Idaho Falls Man Guilty in Money-Laundering Sting


(BOISE) – An Idaho Falls man has pleaded guilty to charges of money-laundering after skirting tax laws to sell cars to undercover agents posing as drug dealers. 46-year-old Joseph Monte Johnson was working at Boise’s West Coast Car Company in 2008 and 2009 when he and others sold two cars for $55,000 in cash. Johnson faces up to 20 years in prison and a $500,000 fine. He is scheduled to be sentenced Nov. 17.

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