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November 2014

November 20, 2014

Defendants Convicted At Trial Of Conspiring To Traffick Cocaine

Two Founders Of S3 Partners Sentenced To Prison In Investment Fraud Scheme

November 19, 2014

Northern District Of California U.S. Attorney’s Office Collects Over $327 Million Dollars In Civil And Criminal Actions For U.S. Taxpayers In Fiscal Year 2014

November 14, 2014

San Jose Man Indicted For Mailing Letters Attacking Victims Sexual Orientation, Race, And Religion

November 13, 2014

Three Alleged Gang Members Charged With July 2014 Murder

Los Altos Investment Manager Indicted For Securities And Mail Fraud

November 12, 2014

Audiologist Pleads Guilty To Tax Fraud

November 10, 2014

California Resident Pleaded Guilty To Wiretapping Law Enforcement Communications And Others

November 5, 2014

Former CFO Pleads Guilty To Embezzling Over $900,000 From Non-Profit Employer

Agilent Technologies, Inc. To Pay $849,678 To Resolve Fraud Allegations Of Bid Rigging

November 4, 2014

Former Oakland CPA Sentenced To 36 Months In Prison For Preparing False Returns

November 3, 2014

CEO And President Of East Bay University Sentenced To 198 Months For Fraud Scheme

October 2014

October 30, 2014

Former United Commercial Bank Chief Financial Officer Charged With Conspiracy To Mislead Auditors

Pittsburg Resident Charged In Tax Fraud Scheme

Dignity Health Agrees To Pay $37 Million To Settle False Claims Act Allegations

October 29, 2014

Haitian Man Charged In $200,000 “Email Takeover” Scam Against Victim In Saratoga, Calif.

CEO Of Lafayette And Walnut Creek Venture Capital Firm Sentenced To 24 Months In Prison

October 28, 2014

Sonoma Resident Sentenced To Two Years In Prison For Filing False Tax Return

Hollister Woman Sentenced To Prison For Embezzlement Scheme

October 23, 2014

10 Defendants Indicted For Operating A Prostitution Racketeering Enterprise Involving Approximately 40 Bay Area Brothels

October 22, 2014

Three MS-13 Members Sentenced For Gang-Related Murder And Racketeering Conspiracy Charges

October 21, 2014

Santa Rosa Tax Return Preparer Pleads Guilty to Tax Fraud and Failing to Report Foreign Bank Accounts

Danville Couple Charged with Tax Fraud

October 17, 2014

California Woman Charged With Possessing Cell Phone Spyware And Using It To Intercept Communications

October 16, 2014

Two Defendants Charged In “Email Takeover” Scam

October 15, 2014

Bay Area Woman Sentenced To Twenty-Seven Months Imprisonment For Credit Card Fraud And Identity Theft

October 14, 2014

Drug Courier Convicted Of Delivering Kilogram Of Cocaine

Masked Baton-Wielding Bandit Sentenced To 78 Months In Prison For Oakland Bank Robbery Spree

October 10, 2014

Ringleader Of Fraud Conspiracy Sentenced To Prison

October 7, 2014

Former CEO Of San Francisco Technology Start-Up Pleads Guilty To Wire Fraud

Former United Commercial Bank Senior Vice President Pleads Guilty To Conspiracy

October 6, 2014

Antioch Resident Pleads Guilty To Aggravated Identity Theft In Tax Fraud Scheme

October 2, 2014

Danville Real Estate Agent Charged In Bank Fraud and Money Laundering Scheme

21 Year Fugitive Sentenced On 1992 Tax Fraud Charges

October 1, 2014

Jury Convicts Gang Member In South Francisco Triple Homicides

September 2014

September 29, 2014

Two Individuals Distributing Methamphetamine In Marin County Pleaded Guilty To Drug Trafficking

Laytonville Resident Pleads Guilty To Manufacturing Marijuana And Money Laundering

September 25, 2014

Former Top GSA Official Indicted For Fraud

September 17, 2014

Owner Of Monterey Wine Cellar Sentenced To Prison For Failure To Pay Wine Excise Tax

September 15, 2014

Saratoga Resident Sentenced To Two And A Half Years In Prison For Failing To Report Over $2.1 Million Of Income

