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.
Coronavirus Scam Alert: Fremont Police Lists What To Watch Out ForPolice in Fremont are warning people not to fall for any number of coronavirus-related scams that are prevelant across the Bay Area and the country.
San Francisco DA Warns Against Racism, Price Gouging During Coronavirus PandemicSan Francisco District Attorney Chesa Boudin said his office will not tolerate anyone exploiting the current coronavirus pandemic by committing hate crimes, price gouging or scams.
Women Accused Of Swindling $180K In Blessing Scams Arrested On Way To ChinaPolice arrested two women last week as they were allegedly trying to flee to China after extorting members of San Francisco’s Chinese community in blessing scams, police said Monday.
Don't Fall Victim To These Online Holiday Shopping Scams An estimated 164 million Americans are considering shopping during Thanksgiving weekend and for the first time more shoppers say they plan to shop online than at big box retailers like Walmart and Target.
Wildfire Victims Warned Of Fake Aid Offers, Home Inspection Scams State and federal officials are warning victims of the wildfires in the North Bay to be cautious of scams and fraudulent phone calls as they begin to recover from the fires.
Study: Millennials More Likely To Get Scammed Than GrandparentsThe stereotype of a scam victim often focuses on the innocent granny, but a new study shows that Millennials are more likely to fall victim to scams than their parents and grandparents.
Warrior Tickets Go On Sale, Fans Warned To Beware Of Scams, FakesAs tickets for Golden State Warriors games in the 2015-16 season are set to go on sale to the general public Wednesday, the team is asking fans to be wary of buying phony tickets from a scammers.
Napa Officials Warn Residents Of Scams As They Look To Rebuild Following EarthquakeTwo contractors have already been busted for trying to pull scams on residents who are looking to rebuild.
California Lawmakers Target Immigrant Driver's License ScamsLegislation sent to the governor's desk Tuesday intends to crack down on people who try to make immigrants pay unnecessary fees for driver's licenses.
South San Francisco Woman Loses $2,000 To Craigslist Modeling ScamSouth San Francisco police are warning residents about a scam involving the online classified ads website Craigslist.
KCBS Cover Story Series: Through the Roof – Solutions To SF’s Housing CrunchIn the fifth and final part of our special Cover Story Series, KCBS reporter Doug Sovern looks at several proposed solutions to the housing crunch, which all may take some time to make a difference as Bay Area rents and home prices keep rising.
KCBS Cover Story Series: Through The Roof – Rip-Offs, Cons Plague Bay Area Rental MarketIn part four of the KCBS Cover Story Series, “Through the Roof,” Doug Sovern looks at some of the rip-offs and cons that have plagued Bay Area renters during the latest boom.
Tech Report: Te’o Case Highlights Online Dating ScamsKCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid said people should be aware of warning signs before having an online relationship.
ConsumerWatch: More Bay Area Asian Women Victimized In ‘Ghost Scam’The “ghost scam” continues to victimize seniors, particularly Asian women, in the Bay Area. It’s a crime so serious that the San Francisco District Attorney is personally getting the word out to potential victims.