2 Benicia Solar Power Employees Guilty In $1B Fraud Scheme, Feds Auction Prized CarsTwo employees of a Benicia solar energy company pleaded guilty Tuesday to participating in what federal prosecutors say was a massive scheme that defrauded investors of $1 billion.
3 Charged With Running $7 Million California Mortgage Scam Targeting ElderlyA grand jury in Northern California has indicted three people on charges that they ran a statewide mortgage scam that defrauded often elderly or financially struggling victims of $7 million.
'Desperate Housewives' Star Felicity Huffman Reports To Federal Prison In DublinGolden Globe-winning actress Felicity Huffman reported to the Federal Correctional Institution in Dublin Tuesday to begin serving her 14-day sentence for her role in the college admission scandal
Bay Area Businessman Peter Sartorio Avoids Jail In College Admissions ScandalMenlo Park food entrepreneur Peter Jan Sartorio was sentenced to probation and community service Friday for his role in the college admission scandal.
College Admissions Scandal: Winemaker Agustin Hunneus Sentenced To 5 Months In Prison The former owner of a California wine business was sentenced to 5 months in prison Friday for his role in the college admissions scheme.
Paul Blanco Car Dealerships Sued By AG Becerra Over Fraud, False AdsState Attorney General Xavier Becerra on Monday sued a used car dealership network, alleging the company engages in fraud and false advertising.
Four Charged In $70 Million Black Market HIV Treatment Drug ScamA grand jury has indicted for Southern California men for operating a large-scale clearing house for illegal HIV treatment drugs that generated $70 million in sales, according to federal prosecutors.
Richmond Police Chase Turns Up Counterfeit Bills, ParaphernaliaAn attempted traffic stop and subsequent pursuit Saturday in Richmond led to the arrest of a man who was found with counterfeit bills and printing equipment, police said Sunday.
AG's Office Charges Bay Area Woman Who Allegedly Posed As Walgreens Pharmacist For 11 YearsState prosecutors on Tuesday announced the filing of criminal charges against a Milpitas woman who allegedly impersonated two different pharmacists and illegally dispensed prescription drugs.
Senior Care Worker At San Mateo Facility Charged For Using Residents' Bank CardsA 29-year-old worker at a senior care facility in San Mateo has been charged with identity theft and elder abuse for allegedly using bank cards of residents at the facility, prosecutors said Thursday.
Nepalese Man From Cupertino Admits Marriage Fraud In Effort To Stay In CountryA Nepalese man with ties to the South Bay has pleaded guilty to paying a Maine woman to marry him to obtain a green card.
Menlo Park Parent Pleads Guilty In College Admissions ScandalA Menlo Park father pleaded guilty in federal court in Boston Wednesday to a charge of fraud conspiracy in a college admissions cheating scandal.
Pittsburg Realtor Charged With Felonies For Role In Alleged Investment Fraud SchemeA Pittsburg realtor has been charged with felonies for her role in an alleged investment fraud scheme, and investigators believe there may be additional victims who have yet to come forward.
Student Election Online Voting Fraud Rocks Berkeley High SchoolThe first online election for student government at Berkeley High School has became a lesson in more than democracy.
Scam Ads Promoting Fake Tax Breaks For Solar Energy Prosper On FacebookUsers only needed to enter their addresses, email, utility information and phone number to find out more. Those incentives don't exist.