2 ex-Bolivian officials sentenced to 3 years after guilty pleas in case of extorting American

January 15, 2015 10:30 PM

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LA PAZ, Bolivia – A Bolivian judge has given a three-year prison sentence to the No. 2 figure in an extortion ring that victimized U.S. businessman Jacob Ostreicher and was exposed by actor Sean Penn.

Former government attorney Dennis Rodas previously pleaded guilty to crimes including racketeering.

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