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September 2011

Court Orders Ohio Direct Marketing Company to Cease Sales of Medical Device Sep 28, 2011

OAKLAND -- The Alameda County Superior Court has ordered an Ohio direct marketing company to stop the sales and deliveries of a medical device (called the DPL Therapy System) in California for unauthorized uses. The Preliminary Injunction issued by Judge Robert Freedman will enjoin Suarez Corporation Industries (SCI) during the pending civil law enforcement action filed by Alameda County District Attorney Nancy E. O’Malley, along with the District Attorneys for the Counties Marin, Monterey, Napa, Orange, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, Shasta, Solano, and Sonoma, against SCI and Benjamin D. Suarez (Suarez), an officer of SCI and resident of Canton, Ohio.

SCI is a direct-to-consumer marketing company operating under the fictitious business name of BioTech Research that sells dietary supplements and medical devices to California residents primarily through advertising on the Internet, in newspapers and direct mailers to targeted customers.

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Latest Edition of 'Did You Know' Sep 16, 2011

In the most recent edition of our 'Did You Know' newsletter we feature:

  • the launch of the DA’s Speakers Bureau
  • two notable gang prosecutions
  • the sentencing of Yusuf Bey IV and Antoine Mackey,
  • and our recent verdicts
Read the July/August edition of 'Did You Know'


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Charges Filed in the Murder of Michelle Le Sep 8, 2011

OAKLAND -- The Alameda County District Attorney’s Office filed murder charges against Giselle Esteban, 27, for the murder of Michelle Le.

Ms. Le, a 26-year old nursing student, was last seen on May 27, 2011 in Hayward, CA. She was reported missing when she failed to return to her nursing program at Kaiser Medical Center-Hayward on that date.

Officers from the Hayward Police Department arrested Esteban yesterday, September 7, 2011. She is currently in custody and will be arraigned in the Hayward Superior Court, Dept. 502 today, September 8, 2011 at 2 pm.


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