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Armenian gang associate gets 13 years in prison in identity-theft case
Armenian gang associate gets 13 years in prison in identity-theft case

An Armenian gang associate was sentenced Monday to more than 13 years in prison for his role in a racketeering conspiracy aimed at stealing the account information of more than 80 elderly bank customers. U.S. District Judge Philip S. Gutierrez ordered Andranik Aloyan, 41, of Hollywood, to serve 13 years and four months in prison and pay about $3.5 million in restitution, according to a U.S. attorney's office statement. Aloyan's "scheme was extensive, sophisticated, and disruptive to the lives of its victims, most of whom were elderly," according to U.S. District Court documents filed by prosecutors. He was found guilty in February of participating in an Armenian...

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