California COVID-19 Benefits Fraud Could Reach $9.8 Billion -- Over Double The Original EstimatesCalifornia may have paid out nearly $10 billion in phony coronavirus unemployment claims — more than double the previous estimate — with some of that money going to organized crime in Russia, China, and other countries, according to a security firm hired to investigate the fraud.
California Man Gets 5 Years In Prison For Art Fraud SchemeA California man was sentenced Wednesday to five years in federal prison for trying to sell forged art to a South Florida gallery.
Elk Grove Neighborhood Celebrates 'Hell House' AuctionThe house at 6136 Demonte Way brought drugs, prostitution and violence into the neighborhood and resulted in more than 200 police calls for service.
2 Guilty In $1B Fraud As Feds Auction Burt Reynolds Trans AmTwo employees of a San Francisco Bay Area solar energy company have pleaded guilty to participating in what federal prosecutors say was a massive scheme that defrauded investors of $1 billion.
Elk Grove Neighbors Celebrate Landlords' Arrests On 18 Counts Of FraudNeighbors who've been dealing with a problem house for years are celebrating the arrests of the property owners who they say ignored their pleas for help.
Notorious Sacramento Property Owner Arrested On Forgery And Conspiracy ChargesA Sacramento man who owns dozens of properties while claiming to be destitute has been arrested on multiple charges of fraud and conspiracy.
FCC: Nearly Half The Calls You Receive This Year Will Be SpamNearly half the calls made to US cell phones in 2019 will be spam, according to a study by First Orion referenced in a Federal Communications Commission report Thursday.
Calif. Attorney General: 32 People With Gang Ties Arrested In Connection With Fraud Scheme Across 13 CountiesAuthorities have arrested 32 suspected gang members accused of carrying out a fraud scheme that stole $1 million through hacking credit card terminals and merchant accounts at medical and dental businesses.