Corruption

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Ex-LA County Undersheriff, Captain Plead Not Guilty To Corruption Charges

Former Los Angeles County Undersheriff Paul Tanaka and retired Sheriff’s Captain William Thomas Carey were in custody on federal corruption charges Thursday.

05/14/2015

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Parents Demand Recall Of Beleaguered Centinela School District Board

The controversy surrounding the Centinela Valley Union High School District continues as a recall arises to replace the school board that hired its scandal-ridden former superintendent.

03/02/2015

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Ex-Lawmaker Yee Pleads Not Guilty To New Charges

Former California state Sen. Leland Yee has pleaded not guilty to an expanded indictment in his corruption case that included two new charges of money-laundering.

02/05/2015

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Court Papers Reveal Informants In Corruption Sting

Newly unsealed court documents say one of California State Sen. Ron Calderon’s own aides and a former member of the state Assembly staff assisted the FBI in the corruption sting that ensnared the politician.

06/06/2014

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Deputy Charged With Taking Bribes For Fixing Tickets

A deputy believed to be the whistle-blower in the FBI corruption probe of the L.A. County Sheriff’s Department was charged Thursday with taking bribes.

06/05/2014

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Mistrial Declared In Jail Corruption Case Against LASD Deputy

A mistrial was declared Thursday for a Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputy accused in a federal probe alleging abuse inside the jail system.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/22/2014

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LA County Assessor Indicted On 24 Counts In 2012 Makes $500K Off Taxpayers

A candidate for County Assessor is calling on the Board of Supervisors to take action on John Noguez, who has evidently made over $500,000 with full pay and benefits in the two years since he took a leave of absence from the position.

05/05/2014

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Robert Rizzo Sentenced To 12 Years In Bell Corruption Case

Former Bell City Manager Robert Rizzo was sentenced Wednesday morning to 12 years in state prison for his role in the Bell corruption scandal.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/16/2014

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Spaccia Sentenced To Nearly 12 Years In State Prison In Bell Corruption Scandal

Former Bell assistant city administrator Angela Spaccia Thursday was sentenced to 11 years and eight months in prison and ordered to pay nearly $8 million in restitution.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/10/2014

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Lawmaker Yee Pleads Not Guilty To Federal Charges

Suspended state Sen. Leland Yee pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to bribery and gun charges two weeks after he was arrested as part of an FBI sting targeting political corruption.

04/08/2014

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Democrats In California Capital Reel From Scandal As Sen. Leland Yee Refuses To Resign

So far in 2014, each month has brought news of another arrest or conviction of a Democratic California state senator. The latest was Wednesday’s arrest of Sen. Leland Yee of San Francisco.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/27/2014

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Leader Says Lost Supermajority Won’t Hinder Senate

Major issues facing the Legislature, including a water bond and reshaping the state’s rainy day fund, can be addressed this year despite the loss of Democrats’ supermajority.

03/03/2014

Five former Bell City Council members, George Mirabal (C), (2L-R) Teresa Jacobo, George Cole, Oscar Hernandez and Victor Bello, were found guilty last year of stealing public money by paying themselves extraordinary salaries in one of Los Angeles County's poorest cities. (Photo credit: Irfan Khan-Pool/Getty Images)

Former Bell Officials Balk At Plea Deal In Corruption Case

Four of five former Bell City Council members convicted on corruption charges last year said during a court appearance Friday they need more time to consider a potential plea deal.

02/21/2014

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LASD Officials Plead Not Guilty To Conspiracy, Obstruction Charges

Four Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department officials charged with conspiracy and obstruction of justice plead not guilty Monday in a wide-ranging federal probe of alleged abuses inside county jails.

12/16/2013

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County Supervisors Warn Of More To Come In FBI Corruption Probe Of LASD

Two Los Angeles County Supervisors warned Tuesday of more to come in the fallout from the FBI’s corruption probe of the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/10/2013

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