A San Jose Police officer who lives in Morgan Hill has been charged with multiple felonies connected to his use of his private security company to commit fraud, cheat on his taxes, steal wages and launder about $18 million, according to authorities.
Along with life changing benefits that the Age of Technology brings, so too come new threats – one of the biggest being identity theft. A recent study by the Ponemon Institute found that 43% of companies have experienced some type of information breach this year alone. That’s a frighteningly high number, and includes small businesses and big businesses like Target, Home Depot, Goodwill, and just this week Staples.
Jorge Briones, the former Morgan Hill Downtown Association executive director who is accused of embezzling funds from the nonprofit organization, is scheduled to be arraigned Friday, Dec. 21 at the South County Courthouse in Morgan Hill, according to authorities.