Category Archives: Theft Crimes
IS REPORTING MANDATORY?
Our communications are not intended to deal exclusively with mandatory reporting requirements, whether applicable or not. The Administrative Procedure Act (APA) is found in the California Government Code, section 11340 et seq. This statute establishes “rulemaking” procedures and standards for California state agencies. Additionally, California regulations must be in compliance with regulations adopted by OAL … Read More
Serious Ongoing Concerns re: Hacking on the Internet
Hackers are highly motivated to obtain and then sell &/or use the information they obtain from illegal means of accessing the online files and records we have for illegal gain. As such, there are serious ongoing hacking concerns each of us must be vigilant accessing the internet. In a most recent newspaper account, there was … Read More
Do You Know Whether You Are Using Fake Apps (Applications)?
Almost everyone uses a cell phone today. And, the number using a smart phone and/or any other mobile device, such as a tablet, is increasing daily. We know that cell phones can be used to send instant text messages, which for many are used more frequently than communicating in person, on the telephone or sending … Read More
California Petty Theft Laws: Detention and Civil Demands
Unless specifically set forth as grounds for Grand Theft, the Petty Theft laws apply, as follows: Petty Theft is often referred to as shoplifting; as a general rule it takes place when one obtains property by theft, that involves a value less than nine hundred fifty dollars ($950); A first conviction generally constitutes and is … Read More