☷Chatham County Illegal Alien Sentenced to Prison for Luring Teen Into Sexual Activity
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Chatham County illegal alien sentenced to prison for luring teen into sexual activity Defendant will be subject to deportation after release SAVANNAH , GA: An illegal alien has been sentenced to a decade in federal prison after pleading guilty to luring a teen into participating in sexual activity . Alejandro Pedroza - Romero , a/k/a “Zuleyka Luna , ” a/k/a “Alex Luna , ” 37 , a citizen of Mexico illegally present in the United States who resided in Garden City , Ga . , was sentenced to 120 months in prison after pleading guilty to Coercion and Enticement , said David H . Estes , U . S . Attorney for the Southern District of Georgia . After completion of his prison term Pedroza - Romero will be subject to deportation . There is no parole in the federal system . “Alejandro Pedroza - Romero flaunted the sovereignty of the United States by illegally entering , and then preyed on vulnerable victims on American soil , ” said U . S . Attorney Estes . “Putting him behind bars automatically protects children from this predator . ”As described in court documents and testimony , Pedroza - Romero came to the attention of the Thunderbolt , Ga . , Police Department in January 2021 when a minor victim reported Pedroza - Romero paid the victim for sexual acts . FBI agents later interviewed and arrested Pedroza - Romero after analyzing multiple electronic communications between Pedroza - Romero and the minor victim . “This case is a perfect example of how partnerships between the FBI and our local law enforcement agencies are vital in protecting our citizens and in particular , children , our most vulnerable citizens , ” said Keri Farley , Special Agent in Charge of FBI Atlanta . “The severity of this sentence is the greatest message we can send to anyone who would seek to take advantage of a child in this way . ”The case was investigated by the FBI and the Thunderbolt Police Department , and prosecuted for the United States by Assistant U . S . Attorneys Jennifer J . Kirkland and Project Safe Childhood Coordinator Tara M . Lyons , with assistance from Assistant U . S . Attorney Noah J . Abrams . Anyone with information on suspected child sexual exploitation can contact the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children at 800 - 843 - 5678 , or https://report . cybertip . org/ .
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