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Man sentenced to prison for selling Disney tickets bought with stolen credit cards

A man has been sentenced to five years in prison for buying nearly $160,000 worth of Disney tickets using stolen credit-card numbers.

Raul Cruz, 37, of Hialeah pleaded guilty in August to charges that he bought Walt Disney World Co. theme-park tickets over the phone using stolen credit-card numbers. Then he sold the tickets through a website that used the Disney name in an effort to appear legitimate.

U.S. District Judge G. Kendall Sharp also entered a judgment against Raul Cruz, 37, of Hialeah for $159,219.94.

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