Also the assessor's downtown L.A. headquarters, satellite offices, and the Phoenix home of consultant Ramin Salari, a friend and campaign contributor to Noguez. It was Salari who received large tax reductions for his clients - and who, along with Noguez, are at the center of an ongoing investigation by the District Attorney's office into alleged influence peddling. No arrests are being made in connection with this morning's activity, the LAT is reporting.
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