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  • Jhona Mathews
  • A former church worker who says she was fired because she wouldn't submit to forced sex is now charged with credit card fraud.
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north beach, credit cards, fraud, child abuse, lawsuit, news
  • 7 On Your Side looks into a widespread IRS scam going around in the Bay Area asking people to send money.
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IRS, taxes, scam, fraud, 7 on your side, michael finney
  • More than 100 victims in San Francisco travel agency fraud case
  • There are more than 100 mostly Chinese victims of a travel agency fraud in San Francisco.
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fraud, crime, chinatown, travel, san francisco news, vic lee
  • More than 100 victims in San Francisco travel agency fraud case
  • There are more than 100 mostly Chinese victims of a travel agency fraud in San Francisco.
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fraud, crime, chinatown, travel, news
  • Walter Ng and his son Kelly Ng were sentenced on for relatively minor offenses.
  • A case billed as "the largest investment fraud" in California history ended in Oakland Wednesday, the result of a plea deal.
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SEC, FBI, oakland, lawsuit, fraud, crime, i-team, dan noyes
  • Walter Ng and his son Kelly Ng were sentenced on for relatively minor offenses.
  • A case billed as "the largest investment fraud" in California history ended in Oakland Wednesday, the result of a plea deal.
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SEC, FBI, oakland, lawsuit, fraud, crime, i-team video
  • painter Khalid Wilson and a unfished house
  • After once being investigated by 7 On Your Side, painter Khalid Wilson of Oakland was arrested for using a phony contractor's license.
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oakland, construction, fraud, crime, 7 on your side, michael finney
  • GreenWorksUS
  • On Friday employees at GreenWorksUS, which sells Safeguard Tubs, rallied and demanded to get paid.
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richmond, southern california, fraud, east bay news, alan wang
  • San Mateo police are warning the public of recent scams from callers who inform the victims of unpaid bills.
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san mateo, scam, fraud, crime, PG&E, peninsula news
  • Safeguard Tubs logo
  • A company that sells Safeguard walk in tubs was open for business on Friday, just one day after getting raided by authorities.
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richmond, fraud, stinson beach, news
  • Safeguard raid
  • Employees of Safeguard Tubs arrived at the Richmond office today, not sure what to expect after their offices were raided.
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richmond, southern california, fraud, east bay news
  • Safeguard raid
  • Employees of Safeguard Tubs arrived at the Richmond office today, not sure what to expect.
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richmond, southern california, fraud, news
  • GreenWorksUS
  • State of California, Southern California, and local authorities raided a Safeguard Tubs call center in Richmond.
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richmond, southern california, fraud, east bay news, laura anthony
  • GreenWorksUS
  • The GreenWorksUS company, which installs the well-known Safeguard bath tubs, got raided by state authorities on Thursday.
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richmond, fraud, news
  • Safeguard Walk In Tubs
  • State of California, Southern California, and local authorities raided Safeguard Tubs call center in Richmond.
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richmond, fraud, southern california, news
  • A man who went from teen millionaire to convicted con artist to pastor has been convicted of cheating his church out of some $3M.
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southern california, fraud, religion, crime, california news
  • The NFL is defending itself over ticket prices following a lawsuit filed by a football fan who says Super Bowl tickets are too expensive for the average fan.
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nfl, crime, fraud, lawsuit, shopping, nfl
  • Shoppers
  • Here is some simple advice from local police that could help you avoid being a victim during holiday shopping time.
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george gascon, holiday, shopping, crime, fraud, credit cards, business
  • Shoppers
  • Here is some simple advice from local police that could help you avoid being a victim during holiday shopping time.
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george gascon, holiday, shopping, crime, fraud, credit cards, news
  • Walter Ng
  • The investors are devastated -- more than 2,000 of them lost over $700 million in real estate funds.
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SEC, FBI, oakland, lawsuit, fraud, crime, i-team video
  • Walter Ng
  • The investors are devastated -- more than 2,000 of them lost over $700 million in real estate funds.
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SEC, FBI, oakland, lawsuit, fraud, crime, i-team, dan noyes
  • Walter Ng
  • There's discouraging news for people who invested with Walter Ng and sons -- the U.S. Department of Justice says they'll plead guilty.
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SEC, FBI, oakland, lawsuit, fraud, crime, i-team, dan noyes
  • Exclusive: Charges in massive investment fraud case
  • The Justice Dept. has filed felony charges in what could turn out to be the largest securities fraud case in California history.
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SEC, FBI, oakland, lawsuit, fraud, news
  • Walter Ng
  • The Department of Justice has filed felony charges in what could turn out to be the largest securities fraud case in California history.
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SEC, FBI, oakland, lawsuit, fraud, i-team, dan noyes
  • Consumer groups are worried about fraud as California starts hiring for the Affordable Care Act.
