'Dinosaur Smuggler' Pleads Guilty

Tyrannosaurus fossil sold for $1M

By Matt Cantor,  Newser Staff

Posted Dec 28, 2012 5:08 AM CST

(Newser) – A man from Florida has admitted to smuggling some prehistoric cargo. Eric Prokopi yesterday told a Manhattan federal court that he'd "forwarded a few shipments of fossils of Mongolian origin from Great Britain to the US that were mislabeled." Among the shipments...   Read full story »


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