Man sentenced for multistate theft ring

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - A Kentucky man has been sentenced to
seven years and 10 months in federal prison for his role in what
prosecutors described as a multistate identity theft ring.
The Courier-Journal reported that U.S. District Judge Charles R.
Simpson III handed down the penalty for 36-year-old Sky Royce
Greenlee on Friday. Greenlee previously pleaded guilty to
conspiracy to commit bank fraud and identity theft.
Four other defendants who pleaded guilty are awaiting
sentencing. Two men have pleaded not guilty and face a Sept. 27
trial. Charges were dropped against two other men who were
sentenced to state prison in an unrelated incident.
Prosecutors say the nine-member ring stole credit cards, wallets
and purses at events around the country. Court records show the
defendants netted $191,576 in dozens of transactions from 2005 and
2006.
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Information from: The Courier-Journal,
http://www.courier-journal.com

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