Berkeley man gets life sentence for prostituting teen

BURLINGAME — Matthew Graves, the first person ever to be convicted of human trafficking by a San Mateo County jury, was sentenced Friday to 34 years to life in prison, prosecutors said.

In February, Graves, 29, of Berkeley, was found guilty of four felonies: pimping of a minor, pandering of a minor, human trafficking of a minor for sex acts, and witness dissuasion.

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