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Federal Enforcement Action Against Illegal Marijuana Storefronts in LA County

06/06/2012

Federal Enforcement Actions Against Commercial Marijuana Operations Continue with Warning Letters and Civil Lawsuits Targeting Illegal Storefronts in Los Angeles County.



NEWS RELEASE - June 6, 2012: Release No. 12-074 - As part of the ongoing federal enforcement actions against the commercial marijuana industry in California, federal authorities this week filed two asset forfeiture lawsuits against properties housing three marijuana stores in Santa Fe Springs and sent warning letters to people associated with another 34 illegal marijuana operations in Los Angeles County.



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http://sheriff.lacounty.gov/wps/portal/lasd/!ut/p/c5/04_SB8K8xLLM9MS .....



The United States Attorney's Office is working in conjunction with the Drug Enforcement Administration and IRS - Criminal Investigation. the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, which provides law enforcement services in most of the communities targeted this week, provided substantial assistance to federal authorities.



Andr Birotte Jr.

United States Attorney

Central District of California



Thom Mrozek

Public Affairs Officer

(213) 894-6947

thom.mrozek@usdoj.gov

www.justice.gov/usao/cac



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