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October 13, 2017: Some Free Apps May Prove Costly

En Español

There are apps to fill the needs of virtually every cell-phone user, but consumers should be careful not to let an app scam them.Read more...

September 22, 2017: Seniors Warned to be Careful When Selling a Timeshare

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Maintaining a timeshare can become a burdensome expense for a senior on a fixed income. Selling the timeshare may be an attractive option, but retirees should proceed with caution.Read more...

September 8, 2017: Hurricanes, Wildfires Give Way to Fraud Involving Online Equipment Sales

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Natural disasters bring out the best – and worst — in people. Most want to help, but scammers are quick to take advantage of people’s willingness to assist those affected by hurricanes and wildfires.Read more...

August 28, 2017: LADA Leads Animal Safety Efforts

Leaving an animal in a car for as little as five minutes can be hazardous to its health. With temperatures rising, the specially trained deputy district attorneys who prosecute animal cruelty cases in the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office are on high alert.Read more...

August 25, 2017: Crooks Target Seniors with Blessing Scams

En Español

Seniors with deep religious or spiritual beliefs, particularly those in immigrant communities, should be aware of a hoax that exploits those ideas and can result in the loss of cash and valuables.Read more...

August 17, 2017: DUI Training and Prosecution Section

Impaired driving due to alcohol and drugs is a chronic problem that endangers public safety.Read more...