Alameda County District Attorney's Office
Nancy E. O'Malley, District Attorney

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December 2012

Walgreen Co. to Pay $16.57 Million Settlement Dec 14, 2012

Alameda County 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 Carvill has ordered the Illinois-based Walgreen Co. to pay $16.57 million as part of a settlement of a civil environmental prosecution.

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$800,000 Settlement with Intelligent Beauty Inc. Dec 10, 2012

On November 26, 2012, a lawsuit against Intelligent Beauty Inc., the makers of Sensa, reached a settlement to the tune of $800,000. Alameda County joined eight other California county DA’s offices (Santa Cruz, Marin, Monterey, Napa, Orange, Santa Clara, Solano, and Sonoma) in filing suit against the Delaware-based company for false advertising in the marketing campaign of their product Sensa.

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Giselle Esteban Convicted in Murder of Michelle Le Dec 10, 2012

On October 29, 2012, a jury found Giselle Diwag Esteban guilty of first degree murder for the killing of 26-year-old nursing student Michelle Le. DDA Butch Ford represented the People in court.

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Proposition 35 Passes By A Landslide Dec 10, 2012

On November 6, 2012, California voters passed Proposition 35 with an overwhelming 81% majority. The law, also known as the Ban on Human Trafficking and Sex Slavery, increases prison terms for human traffickers, makes sex trafficking a registerable offense, mandates that convicted human traffickers pay fines to financially assist victims’ services, and requires that law enforcement receive training on human/sex trafficking.

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DDA Eric Swalwell Elected to Congress Dec 10, 2012

This November gave the people of California’s 15th congressional district something to be thankful for: their voice in the US House of Representatives will now be Alameda County DDA Eric Swalwell. The newly redrawn district (which is composed of all or parts of Pleasanton, Dublin, Livermore, Hayward, and Union City, among other cities) will now be represented by the second-youngest member of Congress.

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