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Two L.A.-Area Men Sentenced to Prison for Ransom Scheme

Two Southland residents were sentenced to federal prison terms Monday for conspiring to kidnap people trying to cross the U.S.-Mexico border, then demanding and collecting ransom payments from their relatives. Edgar Adrian Hernandez Lemus, 23, of the Central-Alameda neighborhood in Los Angeles, was sentenced to 78 months in federal prison by U.S. District Judge John […]