Father and Son Charged with Stealing $1.6 Million in Unclaimed Funds from Dozens of Californians

Office of the Attorney General

SACRAMENTO - Attorney General Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced that his office has brought formal charges against a father and son who promised to recover unclaimed funds for dozens of citizens and then "surreptitiously stole" more than $1.6 million from them, using forged documents and fictitious mailing addresses. 

"This larcenous pair scoured the Controller's database of individuals with unclaimed property, contacted many of them, and promised to help recover their assets," Brown said. "Instead, employing forgery and fraud, they surreptitiously stole more than $1.6 million." 

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