Mail forwarding could land man in prison

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A Shingle Springs man has been convicted of three counts of obstruction of mail and faces six months in prison. Cesar Caballero, 41, was convicted two weeks ago in federal court of illegally submitting official mail forwarding change of addresses for his own gain. According to a press release from the Department of Justice, Caballero, who faced a jury trial late last month, forwarded mail from the Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians and the Red Hawk Casino to his own address. He was convicted of three counts of obstruction of mail. Caballero is scheduled to be sentenced Nov. 14 and faces a maximum penalty of six months in prison and a $5,000 fine. ~ Penne Usher