Los Angeles County Fraud Hotline

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OCI in the News

Date Published Title of Article
2023-11-09L.A. County coroner investigator charged with thefts of necklace and rare coins from bodies
2023-09-26L.A. County Supervisors order crackdown on small business fraud after 3-year delay
2023-09-21Scams plague L.A. County program, costing taxpayers millions
2022-04-20Audit finds Sheriff’s Department didn’t get approval for helipad at Villanueva’s home, contradicting his claims
2020-11-03Woman Investigated for Voter Intimidation after Allegedly Collecting Ballots from South LA Senior Home
2020-10-15Former County Employee Charged With Embezzling Public Funds
2018-04-26Trio Charged With Embezzling Government Funds
2018-04-12Federal Authorities Move Against Fraudulent Tax Return Preparers
2018-02-20Former County Engineer Pleads Guilty to Conflict
2017-12-06Former Los Angeles Nonprofit CEO, Two Others Sentenced For Embezzling Public Funds
2017-09-01Former County Engineer Charged with Bribery Conflict of Interest
2017-08-30Audit Finds Irwindale-based LA Works Overbilled Los Angeles County by Nearly $1 Million
2017-08-30L.A. County Supervisors End Adult, Youth Job Training Contracts with LA Works
2017-08-28Former County Parks and Recreation Employee Accused of Embezzling $26,000 in Fuel
2017-08-15Three Former Executives for LA Nonprofit Plead Guilty to Embezzlement
2017-05-24 Foster Care Executives Sentenced For Embezzling Public Funds
2016-09-20Accountant, Co-Defendant Plead to Embezzling From County Foster Homes
2016-02-11Federal Inmate Sentenced to Another 9+ Years in Multi-Million Dollar Fraud Case
2015-08-16Executives at Second L.A. County Youth Home are Accused of Embezzlement
2015-07-08Chicana Service Action Center Executives Charged with Embezzlement, Conspiracy
2015-03-18L.A. County Fire Department Workers Could Be Fired in Cheating Scandal
2015-02-23County Fire Department Audit Finds Cheating in Hiring, Promotions
2014-09-18Foster Care Agency Directors Charged with Embezzlement
2014-04-30Former L.A. County Contractor, Two Others Plead Guilty to Embezzlement, Other Charges
2014-03-07Los Angeles County DHS Reveals 168,000 Patient Data Breach
2013-10-28L.A. County Assessor John Noguez Hit with More Felony Charges
2013-02-10Old Mystery: Why Did Gardena Help Get Police Vests to Cambodia
2012-12-20L.A. County Sheriff's Aircraft Used for Personal Reasons, Audit Finds
2012-04-23County Reports 118 Cases of Fraud
2012-04-18Improper Mileage Reports Found at L.A. County Children’s Agency
2011-02-11Former L.A. County Social Worker Pleads Guilty in Identity Theft and Tax Scam
2010-06-16Allegations of Credit Card Fraud by County Employees Referred to Prosecutors
2009-02-21Therapist for county faces forgery charges
2008-10-27County Worker Charged with Stealing Gas Supplies
2008-09-24Fraud Hot Line Proves Itself
2008-09-23Fraud Cases, Misconduct Up in County
2008-09-11Ex-County Official Gets 3 Years in Jail and Must Pay Up
2008-07-05Little Peace, Joy at Shelter
2008-07-03Some Disciplined King-Harbor Workers Still on the Job
2004-04-05County Commits Additional Personnel to Staff Fraud Hotline
2004-04-05Three Agents Added to County Fraud Unit
2003-08-24Cheaters Prospering - Employees, Residents Defraud County for as Much as $1 Billion a Year
2003-08-24Examples of City Fraud
2003-08-21Ex-Chief of Film Agency Charged
1998-03-022 Arrested in Major Jail Food Bribe Case
1995-10-15County Targets Doctors in Fraud Probe
1995-07-12L.A. County District Attorney News Release