fraud

RSF man pleads guilty in penny stock scheme

Charges were filed against a Rancho Santa Fe man Tuesday by the U.S. Attorney’s Office for fraudulently arranging the purchase of $2.5 million worth of shares in a penny stock company in an attempt to generate the false appearance of market interest and induce other investors to purchase the stock, according to a press release […]

During holiday shopping season, authorities warn to check receipts

CARLSBAD — This year, holiday shoppers are urged to do more than just hunt down the perfect sweater vest and latest princess Barbie.