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Paul Tanaka Found Guilty in Jail Corruption Scandal

The former Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department Undersheriff Paul Tanaka was convicted in connection with a sweeping, federal civil rights investigation of corruption and deputy-on-inmate abuse inside the jail system, which is run by the LASD. Tanaka was found guilty by a federal jury of obstruction of justice and conspiracy to obstruct justice. The jury began deliberating Tuesday afternoon and reached its verdict Wednesday morning.

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