Attorney General Holder Records Message For Cartoon Network’s “I Speak Up” Campaign To Combat Bullying

September 11, 2014

Hewlett-Packard Russia Pleads Guilty To And Sentenced For Bribery Of Russian Government Officials

September 9, 2014

Marin Doctor Indicted For Distributing Controlled Substances Outside The Usual Course Of Professional Practice

Pleasant Hill Woman Sentenced To Twenty-Nine Months In Prison For Her Role In Identity Theft Tax Scheme

September 8, 2014

Justice Officials Meet With Key Stakeholders On Launch Of Elder Justice Website

Attorney General Holder Announces New Drug Take-Back Effort To Help Tackle Rising Threat Of Prescription Drug Addiction And Opioid Abuse

September 4, 2014

Former Deputy United States Marshal Pleads Guilty To Felony Distribution Of Unapproved New Drugs And Felony Distribution Of Misbranded Drugs

September 3, 2014

Former Vice President Of The Wine Tasting Network Sentenced To 33 Months In Embezzlement Case

September 2, 2014

The United States Sues Nursing Home Owners And Operators And Their Manager Under The False Claims Act

August 2014

August 29, 2014

Oakland Resident Sentenced To 30 Months In Tax Fraud Scheme

August 26, 2014

Arkansas Woman Sentenced To Prison For Defrauding Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute

August 22, 2014

Santa Clara Business Owners Pleaded Guilty To Tax And Bank Fraud

August 20, 2014

Lafayette Company Fined For Defrauding USDA

San Francisco And Los Banos Doctor Sentenced To Two Years In Prison In $3.2M Medicare Fraud Scheme

August 19, 2014

Former Boxing Champ Sentenced To 87 Months In Prison For East Bay Bank Robbery Spree

Cupertino Businessman Sentenced To Prison And Ordered To Forfeit $100,000 For High-Technology Worker Visa Fraud

August 18, 2014

Petaluma Slaughterhouse Owners And Employees Charged In Scheme To Distribute Adulterated Meat

August 15, 2014

Napa County Resident Indicted On Eight Counts Of Bank Robbery

Oakland Resident Charged With Conspiring To File False Tax Returns With The IRS

August 14, 2014

Discovery Bay Resident Receives Twenty Six-Month Sentence For Committing Bank Fraud

August 13, 2014

Quebec Resident Indicted In Multi-Million Dollar Telemarketing Scheme

August 7, 2014

Placement Agent Charged With Bribery In CalPERS Corruption Conspiracy

August 6, 2014

Former Hedge Fund Manager Sentenced To Fourteen Months In Prison

August 4, 2014

Laguna Niguel Man Receives Fifteen-Month Prison Term For Defrauding eBay

July 2014

July 31, 2014

Attorney General Holder Announces Plans For Federal Law Enforcement Personnel To Begin Carrying Naloxone

Berkeley Psychologist Sentenced To More Than Two Years In Prison For Tax Evasion And Theft Of Government Property

Mexican National Sentenced To Fourteen Years In Prison For Methamphetamine Trafficking

July 29, 2014

PG&E Charged With Obstruction Of The Investigation Of The National Transportation Safety Board And Additional Violations Of The Natural Gas Pipeline Safety Act

July 28, 2014

Historic Clean Water Act Settlement Will Prevent Millions Of Gallons Of Sewage Discharges Into San Francisco Bay

July 25, 2014

Justice Department Obtains $80,000 Settlement In Housing Discrimination Lawsuit Against California Landlord

Former School Teacher Sentenced To More Than Eight Years In Prison On Child Pornography Charges

July 24, 2014

Former 32 Year FBI Employee And His Wife Plead Guilty To Bank Fraud

Southern California Man Sentenced To 15 Years For Methamphetamine And Gun Crimes

July 17, 2014

21 Year Fugitive Pleads Guilty For Failing To Appear for 1993 Court Appearance

FedEx Indicted For Its Role In Distributing Controlled Substances And Prescription Drugs

July 11, 2014

Walter Liew Sentenced To Fifteen Years In Prison For Economic Espionage

Japanese Citizen Sentenced To More Than Four Years Imprisonment For Bank Fraud Scheme

