Osvaldo "Oscar" Ardiles is an Assistant District Attorney.
He work almost every on the CBI's case and quickly proves to be an enemy of the team when he tries to convict an innocent man of armed robbery to get information on a powerful mafia group. Only Kimball Cho, realizing Ardiles' plan will never work and he himself wasn't going to listen, proved the man's innocence. Ardiles furiously retaliated by cutting off all support to the D.A.'s office to the team.
In the season 3 finale, it is revealed that Ardiles is one of agent J.J. LaRoche's five suspects in the murder of Todd Johnson. While it was initially thought that CBI Director Gale Bertram was the killer, it was revealed that FBI agent Craig O'Laughlin was the true killer and accomplice of Red John.
In the season 4 premiere Ardiles, at Bertram's direction, tries to charge Patrick Jane with killing Timothy Carter; but in the end Jane was cleared of all charges and Ardiles lost the case. Ardiles appear also in others episodes as a recurring character of CBI.