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L.A. Now Live: Discuss the Coliseum investigation

July 18, 2012 |  6:00 am

Los Angeles Times reporters Paul Pringle and Ron Lin will join City Editor Shelby Grad for a discussion about the latest developments in the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum corruption probe.

The chat is scheduled for 9 a.m. Wednesday and questions can be submitted live.

A fugitive in the corruption case, Tony Estrada,  says that for years he alerted his superiors to alleged criminal wrongdoing at the stadium, but they did nothing. He has been charged with embezzlement and conspiracy.

In an interview with The Times, Estrada said a culture of self-dealing and fraud thrived at the taxpayer-owned stadium for more than a decade.

"I did the right thing," Estrada said in one Skype session, speaking in the accent of his native Cuba. "I started providing information … [in] every area that was corrupted."

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