Former CalPERS CEO Pleads Guilty To Corruption Conspiracy

July 10, 2014

Owner Of Castro Valley Pizzeria Charged With Tax Fraud

Two East Bay Residents Indicted For $3 Million Investment Fraud

July 9, 2014

Chief Executive Officer Of Monterey Investment Company Sentenced To Nine Years In Prison For Fraud

July 2, 2014

Lookout In Armed Bank Robbery Sentenced To More Than 7 Years In Prison

21 Year Fugitive Former Daly City Resident Found Through Facebook Makes Court Appearance

Boston Man Charged In Twitter Hack

July 1, 2014

Former Millbrae Resident Sentenced To 18 Months In Prison

June 2014

June 25, 2014

California Operators Of MYREDBOOK.COM Website Arrested For Facilitating Prostitution And Money Laundering

Petaluma Couple Indicted For Conspiracy To Defraud The United States

June 20, 2014

Pittsburg Resident Charged In Tax Fraud Scheme

June 19, 2014

Two San Jose Residents And A Miami Woman Indicted For Defrauding Blue Shield Of California

June 18, 2014

Three Defendants Sentenced To Prison In $3.2M Medicare Fraud Scheme

San Francisco Tax Attorney Sentenced To Prison For Failing To Report Income

June 13, 2014

Napa Doctor Sentenced To Federal Prison For Tax Fraud

Richmond Man Sentenced To 27 Months In Prison For Defrauding Relatives Out Of $244,000

Florida Man Pleads Guilty To $433,000 Fraud

San Francisco Resident Indicted For Possession Of An Improvised Explosive Device

June 12, 2014

Law Firm Paralegal Sentenced To Prison In Mail Fraud And Tax Evasion Scheme

Former Symantec Marketing Director Indicted On Embezzlement Charges

June 6, 2014

San Francisco Man Indicted For Fraud

June 4, 2014

Oakland Man Sentenced To Four Years In Prison For Selling Historic Gold Jewelry Box Stolen From Oakland Museum

June 3, 2014

Pleasant Hill Woman Pleads Guilty In Identity Theft Tax Scheme

June 2, 2014

Two Southern California Men Sentenced To Prison For Fraud And Aggravated Identity Theft

CFO Accused Of Embezzling Over $500,000 From Non-Profit Employer

Antioch Resident Pleads Guilty To Conspiring To File False Claims

May 2014

May 29, 2014

Hollister Resident Pleads Guilty To Wire Fraud Stemming From An Employee Embezzlement Scheme

Joint Law Enforcement Operation Arrested Six Indivduals On Drug Charges In The East Bay, One In Fresno

New Jersey Man Sentenced To Ten Years In Prison For Sexual Coercion Of A Minor Over The Internet

May 23, 2014

Former Federal Agent Sentenced To Prison For Making False Statements

May 21, 2014

Modesto Man Sentenced To 10 Years In Prison For Conspiracy To Distribute Methamphetamine

May 20, 2014

Sex Offender Sentenced To More Than 17 Years In Prison For Distributing Child Pornography

Law School Admission Council Agrees To Systemic Reforms And $7.73 Million Payment To Settle Justice Department’s Nationwide Disability Discrimination Lawsuit

May 19, 2014

Federal Grand Jury Indicts President Of Discovery Sales, Inc.

May 16, 2014

Reunion Mortgage, Inc. To Pay $1.04 Million To Resolve Allegations Of Defrauding The Federal Housing Administration Program

Newark Man Sentenced To Over 7 Years In Prison For Sexual Coercion Of A Minor Over The Internet

San Jose Couple Indicted In Connection With Seizure Of Over 90 Pounds Of Methamphetamine

May 14, 2014

Armed Robber Of A Garda Armored Car Warehouse Sentenced To Thirty Two Years Imprisonment

Former Commander Of The Pacific Grove Police Department Pleaded Guilty To Extortion And Wire Fraud

May 8, 2014

Sonoma Man Pleads Guilty In $1.6 Million Fraud Scheme

May 7, 2014

U.S. Attorney Melinda Haag, Alameda County District Attorney Nancy O’Malley, Drug Enforcement Administration, And High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA) Hosting Bay Area Prescription Drug Abuse Summit Today

