Inside LADA

July 21, 2016: Mental Health Report Praised


A state council has recognized District Attorney Jackie Lacey’s efforts to develop a system that diverts certain offenders who are living with mental illness from incarceration.
Read more...

July 8, 2016: Crooks Take Over Cell Phones in Porting Scam

En Español

People often list their cell phone numbers as the best way for banks and other businesses to contact them. However, thieves have become adept at taking over mobile phone accounts without their owners’ consent or knowledge.Read more...

July 7, 2016: Time Capsule Stowed at Hall of Justice

 

Mementos from the criminal justice system in early 21st century Los Angeles County were stowed away on July 7 as officials placed a new time capsule in the Hall of Justice.Read more...

June 24, 2016: Prescription Drug Scam Aimed at Seniors Can Be Costly, Deadly

En Español

Online counterfeit drug scams are prevalent and can not only drain savings but also be deadly.Read more...

June 10, 2016: Patients Can Get Dinged in Phantom Billing Scam

En Español

Unsuspecting patients can lose valuable benefits when medical providers charge for unnecessary procedures.Read more...

June 3, 2016: District Attorney's Office co-sponsors 'Right to Rescue' bill

 

As summer approaches, legislation in Sacramento co-sponsored by the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office seeks to provide criminal and civil immunity for people who rescue animals left unattended in vehicles.Read more...

May 27, 2016: Seniors Get Duped in Pigeon Drop Scam

En Español

Seniors should be wary of people claiming to have found large sums of cash and wanting to share in their sudden fortunes.Read more...

May 13, 2016: Thieves Target Cell Phone Users in Tech Support Scam

En Español

The next time you need a software update on your cell phone, make sure it’s legitimate.Read more...

Pages