Tag: fraud

Former Netflix VP Convicted Of Bribery & Fraud

SAN JOSE—The U.S. Attorney’s Office announced that a former VP for Netflix was convicted of fraud & bribery charges on Friday, April 30. A...

Feds Charge SF Trash Company Executive With Bribery

SAN FRANCISCO—The U.S. Department of Justice announced on Thursday, April 15, that John Francis Porter, the former Vice President and Group Manager of the...

uBiome Founders Charged With Fraud

SAN FRANCISCO—Federal prosecutors charged Zachary Apte and Jessica Richman for defrauding investors by lying about their company’s ability to expand clinical tests to monitor...

Jerry Ji Guo Sentenced After Cryptocurrency Fraud

SAN FRANCISCO—Jerry Ji Guo, of San Francisco was sentenced in U.S. District Court in San Jose on Tuesday, January 26. Guo was involved in...

Visiting Stanford University Researcher Charged With Visa Fraud

PALO ALTO—A visiting researcher at Stanford University was accused of being an active member with the Chinese military, and has been charged with visa...

California Man Fraudulently Obtained $9 Million In Relief Funds

LOS ANGELES—A California man has been charged with fraud, after he illegally obtained approximatly $9 million in COVID-19 relief funds, which he used to...

Did Medicare Call My Mom About COVID-19 Tests Or Was This...

UNITED STATES—Hello Toni: Yesterday, a representative from Medicare called my mother asking all types of personal questions to provide her with testing supplies for...

University Of San Francisco Pays $2.5 Million To Settle Fraud Allegations

SAN FRANCISCO—On Friday, May 22, the Department of Justice announced that the University of San Francisco (USF) has agreed to pay over $2.56 million...

Nick Bovis, Owner Of Lefty O’Doul’s, Pleads Guilty To Fraud Charges

SAN FRANCISCO—On Wednesday, May 13, Nick Bovis was charged with honest services wire fraud and wire fraud. Bovis, who is the owner of Lefty...

Former San Francisco Building Commissioner Faces Federal Charges

SAN FRANCISCO—On Tuesday, May 12, the U.S. Attorney’s Office publicly charged Rodrigo Santos, 61, former president of the San Francisco Building Inspection Commission, with...
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