Inside LADA

July 6, 2017: LADA Salutes its Volunteers of the Year

Every week, volunteers Hanna Dreiling and Rosa Garcia dedicated time to helping victims of crime navigate the criminal justice system.Read more...

July 3, 2017: Mental Health Training for First Responders

The Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office has established an ambitious program to train law enforcement officers and other first responders on how to more effectively interact with individuals in a mental health crisis.Read more...

June 23, 2017: Seniors Warned to Think Before They Click

En Español

Email phishing scams continue to be a favorite tool of financial predators who primarily target seniors.Read more...

June 22, 2017: LADA Receives National Recognition for Public Education, Training Initiatives

The Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office has been recognized by the National Association of Counties (NACo) for its mental health awareness training program for law enforcement personnel and fraud education initiative for seniors.Read more...

June 9, 2017: Scammers Can Tug at an Animal Lover’s Heart and Wallet

En Español

The image of a sad puppy in a cage at a shelter will inspire many animal lovers to donate money to rescue organizations but scammers may be preying on their compassion.Read more...

May 25, 2017: Scammers Target Seniors with Promises of Free Medical Devices from the Government

En Español

The phone rings, a caller claims to represent the Social Security Administration, Medicare, Medicaid or Medi-Cal and offers the senior who answers free devices such as medical alert alarms, back support braces or a motorized scooter or chair.Read more...

May 12, 2017: Old Scam Takes New Forms But Still Ends With Massive Financial Losses

En Español

It has many forms and names – Fund Transfer Scam, Nigerian Prince Scam – but the result is always the same: people get cheated out of their hard-earned cash.Read more...

April 28, 2017: Seniors: “Cheap” Auto Insurance Could Cost You Thousands

En Español

Those ads promising seniors discounted auto insurance rates, no matter their driving record, may prove to be an auto insurance scam.Read more...

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