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health care, fraud, identity theft, laws, news
  • Consumer groups are worried about fraud as California starts hiring for the Affordable Care Act.
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health care, fraud, identity theft, laws, politics, nannette miranda
  • Contra Costa College
  • Almost two dozen people are facing charges for receiving money to go to Contra Costa College, but never actually attending class.
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contra costa county, san pablo, crime, fraud, scam, east bay news, wayne freedman
  • Contra Costa College
  • Almost two dozen people face charges for receiving money to go to Contra Costa College but never attending class.
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contra costa county, san pablo, crime, fraud, scam, news
  • Two Bay Area scientists have been charged with defrauding two government agencies of over a million dollars.
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san jose, el cerrito, china, NASA, fraud, prison, south bay news
  • AT&T sign
  • Seven On Your Side stepped in to help a South Bay man after a collection agency charged him for something he didn't even order.
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cellphone, fraud, san jose, AT&T, 7 on your side, michael finney
  • AT&T sign
  • A collection agency came after a South Bay man for not paying for something he didn't order.
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cellphone, fraud, san jose, AT&T, consumer news
  • Jay Shah
  • Two convicted swindlers got the harshest penalty ever handed down in a San Francisco fraud case Tuesday.
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real estate, fraud, crime, housing market, trials, 7 on your side, vic lee
  • Jay Shah
  • Two convicted swindlers got the harshest penalty ever handed down in a San Francisco fraud case Tuesday.
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real estate, fraud, crime, housing market, trials, news
  • Wyndham Vacation Ownership
  • A Chico couple is $95,000 in debt due to a timeshare and started a class action suit against Wyndham Vacation Ownership.
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lawsuit, fraud, consumer news
  • Walter Ng
  • The SEC filed a civil complaint against Walter Ng in what could be the largest securities fraud case in California history.
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SEC, FBI, oakland, lawsuit, fraud, i-team, dan noyes
  • Wyndham Vacation Ownership
  • A Chico couple is $95,000 in debt due to a timeshare and started a class action suit against Wyndham Vacation Ownership.
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lawsuit, fraud, 7 on your side, michael finney
  • An alleged attempt to use fraudulent gift cards in a San Mateo store this week led to the arrest of five SJ residents.
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san mateo, crime, fraud, peninsula news
  • Newly released emails and documents show which current and former senior administrators at the College of the Desert were aware that the district's enrollment figures were inaccurate and the college was overbilling the state  a deception that will cost the district $5.26 million in repayments.
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california watch, laws, fraud, california news
  • Auditors report finds state workers misbehaving
  • Bribery, fraud and improper travel expenses are among the acts of misbehavior revealed in the report.
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state capitol, sacramento, crime, fraud, news
  • Auditors report finds state workers misbehaving
  • Bribery, fraud and improper travel expenses are among the acts of misbehavior revealed in the report.
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state capitol, sacramento, crime, fraud, politics, nannette miranda
  • Sunnyvale Motorcars
  • ABC7 has an exclusive look at a car consignment company in Sunnyvale that's vanished, taking dozens of peoples' cars with it.
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sunnyvale, crime, fraud, news
  • Sunnyvale Motorcars
  • ABC7 has an exclusive look at a car consignment company in Sunnyvale that's vanished, taking dozens of peoples' cars with it.
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sunnyvale, crime, fraud, south bay news
  • A San Francisco businessman has been sentenced in federal court to 12 years in prison for defrauding homeowners.
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crime, mortgages, fraud, san francisco news
  • The College of the Desert in Palm Desert will have to pay back $5.2 million because the district knowingly overstated its enrollment and overbilled the state for seven years, a pattern that the state Fiscal Crisis & Management Assistance Team characterized as potential fraud.
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california watch, laws, fraud, california news
  • If you get a text message saying you've just won a thousand dollar gift card to Target, look out.
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target, fraud, scam, smartphones, business
  • HP says it's the victim of a multi-billion dollar fraud at the hands of a British company it bought last year that lied about its finances.
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hewlett packard, fraud, business
  • Jay Shah
  • Authorities have arrested a man who went on the lam last month while out on bail as a verdict against him was pending in a case.
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real estate, fraud, crime, housing market, 7 on your side
  • Alan David Tikal of Brentwood is now facing a new federal indictment related to accusations he bilked homeowners.
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mortgages, fraud, 7 on your side, michael finney
  • Jay Shah
  • A fugitive warrant has been issued for a man who was just convicted of a multimillion-dollar real estate scam in San Francisco.
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real estate, fraud, crime, housing market, 7 on your side, vic lee
  • Jay Shah
  • A fugitive warrant has been issued for a man who was just convicted of a multimillion-dollar real estate scam in San Francisco.
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real estate, fraud, crime, housing market, consumer news