By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ
Former Cameron County District Attorney and 2012 Congressional candidate Armando R. Villalobos was sentenced to 13 years in federal prison on Tuesday, Feb. 11.
U.S. District Judge Andrew S. Hanen sentenced the former district attorney to 156 months in federal prison and three months of probation. He was also ordered to pay $339,000 in restitution.
On May 24, 2013, Villalobos was convicted of racketeering, conspiracy to commit racketeering, and five counts of extortion.
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