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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- A federal judge has reduced by nine months the prison sentence of a white-separatist group member who was convicted in a conspiracy to scare minorities into staying off the streets of Salt Lake City.
U.S. District Judge Dee Benson on Tuesday ordered Eric G. Egbert's 42-month sentence reduced to 33 months.
The reduction was not opposed by prosecutors. It is meant to correct a disparity between Egbert's sentence and those of his co-defendants, Shaun A. Walker and Travis D. Massey.
Egbert, Walker and Massey were convicted in April 2007 of conspiracy to interfere with civil rights and interference with a federally protected activity in connection with the 2002 and 2003 attacks of two minority men.
Information from: The Salt Lake Tribune
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