SoCal grocery founder guilty in racketeering trial

California News A Los Angeles federal court jury on Monday returned numerous convictions against George Torres, who founded the Numero Uno markets that serve some of the region's poorest neighborhoods.

Charges against his older brother, Manuel Torres, were dropped when the judge ruled prosecutors didn't have enough evidence.

The brothers, along with two others, were indicted in 2007 after an 18-month federal investigation.

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