CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 28, 1987 |
Authorities are investigating the reported embezzlement of at least $145,000 from the Los Angeles County Fire Department over a year or more, The Times has learned. The probe is being conducted by investigators from the county's chief administrative office, the auditor-controller's office and the forgery-fraud detail of the Sheriff's Department. No charges have been filed, but the prime suspect under investigation is a Fire Department accountant, according to court documents filed in the case.