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San Mateo Man Slapped With Four-Year Sentence After Pleading Guilty to Leading Prostitution, Trafficking Ring

Allen Fong faced 32 counts, including racketeering and money laundering, for running day-to-day operations at a series of brothels in San Bruno, San Mateo and Santa Clara between 2006 and 2014.

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    On June 28, a grand jury found Dominic Badaracco Sr., 77, of Sherman, guilty of one count of bribery. Now he has been sentenced.

    A San Mateo man at the head of a Bay Area prostitution ring that trafficked women from overseas has been sentenced to nearly four years in prison.

    The San Francisco Chronicle reported Wednesday that 60-year-old Allen Fong pleaded guilty to 32 counts, including racketeering and money laundering, for running day-to-day operations at a series of brothels in San Bruno, San Mateo and Santa Clara between 2006 and 2014.

    Fong was sentenced to 46 months in prison and ordered to pay a $5.3 million penalty for his role in the international trafficking enterprise.

    Prosecutors say Fong set up advertisements and acted as a landlord for the brothels. He would also transfer thousands of dollars to associates in Singapore. The trafficked women came from Singapore, Taiwan and Hong Kong.

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