The Latest: Investigator placed on leave amid sex scandal

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Posted: Jun 16, 2016 12:34 PM
The Latest: Investigator placed on leave amid sex scandal

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on allegations that San Francisco Bay Area law enforcement officers had sex with an underage girl (all times local):

9:25 a.m.

A district attorney in California has placed an investigator on leave in connection with a widespread sex scandal, saying her agency will not turn a blind eye to human trafficking or the sexual exploitation of a minor.

The move Wednesday by Alameda County District Attorney Nancy O'Malley came after an 18-year-old woman alleged in media interviews that two dozen current and former officers in five San Francisco Bay Area cities had sex with her while she was working as a prostitute.

O'Malley did not did not identify the investigator or specify why the person had been placed on administrative leave.