District of California.
SFPD Officer From Racist Text Scandal Arrested In Bank RobberyAn SFPD officer was arrested and charged after allegedly robbing around $9,000 from a San Francisco Bank, according to Department of Justice officials.
DOJ Joins Lawsuits Over Hunters Point CleanupThe U.S. Department of Justice has notified a federal court in San Francisco that it plans to take over three previously sealed false claims lawsuits filed by whistleblowers against Tetra Tech, which the U.S. Navy hired to clean up the former Hunters Point Naval Shipyard.
WSJ: Feds Investigating Wells Fargo's Wholesale Banking UnitThe Wall Street Journal is reporting that the Justice Department is investigating potential employee fraud at Wells Fargo's wholesale banking unit.
Only 54 Children To Be Reunited By Court Deadline, But Judge Praises 'Progress'Roughly half of the children under 5 years old who were separated from their parents at the border will be back with their moms and dads by a court-imposed deadline Tuesday.
Justice Department Sues State Of California Over Sanctuary PoliciesThe U.S. Department of Justice late Tuesday filed suit against the state California over its sanctuary city policies and three laws that interfere with federal immigration law.
Bay Area Sanctuary Communities Respond To New Pressure From Feds“San Francisco is proud to be a sanctuary city. We’re also in full compliance with federal immigration law,” San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera said.
Trump Administration Appeals Ruling On DACA ProtectionsThe Trump administration is appealing a judge's ruling temporarily blocking its decision to end protections for nearly 800,000 young immigrants.
San Francisco Recreational Pot Sales Begin as Cannabis Industry Shrugs Off Sessions' PolicyIn S.F., sales of recreational marijuana began at 9 a.m. Saturday. Six dispensaries in the city confirmed that they're selling recreational weed and all received their state licenses to sell on Friday. Other shops are expected to get approval soon.
Trump Accuses DOJ Of Being Part Of ‘Deep State’President Donald Trump accused the Justice Department Tuesday of being part of the “deep state” and urged prosecution against a top aide to former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and former FBI Director James Comey.
Bay Area Cities, Counties Receive Sanctuary Warning Letters From DOJThe cities of San Francisco, Berkeley and Fremont were among 29 jurisdictions nationwide to receive sanctuary warning letters from the U.S. Department of Justice.
DOJ Seeks To Quash Lawsuit Opposing Transgender Military BanThe Justice Department is asking a federal court to dismiss a lawsuit challenging President Donald Trump’s moves to curtail military service by transgender people.