San Jose Man Among 6 Arrested In Bust Of Global Drug, Money Laundering OperationFederal law enforcement officials said Wednesday that they dismantled a key international cocaine and money-laundering hub in an ongoing investigation that began six years ago in Las Vegas and has involved more than 30 other countries.
Federal Jury Convicts Former Netflix VP In Pay-To-Play Kickback SchemeA federal jury convicted Netflix’s former vice president of IT Friday for conducting a kickback scheme for years during the mid 2010s.
San Francisco Corruption Scandal: 2nd Recology Exec Charged With Bribery, Money LaunderingA second former executive at waste and recycling company Recology has been charged with bribery in connection with a city hall corruption scandal that has ensnared former Public Works Director Mohammed Nuru and other city officials.
Artichoke Joe's Casino Agrees To Record $5.3 Million Penalty For Misleading Gambling Regulators, Violating Federal LawOne of California's more profitable card rooms agreed Thursday to a record $5.3 million penalty for misleading gambling regulators and violating a federal law designed to deter money laundering, the state attorney general's office said.
San Francisco Corruption Scandal: Former Fix-It Program Director Sandra Zuniga Pleading Guilty To Money LaunderingFormer San Francisco public official Sandra Zuniga has agreed to plead guilty to money laundering in connection with a corruption scandal that has rocked City Hall, according to federal prosecutors.
Former State Assemblyman Goggins Sentenced To Prison For Money Laundering SchemeA former state assemblyman was sentenced to over a year in prison and a hefty fine in connection with a money laundering scheme to fund the building of Peet's Coffee shops at San Francisco BART stations, the U.S. Department of Justice said Wednesday.
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.
San Francisco Contractor Pleads Guilty In Nuru Corruption ScandalCourt documents unsealed Wednesday named a San Francisco contractor as the latest defendant involved in Mohammed Nuru Public Works scandal to plead guilty to charges, according to law enforcement.
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.
San Rafael Biotech Firm's Former CEO Convicted Of Fraud, Money LaunderingThe former chief executive officer of a medical device company in San Rafael has been convicted in federal court in San Francisco on wire fraud and money laundering charges in connection with a scheme to defraud his company.
CEO Of Sonoma County-Based Ameritech Pleads Guilty To Wire Fraud, Money LaunderingThe CEO of a Sonoma County-based company pleaded guilty on Friday to wire fraud and money laundering charges in connection with a multi-million-dollar scheme to deceive people into enrolling in his companies' student loan repayment services programs.
Former Assemblyman Pleads Guilty In Fraud Scheme Involving BART Coffee ShopsA former California state assemblyman pleaded guilty to money laundering after falsely leading investors to fund the building of Peet's Coffee shops at San Francisco BART stations, the U.S. Department of Justice said Thursday.
Treasury Chief: Facebook Cryptocurrency Plan Ripe For Illicit UseThe Treasury chief warned it could be used for illicit activity such as money laundering, human trafficking and financing terrorism.
Marin County Executive Among Parents Facing New Charges In College Admissions Scandal"Full House" star Lori Loughlin and her fashion designer husband, Mossimo Giannulli, and 14 other parents - including Mill Valley executive Bill McGlashan - were hit Tuesday with a new charge in the sweeping college admissions bribery scheme.
Manafort Pleads Guilty, Will Cooperate With Special CounselFormer Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort agreed Friday to cooperate with the special counsel's Russia investigation as he pleaded guilty to federal charges and avoided a second trial that could have exposed him to even greater punishment.