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Protect Yourself After Equifax Hack

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The San Diego District Attorney’s Office warned consumers today to consider taking steps to protect their personal identifying information in the wake of a recent data breach at one of the large credit bureaus in the United States, Equifax. Cybercriminals stole 143 million credit records in the recent hacking scandal at the big-three credit bureau.

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Residents Warned to Be Wary of Hurricane Harvey Scams

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The San Diego County District Attorney’s Office warned residents to be careful when donating to charities that promise to help victims of Hurricane Harvey in Texas. The DA’s Office is offering important consumer advice and information to avoid becoming a victim of charity scams.

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Opiates: A Fatal Epidemic in San Diego County

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Prescription drug abuse has become an epidemic in San Diego. Statistics from the County Medical Examiner’s Office show a significant rise in fatal heroin and other opiate drug cases in recent years.

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DA Looking for Owners of Stolen Items

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The San Diego County District Attorney’s Office is looking for the owners of hundreds of stolen items. The unique property was impounded by law enforcement in connection to a burglary series throughout San Diego County in late 2015 and 2016.