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Nancy E. O'Malley, District Attorney

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Public Awareness Billboard Campaign

January 9, 2015

Massive Billboard Campaign Combatting Human Exploitation & Trafficking of Children Unveiled

Oakland, CA—Today, Alameda County District Attorney Nancy E. O’Malley introduced 2015’s public awareness campaign that directly confronts the epidemic of human trafficking and the sexual exploitation of children. DA O’Malley unveiled billboards and bus shelter posters that are visible throughout the county of Alameda and the greater Bay Area. This campaign, timed to coincide with National Human Trafficking Awareness Month, marks the second consecutive year in which a billboard campaign raises awareness of the commercial sexual exploitation of children in the county and offers help to those same children.

Safeway Inc. to Pay $9.87 Million

January 5, 2015



Safeway Inc. to Pay $9.87 Million Settlement for Environmental Violations
Stores Illegally Dumped Hazardous Wastes and Confidential Customer Medical Information

District Attorney Nancy E. O’Malley, together with 42 other California District Attorneys and two city attorneys, announced today that Alameda County Superior Court Judge Wynne S. Carvill has ordered the Pleasanton-based Safeway Inc. to pay $9.87 million as part of a settlement of a civil environmental prosecution.

$23.8 Million Settlement with AT&T for Environmental Violations

November 20, 2014


Alameda County District Attorney Nancy E. O’Malley Announces $23.8 Million Settlement with AT&T for Environmental Violations

Alameda County District Attorney Nancy E. O’Malley and Attorney General Kamala D. Harris and today announced a settlement with AT&T to resolve allegations that hundreds of AT&T’s California facilities unlawfully disposed of hazardous waste and material over a nine-year period. As part of the settlement, AT&T will pay $23.8 million. In addition, AT&T will spend an estimated $28 million over the next five years to implement the enhanced environmental compliance measures required by the settlement.The settlement and proposed judgment, filed in Alameda County Superior Court, requires approval from the court before becoming final.

Guilty Verdict in 1984 Murder of 14 Year Old

October 30, 2014

Oakland, CA. - Alameda County District Attorney Nancy E. O’Malley announced that today a jury found Steven Carlson, 46, guilty of first degree murder for the brutal 1984 killing of 14 year old Tina Faelz.

Castro Valley Doctor Faces Criminal Charges

October 27, 2014

Oakland, CA — Alameda County District Attorney Nancy E. O’Malley announced today that a Castro Valley physician and surgeon, Douglas J. Abeles, M.D., surrendered on an arrest warrant obtained by the Alameda County District Attorney’s Office for his role in an insurance fraud scheme occurring out of his East Bay business office. He has been charged with 31 felony offenses following an investigation that was conducted jointly by the Alameda County District Attorney’s Office and the California Department of Insurance.