May 6, 2014

U.S. Attorney Melinda Haag, Alameda County District Attorney Nancy O’Malley, Drug Enforcement Administration, And High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA) To Host Bay Area Prescription Drug Abuse Summit

April 2014

April 30, 2014

Hercules Resident Pleads Guilty To Transporting Multiple Minors Around The United States For Prostitution

San Francisco Woman Sentenced To 74 Months In Prison For Distribution Of Crack Cocaine

Owners Of Ukiah Restaurants Charged With Tax Fraud

April 25, 2014

Danville Resident Charged In Money Laundering Scheme

April 18, 2014

Oakland Resident Pleads Guilty in Identity Theft Scheme

April 17, 2014

Two Armed Bank Robbers Sentenced To More Than Six Years In Prison For Robbing The Citibank In Alameda

April 16, 2014

Former Vice President Of The WineTasting Network Pleads Guilty To Mail Fraud And Tax Evasion

April 15, 2014

Michigan Resident Sentenced To 18 Months In Prison For Obstructing SEC Investigation

April 14, 2014

Oakland Residents Charged In False Tax Refund Fraud Scheme

April 11, 2014

East Bay Doctor Indicted For Health Care Fraud And Distribution Of Controlled Substances

Hayward Tax Return Preparer Indicted In Tax Fraud Scheme

April 10, 2014

Illinois Resident Sentenced To Three Years In Prison For Insider Trading

Four Indicted In Bank And Wire Fraud Scheme Involving Real Estate Loan From Now-Failed Sonoma Valley Bank

April 9, 2014

Hewlett-Packard Russia Agrees To Plead Guilty To Foreign Bribery

April 4, 2014

Antioch Resident Pleads Guilty To Conspiring To File False Claims

Grand Jury Returns An Indictment Against State Senator Yee, Raymond “Shrimpboy” Chow, And Twenty-Seven Related Defendants

April 3, 2014

Business Owner Sentenced For Mail Fraud Conviction Related To 2006 Mountain View Fire

April 2, 2014

Two Moving Company Managers Sentenced To 18 Months In Prison

Danville Man Pleads Guilty To Fiduciary Fraud Scheme

April 1, 2014

PG&E Charged With Multiple Violations Of The Natural Gas Pipeline Safety Act

Cupertino Businessman Pleads Guilty To High-Tech Worker Visa Fraud

March 2014

March 28, 2014

Walnut Creek Real Estate Investor Indicted For Fraud

March 26, 2014

California State Senator And Chee Kung Tong Dragonhead Among Twenty-Six Defendants Charged In Federal Criminal Complaint

March 25, 2014

Former New York Attorney Sentenced To Fifty Months In Prison

March 24, 2014

President Of East Bay University Convicted In Fraud Scheme

Saratoga Resident Pleads Guilty To Tax Evasion For Failing To Report Over $1.2 Million Of Income

March 21, 2014

Japanese Citizen Pleads Guilty To International Bank Fraud Conspiracy

March 20, 2014

Computer Technician Sentenced To Ten Years In Prison For Downloading Child Pornography At Work

Oakland Crew Charged In RICO Indictment Involving String Of Armed Robberies, Home Invasions, And Credit Card Conspiracy

Fugitive Gets Forty-One Month Sentence For Transporting Drug Proceeds

March 19, 2014

San Jose Street Gang Members Federally Indicted For Racketeering And Murder

Sunnyvale Gang Leader And Career Offender Sentenced To Twelve Years In Prison For Methamphetamine Trafficking In Gang Channels

March 18, 2014

San Jose CPA Sentenced To Forty-One Months In Prison For Tax Fraud

March 14, 2014

Santa Clara Resident Sentenced To Forty Four Months In Prison For Burglary Of Controlled Substances

Sureño Street Gang Members Federally Indicted For Racketeering And Murder

Dublin Man Sentenced To Twenty One Months Imprisonment For Bank Fraud

Former CEO Of Technology Start-Up Indicted For Wire Fraud And Money Laundering

250th Bay Area Resident Charged With Federal Passport Offense

March 13, 2014

Burlingame Business Owner Pleads Guilty To $1.96 Million Loan Fraud

March 12, 2014

United States Settles False Claims Act Allegations Against Importer

March 6, 2014

Owner Of Web Hosting Service For Japanese Child Pornography Distribution Website Sentenced To 20 Years

