Unscrupulous business practices erode consumer trust and create unfair competition for legitimate businesses. Environmental crimes poison our most valuable natural resources and endanger the community. Crimes committed by elected officials or others operating within the public trust violate individual rights and undermine the very foundation of our democracy.
The Special Prosecutions Section
The Special Prosecutions Section consists of specially trained prosecutors and investigators dedicated to ensuring that fraud and corruption is vigorously prosecuted, and that our valuable natural resources are protected. The attorneys in this division prosecute their cases vertically, which means that one Deputy District Attorney handles a case from beginning to end.
This section of our website will introduce you to the following units: Major Fraud, Computer Crimes, Workers' Compensation Fraud, Auto Insurance Fraud, Life And Annuity Fraud, Welfare Fraud, Consumer Fraud, Environmental Protection, Real Estate Fraud, Professional Standards, and Elder Abuse. This section also contains tips on how to protect yourself from fraud and on how you can report fraud to the proper authorities. An engaged and vigilant community is an effective defense against these devastating crimes.