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San Francisco District Attorney Boudin Announces Multiple Charges Against Leader Of Anti-Choice Group For Stalking A Doctor Who Provided Abortions

Today, San Francisco District Attorney Chesa Boudin announced that the District Attorney’s Office has filed multiple charges against an anti-choice activist, Aaron Jonathan Hurley, who was part of a group of people who invaded a health care clinic and stalked a doctor who provides health care, including abortions, to women. District Attorney Boudin has charged Mr. Hurley, a resident of Los Angeles, with felony stalking (Penal Code section 646.9(a)); misdemeanor obstructing freedom of access to a clinic (Penal Code Section 423.2(c)); two misdemeanor vandalism charges (Penal Code Section 594(b)(2)(a)); misdemeanor trespassing with intent to interfere (Penal Code Section 602(k)); and misdemeanor interfering with a business (Penal Code Section 602.1(a)). Another suspect, Kristen Turner, was cited and released. An arrest warrant is pending for Lauren Brice Handy, another suspect involved in these activities. The investigation is ongoing.

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District Attorney Chesa Boudin Announces 18 Felony Charges Against Beverly Hills Lawyer Who Defrauded San Francisco Businesses and Nonprofit Organizations

SAN FRANCISCO – Today, District Attorney Chesa Boudin announced a grand jury indictment on 18 felony charges, including one charge of grand theft from an elder and 14 charges of grand theft by false pretense, against Beverly Hills attorney Kousha Berokim. It is alleged that Mr. Berokim sent 17 San Francisco businesses and nonprofit organizations emails and letters in which he purported to represent a blind Californian, threatening those businesses with federal lawsuits under the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”) for alleged website-accessibility violations if they did not enter into settlements and pay him sums of money to resolve the claims.

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