fraud

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 ...

Fraud allegations land former EDH man in jail

A former El Dorado Hills man is cooling his heels behind bars. Richard R. Betchley, a former resident of El Dorado Hills, was arrested today on suspicion of committing 28 felonies ...

Main man in medical-ID theft

To catch a thief nearly always has been the job description for El Dorado Hills' Michael Brandt. These days, it's identity thieves, many of them wearing white smocks and signing " ...

Mortgage scam fueled area crisis

Numerous Sacramento County subprime mortages were the stuff of a kickback scheme involving a company alleged to be substantially to blame for the national mortgage crisis. A guilty ...

Suspected mortgage-fraud ring operated in region, possibly locally

Alleged perpetrators of a massive mortgage-fraud scheme striking close to Folsom and El Dorado Hills might have avoided the local area, but FBI agents aren't sure. A total of 19 p ...

Folsom fraud probe riles up religious community

Folsom fraud probe riles up religious community By Roger Phelps The Telegraph Even before his arrest Wednesday, fraud suspect Stephen Wilson was an acute embarrassment to a ...

FBI arrests Folsom fraud suspect

FBI agents arrested fraud suspect Stephen Wilson of Folsom on Wednesday. Carrying a warrant, agents went to 730 Glen Mady Way, Wilson's $1 million home at 6:30 p.m. and took the p ...