On July 2nd, 2015

CDPH Investigator Honored by U.S. Attorney’s Office Recognized for Operation Cat Eyes Case

7-2-2015_1-42-13_PMLOS ANGELES –  Congratulations to  California Statewide Law Enforcement Association (CSLEA) Member and California Department of  Public Health (CDPH) Medical Device Safety Unit Investigator Stacey Nishikawa-Masters for her  recognition at the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Central District of California 14th Annual Law Enforcement Awards on June 26, 2015.

Investigator Nishikawa-Masters, a fellow CDPH investigator and two supervising investigators were honored for their work in a federal case dubbed "Operation Cat Eyes."    In November 2014, their Los Angeles area investigation  lead to criminal charges against 12 people and businesses accused of illegally selling cosmetic contact lenses, some of which were contaminated with dangerous pathogens.

"Investigator Nishikawa-Masters and every investigator on Operation Cat Eyes worked to protect consumers from harm," said CSLEA President Alan Barcelona.  "They work daily to protect us and yet most Californians have no idea about the work they do."

The annual awards ceremony  recognized more than 200 federal, state  and local agents, officers, and investigators who worked on U.S. Attorney’s Office cases in the district.


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