Ex-Compton Deputy City Treasurer Sentenced for $3.72 Million Theft

Former Compton Deputy Treasurer Salvador Galvan was sentenced last Friday to 6 1/2 years in federal prison for stealing more than $3.7 million in city funds in a scheme that also involved his wife, who was ordered to perform 800 hours of community service and serve one year of home confinement. Galvan, 47, and his wife, who both pleaded guilty in July to one federal count of theft from an organization receiving federal funds, apologized for their crimes. “I deeply and sincerely regret my actions,” he said, adding that his crimes “weigh heavily on my conscience … It pains me