Man who tried to sell $100 bills to tourists has been sentenced to 10 years in prison

Man who tried to sell $100 bills to tourists has been sentenced to 10 years in prison

A man who tried and failed to sell more than $100,000 worth of bills to a Florida man has been given 10 years to life in prison.

Thomas Lee, 34, was convicted in November of first-degree conspiracy and first-time criminal solicitation.

Lee had pleaded guilty in July to stealing $8,000 from a man in February.

He had previously been sentenced on fraud charges.

Lee is one of five people charged with conspiring to commit a crime and fraud for their part in a scheme to defraud an undercover federal agent posing as a customer.

The other men are: Thomas W. Lutz, 25, of Gainesville; James R. Smith, 24, of Pensacola; Matthew S. Goss, 25 and Andrew G. Robinson, 29, of St. Augustine.

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