College Bribery Scandal: Ross Couple Pleads Guilty To Paying $250,000 To Get Daughter Into USCA California couple agreed Friday to plead guilty to paying $250,000 to get their daughter into the University of Southern California as a fake volleyball recruit. According to the plea deal, Diane Blake will serve six weeks in prison and Todd Blake will serve four months. Both will pay a $125,000 fine.
Change-Of-Address Fraud: Easy For Crooks, Hard For Consumers To FixKPIX has learned the problem of mail change-of-address fraud may be much bigger than the U.S. Postal Service has been willing to admit.
Bay Area Schools Receive Bogus Bills For Books In Alleged Nationwide ScamBay Area schools have been put on notice about a potential scam that could cost them. Investigators believe the man behind the scheme allegedly defrauded thousands of schools across the country in a fake billing scam.
Judge Sentences Lafayette Venture Capitalist To 2 Years For Wire Fraud SchemeThe 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
Feds Ask Public's Help In Finding SF Fugitive Wanted For Mail FraudFederal authorities Thursday asked for the public’s help in finding a man who scammed a San Francisco educational software company and is wanted for mail fraud charges.
Former Feinstein Campaign Treasurer Gets 8 Years In Prison For FraudA judge has sentenced a former Democratic campaign treasurer to eight years in federal prison for defrauding high-profile clients, including U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein, of at least $7 million.
California Democratic Campaign Treasurer Pleads Guilty To Looting $7 MillionA former California campaign treasurer has pleaded guilty to looting the accounts of dozens of Democratic candidates and political committees...
Feinstein Sues Treasurer, Bank Over Campaign FraudSen. Dianne Feinstein’s campaign filed a lawsuit Friday against a bank that handled accounts for a prominent Democratic campaign treasurer accused of looting millions of dollars from the war chests of local, state and federal politicians.
Feinstein Campaign Treasurer Charged With Mail FraudState regulators claim Kinde Durkee victimized several politicians over the years, taking hundreds of thousands of dollars.