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Final defendant sentenced in Valley telemarketing scheme targeting seniors

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Posted at 12:12 PM, Jan 18, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-18 14:12:44-05

PHOENIX — A fifth Valley man has been sentenced to a lengthy federal prison term in connection with a telemarketing scheme that grabbed millions of dollars from elderly victims around the country.

Trevor Wesley Gabler, 29, of Phoenix, was sentenced Jan. 13 by U.S. District Judge Steven Logan to serve 54 months in prison. Gabler previously pleaded guilty to one count of mail fraud in connection with telemarketing.

Four other defendants pleaded guilty and were previously sentenced. They are Brandon Trevor Ball, 47, of Phoenix (60 months in prison); Jackie Nikiel Whitley, 38, of Phoenix (30 months in prison); Brian Lee Gibson, 37, of Mesa (15 months in prison); and Gordon Lynn Hardy, 57, of Chandler, to a time-served sentence of 12 months.

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