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San Mateo

Criminal syndicate linked to felony crimes

Photo: one of the scenes of illegal activity Originally published as a San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office Facebook post – “In February of 2022, the San Mateo County Vehicle Theft


Americans with Disabilities Act, Fraudulent Lawsuits Filed Against Two – One’s an Attorney

RIVERSIDE – Two men – one who is an attorney – have been charged with filing fraudulent ‘American with Disabilities Act’ lawsuits. The District Attorney’s Office reported that these serious

Los Angeles

Husband and wife business owners arrested in $4.5 million workers’ compensation fraud scheme

Originally published as an SIU E-Blast –  “LOS ANGELES —Wei Wen Wu, 54, and Feng Wen Lam, 49, both of Arcadia, are charged with 43 felony counts of insurance fraud,


Police officer opens fire on suspect inside Walmart, leaving him injured 

A deputy-involved shooting that left one man wounded took place after three suspects attempted to commit fraud at a Walmart in Foothill Ranch. According to the Orange County Sheriff’s Department

Santa Barbara

Arrested and Charged with 18 Felonies and Misdemeanors

Photo: Kevin Rasmussen  January 18, 2022 – Santa Barbara County, Ca. If the allegations filed against him by the Santa Barbara County District Attorney’s Office prove to be true, 29-year-old


Sacramento County woman, along with six inmates, face charges in alleged $2.75 million EDD fraud scheme

The Sacramento County District Attorney’s Office has announced seven arrests in connection to an alleged $2.75 million Employment Development Department fraud scheme, the largest in the county’s history. 35-year-old Jamie


Phone scammers pose as landlords

Originally published as a Lakeport Police Department Facebook post –  “The Lakeport Police Department is continuing to receive reports of theft through false pretenses involving rental properties. It is being

Los Angeles

Organized fraud ring sentenced to prison for staging auto collisions

Originally published as an SIU E-Blast. Novemeber 24, 2021 –  “LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles residents Victor Valle-Diaz, 55, Eduardo Retana, 25, and Ausencio Gomez, 46, were sentenced to serve in state


Santa Rosa Police: Fraud, identity theft suspect had personal documents of more than 100 victims

Above: Daniel McRae booking photo | Santa Rosa PD Santa Rosa police have announced the arrest of a man suspected of numerous counts of fraud and identity theft, among other

Contra Costa

Danville Company Executives Allegedly Defraud Tennessee Valley Authority

DANVILLE —Two executives of a Danville-based software company are accused of defrauding the Tennessee Valley Authority. Both men were arrested earlier this month in Contra Costa County by U.S. Marshals.