Inside LADA

October 26, 2018: Los Angeles County Recognizes First Responder Training, Extradition Program

In October, the Los Angeles County Quality and Productivity Commission presented LADA with two awards. One was for a program that trains first responders on how to properly handle calls involving people living with mental illness, and the other was for a program that improves the processing of extradition cases and the recovery costs.Read more...

October 26, 2018: Free Lunch Seminars Lure Seniors into Investment Scams

En Español

Everybody loves a free lunch, but seniors in particular should be careful not to get lured into making bad investments by the promise of free food.Read more...

October 15, 2018: Pink Patch Project

Investigators in the District Attorney's Office are putting on their pink patches in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.Read more...

October 12, 2018: Blackmail Letter Scammers Don’t Really Have Dirt

En Español

Everyone has secrets, and fraudsters using a new blackmail scam are banking on that.Read more...

September 28, 2018: Requests for Gift Cards as Payment Often Signal Fraud

En Español

When someone calls offering a product or service and asks for a gift card as payment, it’s probably a scam.Read more...

September 14, 2018: Beware of Political Donation Scams During Election Season

En Español

People who plan to donate money to their favorite politician this election season should be careful they’re giving cash to the candidate and not a crook.Read more...

September 12, 2018: Prosecutors, Police Recognized for Firearms Relinquishment Project

On Sept. 11, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors recognized prosecutors and police for having received the 2018 National Association of Counties Achievement Award in the category of Criminal Justice and Public Safety for the Firearms Relinquishment Project.Read more...

August 24, 2018: Seniors Should Hold New Medicare Cards Close to Avoid Scams

En Español

New Medicare cards are being mailed nationwide to prevent fraud and identity theft, but seniors should beware of a scam arising from the distribution of these new cards.Read more...

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