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Prison term for key player in romance scam that cheated SF women

A man born in Liberia, raised in Nigeria and given asylum in America, whose pivotal role in a ‘romance scam’ that cheated a San Francisco retiree out of $400,000 was exposed by the U.S. Secret Service, received a ‘year and a day’ prison sentence this afternoon... More »

Federal judge upbraids Tenderloin fentanyl dealer at sentencing

An illegal alien drug dealer with convictions for violence was sentenced to 36 months’ imprisonment today for selling fentanyl and methamphetamine in San Francisco’s Tenderloin district. Arlin Estrada, 24, a Honduran national, had earlier pleaded guilty to two... More »

2018 Norteño mayhem: first weapons sentence for gang member

A gang member who threw a gun from a car during a 2018 high-speed police pursuit, and who two days earlier had served as the getaway driver in a San Francisco shooting that left one man dead and a woman grievously injured, was sentenced for a firearms offense ... More »