Virginia fossils dealer gets 3 months in prison for smuggling dinosaur skeleton from Mongolia

  • by: LARRY NEUMEISTER , Associated Press
  • Updated: June 3, 2014 - 6:10 PM

NEW YORK — A Virginia fossils dealer was sentenced Tuesday to three months in prison even after a prosecutor described his cooperation with law enforcement in heroic terms, saying he enabled more than 18 largely complete dinosaur fossils to be located, enough for Mongolia to open its first dinosaur museum.

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