Friday, May 19, 2017 at 11:45 a.m.
Tony Rackauckas, Orange County’s scandal-scarred District Attorney
Kevin McVeigh / OC Weekly
Producers at 60 Minutes announced this week they will air a May 21 CBS broadcast that will include a feature on Orange County’s notorious jailhouse informant scandal.
The controversy is sensational but also complex, especially given strenuous cover-up efforts by District Attorney Tony Rackauckas and Sheriff Sandra Hutchens, two unapologetic politicians.
(You can watch a preview clip of the show’s OC segment HERE.)
So, we’ve collected a series of articles from various news outlets to aid the show’s viewers understand what has become one of California’s most embarrassing, ongoing criminal justice disasters.
Here you go:
The Orange County Informant Scandal Just Got A Lot Nuttier, The Washington Post;
Meet OC & LA Law Enforcement’s Favorite Rats, OC Weekly;
click here to read more.