When one thinks of tax fraud in California, one might think of someone hiding assets in an offshore account and not claiming the interest or dividends. Or one might think of a drug dealer or other nefarious character that does not file tax returns but drives a late model car. One probably does not think of the common everyday state worker collecting fees for documents or a Fish and Game employee collecting bribes.
Hercules is a city in Contra Costa County on the southeastern shores of San Pablo Bay, California. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has 24,060 people and within its city limits it is 65.87 percent water.