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December 8, 2017: Wildfire Victims Should Beware of Price Gouging

En Español

People displaced from their homes by wildfires can fall victim to consumer fraud as well.Read more...

November 9, 2017: Veterans Targeted by Scammers Promising Aid

En Español

Unscrupulous insurance agents are holding presentations at senior centers and residential care facilities in an effort to persuade ineligible seniors to apply for the Veterans Aid and Attendance Program, a benefit only available to low-income disabled veterans and their surviving spouses.Read more...

November 8, 2017: LADA Team Helps Victims in Las Vegas

The woman couldn’t speak or lean over. She had been shot and suffered injuries to her neck during the horrific Oct. 1 attack at a Las Vegas music festival that left 58 people dead and hundreds injured.Read more...

October 27, 2017: Seniors Among Targets of Software Update Scam

En Español

Seniors and other computer owners have reported receiving voicemails from so-called technicians claiming to represent Microsoft. The callers warn consumers that their Windows license key has expired and all services will be suspended unless they call a toll-free number.Read more...

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

En Español

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

En Español

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...

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