Inside LADA

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...

August 11, 2017: Mailed Cell Phones Never Returned in Malware Removal Scam

En Español

A caller to a mobile phone warns of malware infecting the device but instead of removing the virus, the scammer manages to convince the victim to send him the phone.Read more...

July 28, 2017: Scammers Lure Seniors Into Paying for Worthless Lists of “Resources”

En Español

Financially vulnerable seniors are being preyed upon by phone, at church and other places by people falsely claiming to represent a company that can help them gain access to government grants and other funding in exchange for a “fee.”Read more...

July 18, 2017: A Day in the Life: Catalina Prosecutor

Deputy District Attorney Karen Brako climbs aboard a roaring helicopter every other Friday and heads to work.Read more...

July 13, 2017: Travel Agent Scam Derails Summer Fun

En Español

A travel agent offers plane tickets at a great discount, their client receives a confirmation but weeks later the hopeful traveler realizes it’s a con.Read more...

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...

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