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$575K settlement for woman who says she was sexually assaulted by LAPD officers

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The Los Angeles City Council signed off on a $575,000 settlement Wednesday for a woman who says she was sexually assaulted by two LAPD officers.

Tammy Kim says she was a confidential drug informant for the Los Angeles Police Department as far back as 2009. Last year, she sued the department, alleging two officers from the Hollywood division forced her to have sex — and at times threatened to send her to jail.

A spokesman for the LAPD said the two officers involved in the case have been removed from duty and are awaiting disciplinary action.

The settlement comes one week after a woman in another case said she was sexually assaulted by an LAPD officer while she was handcuffed in the back of a patrol car. The 28-year-old woman in that case was injured when she fell out of the back of that moving car.

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