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A Texas man who pleaded guilty to stealing more than $1.2 million in fajitas while acting as a public servant has been sentenced to 50 years in prison.
Gilberto Escamilla, 53, was employed at the Darrel B. Hester Juvenile Detention Center in San Benito, Texas, until August 2017 — when it was discovered that he had been placing orders for fajitas using county funds and then selling them for his own profit since December 2008, according to Cameron County Court filings.
The article goes on to state the following:
When sentenced on Friday, Escamilla was also served with the maximum fine of $10,000 on top of the $1,251,578.72 he was ordered to pay back for the cost of the fajitas, officials said.
Gilberto Escamilla, 53,a former employee with the Juvenile Justice Department in Texas, has been sentenced to 50 years in prison for stealing $1.2million worth of fajitas last year https://t.co/0zrcRANntG pic.twitter.com/K7MlhXi38X
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