Elk Grove resident Sean McClendon, 49, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Morrison C. England Jr. to one year and eight months in prison. McClendon, an associate of Anthony Salcedo and Anthony Williams, pleaded guilty in October 2012 to a conspiracy to commit mail fraud, in which McClendon’s role was to recruit straw buyers.
Judge England sentenced Citrus Heights resident Valeri Kalyuzhnyy, 44, to two years in prison. Kalyuzhnyy, a mortgage broker pleaded guilty last June to making false statements on a loan application, using a straw buyer to purchase two homes.
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