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DA Hestrin recognizes three people with Community Hero awards

DA Hestrin recognizes three people with Community Hero awards

Each year, the Riverside County District Attorney’s Office recognizes heroes in our community. On May 17, 2022, DA Michael Hestrin presented the Community Hero Award to three Riverside County educators for their work bringing the Aware to Care Exchange (ACE) to Riverside County.


Former Temecula attorney sentenced for embezzling funds from clients and Southwest Riverside County Bar Association

Former Temecula attorney sentenced for embezzling funds from clients and Southwest Riverside County Bar Association

The former attorney agreed to pay restitution – plus interest -- to the victims. At the time of the plea, he paid a total of $562,854 in victim restitution.

 

The charges stem from his work as a trusts and estates attorney and from his time as treasurer of the Southwest Riverside County Bar Association.


DA Mike Hestrin announces 2021 PRIDE Award recipients

DA Mike Hestrin announces 2021 PRIDE Award recipients

PRIDE, the Program Rewarding Incentive of District attorney Employees, honors attorney and non-attorney staff for demonstrating extraordinary responsibility, professional development, productivity, dedication, initiative, a positive attitude, quality of work, dependability, cooperation, attendance, and public demeanor.


DA's Office Announces Nearly $69 Million Civil Settlement Between Frontier Communications and Federal Trade Commission

DA's Office Announces Nearly $69 Million Civil Settlement Between Frontier Communications and Federal Trade Commission


Monthlong operation by Riverside County Child Exploitation Team results in 26 arrests

Monthlong operation by Riverside County Child Exploitation Team results in 26 arrests

During an operation conducted throughout April, the Riverside County Child Exploitation Team (RCCET), a multiagency team led by the District Attorney’s Bureau of Investigation, arrested 26 people for crimes relating to the possession of child sexual abuse material, attempt lewd acts with a child, and various parole violations.