LOS ANGELES — Racketeering charges against the owner of an 11-store grocery chain here have been dismissed less than two months after George Torres was convicted of those charges and facing a life sentence. A U.S. District Court judge threw out the conviction and ordered Torres to be released from jail Tuesday after prosecutors in the U.S. Attorney's office turned over tape-recorded conversations containing information that was potentially beneficial to Torres' defense regarding at least ...
REGISTER TO VIEW THIS ARTICLE - Register for a Free Account
Registering for content on Supermarket News will give youINSTANTaccess to invaluable articles and media content that industry professionals rely on. You will have access to our special reports, feature articles, and industry analysis. It’sFREE, easy and quick. What are you waiting for!In addition you will also receive a complimentary copy of SN's salary survey sent to you by email.
Attention Paid Print Subscribers: While you have already been grantedfreeaccess to SNwe ask that youregister now.We promise it will only take a few minutes! Or visit your profile and add your print magazine account number and zip code.