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Real estate agent sentenced for selling homes he didn’t own

A former real estate agent is heading to prison after accepting hundreds of thousands of dollars from home buyers in Pennsylvania for properties he wasn’t authorized to sell.

Ignacio Beato pleaded guilty in May to a felony count of wire fraud conspiracy.

Prosecutors say 47-year-old Beato and his co-conspirators accepted more than $750,000 from people interested in buying homes. Authorities say he never had the deeds on the Hazleton properties.

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