Oregon Man Sentenced To Ninety-Seven Months For Child Pornography

March 5, 2014

Two Individuals And Company Found Guilty Of Conspiracy To Sell Trade Secrets To Chinese Companies

Three Men Plead Guilty To Causing Serious Environmental Damage By Cultivating Marijuana On An Ecological Reserve

March 3, 2014

The United States Sues Sprint Communications, Inc. To Recover Overpayments For Wiretap Charges Under False Claims Act

February 2014

February 28, 2014

Oakland Resident Charged In Identity Theft Scheme

February 27, 2014

San Jose Man Sentenced To 15 Years For Attempting To Bomb Bank In Oakland

Five San Francisco Police Officers And A Former Officer Indicted For Civil Rights And Other Federal Law Violations

San Francisco Man Sentenced To 2 Years In Prison For Assaulting A Security Guard At The Oakland Federal Courthouse

February 25, 2014

Two San Jose Men Indicted And Held For Sex Trafficking Of Children

February 24, 2014

Jury Convicts Santa Rosa Man Of Armed Robbery Of The Garda Armored Car Warehouse

February 20, 2014

Five NDCA Assistant United States Attorneys Among Fifty Seven Recipients Of The California Lawyer Attorneys Of The Year Award

Former CEO Of Technology Start-Up Charged In Investment Scheme

February 19, 2014

“Dirty DUI” Cop Sentenced To Fifteen Months For Extortion And Honest Services Fraud

February 18, 2014

Texas Oil Executive Indicted On Scheme To Commit Wire And Mail Fraud

Three Defendants Plead Guilty In Federal Student Aid Fraud Scheme

February 14, 2014

San Francisco Attorney Pleads Guilty To Failing To Report More Than $1.3 Million Of Income

February 13, 2014

Pleasant Hill Woman Charged In Tax Refund Theft Scheme

February 12, 2014

Owner of San Francisco Construction Company Sentenced to Jail for Tax Fraud

February 7, 2014

Concord Man Pleads Guilty To Possession Of Child Pornography

Oakland Man Sentenced To Over Five Years In Prison For Robbing Five Banks And Attempting To Rob Two Banks In The East Bay

February 4, 2014

Berkeley Psychologist Convicted Of Theft Of Government Property And Tax Evasion

February 3, 2014

San Ramon Divorce Attorney Sentenced To 24 Months In Prison For Unlawfully Intercepting Telephone Conversations And Tax Evasion

January 2014

January 22, 2014

San Francisco Man Sentenced To 40 Months In Prison For Fraud

Oakland Woman Pleaded Guilty For Bringing Illegal Wildlife Into The United States

January 21, 2014

Los Gatos Man Sentenced To Two Years For Conspiracy To Commit Mail And Wire Fraud, And Conspiracy To Commit Bank Fraud

January 17, 2014

Alleged Fraudster Apprehended In Puerto Vallarta

January 16, 2014

Pittsburg Mother And Son Sentenced To Prison For Conspiring To File False Claims, Second Son Pleads Guilty To Impeding The IRS Investigation

San Francisco Antique Dealers Indicted For Conspiracy And Scheme To Commit Mail And Wire Fraud

January 13, 2014

Pleasanton Woman Sentenced to 27 Months in Prison for Filing False Claim with the IRS

Former Yurok Tribe Forestry Director Sentenced To 37 Months For Embezzlement

January 10, 2014

Santa Clara Business Owners Indicted For Tax And Loan Fraud

Two Men Plead Guilty to Armed Robbery of Citibank in Alameda

January 9, 2014

Members Of Western Addition “CDP” Gang Charged With Racketeering Conspiracy, Murder, Attempted Murder, Assault With A Dangerous Weapon, Pimping, And Related Charges

Northern District Of California U.S. Attorney’S Office Collects Over 394 Million Dollars In Civil And Criminal Actions For U.S. Taxpayers In Fiscal Year 2013

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