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News, The Snitch Roberto Acosta, MS-13 Snitch Convicted of Lying to Government, Seeks New Trial

Roberto Acosta, MS-13 Snitch Convicted of Lying to Government, Seeks New Trial

​The MS-13 snitch who provided federal agents with information that led to the mega-indictment of the transnational gang -- and recorded alleged murder confessions that will be allowed as evidence in an upcoming Superior Court trial -- wants a new…
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News, The Snitch Federal Judge: MS-13 Informant, Roberto Acosta, Will Likely Be Killed If Deported

Federal Judge: MS-13 Informant, Roberto Acosta, Will Likely Be Killed If Deported

​A federal judge replaced the defense attorney representing the Roberto Acosta -- the MS-13 gang informant who was convicted of lying to his handlers -- and urged attorneys on both sides to consider the likelihood that Acosta will be killed…
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News, The Snitch Roberto Acosta, MS-13 Informant Convicted of Lying, Wants Out of Jail

Roberto Acosta, MS-13 Informant Convicted of Lying, Wants Out of Jail

​Roberto "Bad Boy" Acosta, the MS-13 gang informant who for years gave federal agents details about San Francisco's branch of the gang, faces sentencing in federal court next week for lying to his handlers about how many people he'd murdered…
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News, The Snitch Feds Want Maximum Prison Time for Roberto Acosta, MS-13 Informant Who Lied

Feds Want Maximum Prison Time for Roberto Acosta, MS-13 Informant Who Lied

​Federal prosecutors are pushing for the maximum five-year sentence for the criminal informant who was shaping up to be their star witness in the case against San Francisco's MS-13 clique. But his future took a turn when Roberto Acosta was…
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News, The Snitch MS-13 Verdict: Six of Seven Guilty of RICO Conspiracy

MS-13 Verdict: Six of Seven Guilty of RICO Conspiracy

The 4-month trial of San Francisco's 20th Street clique of the Mara Salvatrucha, also know as MS-13, ended today with six of the seven defendants found guilty of racketeering and conspiracy charges. They can be sentenced to life in prison. …
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News, The Snitch San Francisco MS-13 Informant Found Guilty of Lying

San Francisco MS-13 Informant Found Guilty of Lying

The inside informant who turned evidence for the feds about his own MS-13 gang in San Francisco was found guilty this week of lying to the government.According to the complaint, Roberto Acosta had told his handlers that he'd only been…
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News, The Snitch Roberto Acosta, MS-13 Informant in San Francisco Gang Case, to Stand Trial for Lying

Roberto Acosta, MS-13 Informant in San Francisco Gang Case, to Stand Trial for Lying

It's not every day that the government charges their own criminal informant with lying. That's exactly what happened with Roberto Acosta, an MS-13 gang leader who infiltrated the gang which had claimed turf near 20th Street in the Mission District.…
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