Drug dealer sentenced to 30 years

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

ATLANTA (AP) - A Georgia man accused of running a drug ring that
sold at least a ton of cocaine through South Carolina, Washington,
D.C., and Baltimore has been sentenced to 30 years in federal
prison.

Prosecutors said Thursday that 40-year-old Steven Spigner of
Snellville, Ga., had couriers using vehicles with secret
compartments for storing drugs and money, and carrying guns to
further the drug trafficking and money laundering scheme.

Spigner's wife, 31-year-old Yojuana Spigner, also was sentenced
Thursday, to three years in prison for misprision of a felony.

Prosecutors said he used a shell company called Spigner
Investment Group to launder illegal proceeds and amassed more than
$1 million in forfeited assets, including a Bentley and other
expensive cars, real estate and bank accounts.


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