News Releases & Advisories

July 6, 2023: PetSmart to Pay $1.46 Million For Charging Customers Prices Higher than Advertised Prices

Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón announced today that PetSmart LLC has been ordered to pay $1.46 million to settle a lawsuit that alleges the company overcharged customers for items it listed in advertisements.

June 27, 2023: Caretaker Charged With Murdering Two Elderly Women at Assisted Living Facility in Diamond Bar

Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón announced that Jianchun Li was charged today with murdering two elderly women at an assisted living facility in Diamond Bar.

June 22, 2023: LAPD Officer Convicted of Raping a Woman While Off-Duty

Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón announced that a Los Angeles police officer was found guilty today of forcibly raping a woman while he was off-duty in 2015.

June 21, 2023: Atlas Metal, Owners Charged With Illegally Disposing Hazardous Waste at its Facility and Onto Jordan High School

Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón announced that a 24-count complaint has been filed today against S&W Atlas Iron and Metal Corp., and its owners for illegally disposing hazardous waste, some of which was deposited on the grounds of Jordan High School in Watts.

June 15, 2023: Taco Bell to Pay $85,500 For Failing to Allow Customers to Redeem Gift Cards Under $10

Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón announced today that Taco Bell and its subsidiary have been ordered to pay $85,500 to settle a lawsuit that alleges the company denied customers from cashing out gift cards less than $10.

June 13, 2023: LA Councilman Curren Price Charged in Pay-to-Play Scheme

Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón announced that Los Angeles Councilmember Curren Price was charged today for having a financial interest in projects that he voted on and having the city pay for medical benefits for his now wife while he was still married to another woman.

June 8, 2023: Officer Charged With Robbery for Allegedly Stealing Money From Man During Arrest

Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón announced today that San Fernando Police Officer Jeffrey King has been charged with stealing money from a man during an arrest last June.

June 7, 2023: Former USC Football Player Accused of Raping Two Women

Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón announced today that a former USC football player has been charged with raping two women from the University of Southern California and University of California, Los Angeles.

June 1, 2023: Middle School Teacher Accused of Sexually Assaulting Two 8th Grade Students

Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón announced today that an 8th grade middle school teacher from Louis Armstrong Middle School in Sherman Oaks has been charged with lewd act upon a child and child molestation.

May 31, 2023: Actor Danny Masterson Found Guilty of Raping Two Women

Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón announced that Danny Masterson was convicted today of forcibly raping two women in separate incidents dating back to 2003.

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