News Releases & Advisories

July 27, 2021: Man Charged with Hate Crime Assault of Korean Woman

Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón announced that a man was charged today with attacking a Korean woman in Santa Monica.

July 26, 2021: Fund Manager Pleads to Stealing $336,000 From UCLA

Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón announced that a fund manager at UCLA’s history department pleaded no contest today to stealing more than $300,000 from the university through fraudulent purchase orders and travel reimbursements.

July 22, 2021: Ex-Palmdale Teacher Sentenced for Sexual Assault of Student

Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón announced that a former Palmdale high school teacher was sentenced today to seven years and four months in state prison for sexually assaulting a 15-year-old student.

July 21, 2021: Harvey Weinstein Indicted For Sexually Assaulting 5 Women

Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón announced today that former film producer Harvey Weinstein has been indicted on charges that he sexually assaulted five women in separate incidents that span nearly a decade.

July 16, 2021: District Attorney Gascón Names Veteran Prosecutor As His Chief Deputy District Attorney

Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón today announced the appointment of veteran prosecutor Sharon Woo to serve as his Chief Deputy District Attorney.

July 14, 2021: District Attorney Gascón Issues First PSA on Immigration Consultant Scam

Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón released his first public service announcement (PSA) today warning people about immigration scams.

July 7, 2021: Match.com Settles Consumer Protection Lawsuit

Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón announced today that Match Group Inc., a global online dating service company, will pay $2 million to settle a civil lawsuit alleging the company charged customers for automatic renewal without their express consent.

July 2, 2021: Three Charged in Fraudulent Immigration Services Case

Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón announced today that three South Los Angeles relatives have been charged with scamming dozens of immigrants by unlawfully providing legal services for residency or work permits.

July 1, 2021: Former Acting Solicitor General Neal Katyal Retained in Lawsuit

Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón announced today that County Counsel has retained former acting U.S. Solicitor General Neal Katyal to represent the office in a lawsuit that challenges criminal justice reform policies implemented late last year.

June 30, 2021: District Attorney Gascón, LAPD Chief Moore, Community Leaders Address Efforts to Reduce Community Violence

Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón was joined today by Los Angeles Police Chief Michel Moore and community leaders to discuss community violence reduction efforts in four Los Angeles neighborhoods.

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