Inside LADA

September 24, 2020: Motel Agrees to Curb Sex Trafficking After Nuisance Lawsuit

A Pomona motel agreed to curtail prostitution and human trafficking on its premises after it reached a settlement in a lawsuit filed with the District Attorney’s Office.

This was the first time the office used California consumer protection laws to confront human sex trafficking in Los Angeles County.Read more...

September 21, 2020: District Attorney Jackie Lacey Addresses Child Abuse Behind Closed Doors

Dear Friends:

Among the tragic consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic has been the decline in the reporting of child abuse. Read more...

September 11, 2020: Scammers Threaten to Cut Utilities Unless Paid

En Español

With the coronavirus causing heightened economic anxiety, criminals are attempting to steal money from utility customers and businesses by threatening to cut their electricity.Read more...

August 28, 2020: Obituary Scams Target Grieving Families

En Español

Coping with a death is difficult enough and made even worse when criminals try to exploit a family member’s grief.Read more...

August 14, 2020: Don’t Be Fooled into Clicking on Fake Computer Virus Alerts

En Español

Clicking on a pop-up window warning about computer virus threats could have the opposite effect for those who aren’t careful.Read more...

August 13, 2020: District Attorney Jackie Lacey Discusses Racism and the Criminal Justice System

Dear Friends:

As the first African American and the first woman to lead the largest local prosecutor’s office in the nation, I condemn racism and criminal acts of violence committed by civilians as well as law enforcement officers. Read more...

July 24, 2020: Phony Contact Tracers Trying to Bilk People During Pandemic

En Español

Criminals are finding new ways to cash in on the coronavirus pandemic.Read more...

July 17, 2020: Read District Attorney Jackie Lacey's Message from LADA's July Newsletter

Dear Friends:

In response to widespread allegations of sexual abuse in the entertainment industry, I established a task force of specially trained deputy district attorneys in November 2017 to review and prosecute these cases.Read more...

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