fraud

Auburn man arrested four times in less than a week

A 24-year-old Auburn man arrested for check fraud is facing some new charges on his fourth arrest in less than a week. Auburn police arrested Jerod Duane Williams March 11 for fra ...

Auburn woman charged with elder abuse allegedly has numerous victims

An Auburn woman charged with elder abuse could be heading toward a trial and more charges. Sherri Selena Shifflett, 42, was arrested Dec. 22 after allegedly fraudulently cashing o ...

Avoid the top 10 scams of 2010

The last time Marti Magenheimer won anything, it was more than 50 years ago, and the silverware she got didn’t last one meal. That’s why she knew this phone call was too good t ...

Alleged fraudulent check casher held on $200,000 bail

An Auburn woman arrested for elder abuse is still in jail after allegedly fraudulently cashing one of her housekeeping client’s checks. Now, Auburn police say there could be mor ...

Homeless man who opened illegal bar in Penryn’s vacant Valencia Club faces more charges

A homeless man who the Placer County Sheriff’s Department discovered illegally selling alcohol out of the vacant Valencia Club bar in Penryn is now facing a felony burglary charg ...

Accusations dog pet teeth cleaning procedure

An argument played out for years in California between veterinarians and pet businesses has recently reached a new intensity in Placer County. The argument surrounds a teeth-clean ...

Real life Grinch held for alleged mail theft

A Roseville man faces up to 20 years in federal prison for allegedly stealing a large amount of mail that included Christmas cash and gift cards. Keith Allen Skipper, 35, was arres ...

Luxury Auburn home used as Craigslist scam bait

When Auburn’s Bruce and Gretchen Harshman put their upscale North Auburn house on the market three weeks ago, the last thing they were expecting was to have it turn up as bait in ...

Bear River coach sued over $20,000 loan

An Auburn couple is suing a high school coach after waiting for almost a year for a $20,000 loan to be repaid. Walter Saunders, 76, and his wife, Romona Saunders, 77, filed a civi ...

Former Auburn beer distrubtion company employee guilty of fraud

The Placer County District Attorney's office announced Friday that a Sacramento man pleaded no contest to a felony charge of defrauding an Auburn beer distributing company. Dylan ...