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Whistleblower Suit Targets LA County, Villanueva, Sheriff’s Ally

A Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department employee sued Los Angeles County Monday, alleging she suffered a backlash for speaking out against alleged misconduct by an ally of Sheriff Alex Villanueva, causing the plaintiff to be wrongfully relieved of duty. Cynthia Maluto’s Los Angeles Superior Court lawsuit alleges whistleblower retaliation and intentional infliction of emotional distress. […]