San Bruno Police: Man Arrested On Narcotics Charges After Trying To Cash Forged CheckPolice in San Bruno have arrested a man on multiple charges, including narcotics possession, after he tried to allegedly cash a forged check at a store last week.
Cal Students Warned Of Massive Personal Data Breach After Cyberattack Hits Entire UC SystemStaff and students at the University of California at Berkeley and other UC campuses statewide are being advised to take immediate steps to protect their personal information in the wake of a national cyberattack.
Injured Woman In Wheelchair, Man Arrested In San Rafael Mail TheftTwo people were arrested after the theft of a large amount of mail from an apartment complex, with one of the suspects stealing mail while injured and using a wheelchair, authorities said.
Santa Clara Police Arrest 2 Women In $100K Identity Theft Scheme, Over 100 Potential VictimsPolice arrested two people Thursday on suspicion of stealing the identities of more than 100 potential victims.
Central Valley Military Couple Charged In Identity Theft SchemeA Central Valley couple with ties to the United States Navy is facing multiple federal charges in an alleged identity theft scheme.
COVID Vaccines: San Mateo District Attorney Warns Of ScamsThe District Attorney's office in San Mateo County issued a warning to residents Thursday about scammers promising COVID-19 vaccines.
6 South Bay Residents Indicted In Stolen Mail, Identity Theft SchemeSix South Bay residents have been indicted on federal fraud and conspiracy charges for their alleged involvement in a long-running and widespread identity theft scheme, prosecutors announced Wednesday.
AG Xavier Becerra Helps Secure $17.5M Settlement With Home Depot Over Massive Data BreachAttorney General Xavier Becerra on Tuesday announced a multistate $17.5 million settlement with The Home Depot, six years after a massive data breach impacted tens of millions of customers.
Fraudulent Charges Appearing On Bank Of America EDD Debit Cards Of 350,000 Unemployed CaliforniansSomething very scary is happening to thousands of unemployed Californians who receive their government benefits through a Bank of America debit card - their accounts are getting drained by fraudsters.
Mountain View Police Seek ID Theft Suspect Who Stole Nearly $2,000 From Bank AccountPolice in Mountain View are seeking information to help locate an identity theft suspect who stole nearly $2,000 from a Southern California woman's bank account earlier this year.
San Francisco Man Sentenced To Prison For Using Stolen Credit Cards To Fund Lavish VacationsMarcus Felder has been sentenced to 100 months in prison after he was found guilty by a jury of stealing credit cards in order to pay for fancy vacations that included first-class flights and stays at luxury hotels.
Organized Crime Exploits Security Flaws In California EDD Program Locking Out Thousands Of Legitimate ClaimsThe Employment Development Department reopens for business this week. The agency is promising major security changes after a government strike team found rampant inefficiencies and fraud. One big reason for much of the problem is organized crime.
Antioch Traffic Stop Surprise -- Stolen Mailbox Keys, Social Security Cards, Personal ChecksPolice got quite a surprise when they made a routine traffic stop this week in Antioch. Inside the vehicle was a pile of forged stolen checks, Social Security cards and mailbox access keys.
COVID-19: Phony Contact Tracers Trying To Steal Personal Info, AG Becerra WarnsCalifornia Attorney General Xavier Becerra on Monday warned residents to be on guard against scammers pretending to be coronavirus contact tracers.
Four Plead Guilty To Federal Money Laundering And Illegal Prescription Drug ChargesFour defendants have pleaded guilty to a variety of federal racketeering charges involving diversion of prescription drugs, money laundering, bank fraud and identity theft in connection to a nationwide crime operation, according to federal prosecutors.