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October 12, 2001 | LEE ROMNEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Los Angeles County district attorney's office Thursday served search warrants on a local job training agency that holds millions of dollars in city and county contracts. The searches came as part of an ongoing investigation of Hollywood-based United Community Resources Agency, said Jane Robison, a spokeswoman for the district attorney's office. She declined to elaborate.
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October 12, 2001 | LEE ROMNEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Los Angeles County district attorney's office Thursday served search warrants on a local job training agency that holds millions of dollars in city and county contracts. The searches came as part of an ongoing investigation of Hollywood-based United Community Resources Agency, said Jane Robison, a spokeswoman for the district attorney's office. She declined to elaborate.
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April 26, 2002 | ZANTO PEABODY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A Hollywood job training agency that fleeced the city and county of millions in a welfare-to-work scheme agreed Thursday to return $2.4 million in public funds, the district attorney's office said. In a sampling of records studied, nearly all of the 1,900 jobs that the United Community Resources Agency claimed to have found for clients were phony, prosecutors said.
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November 2, 1998
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June 8, 1998
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