Florida Man Smuggled Tyrannosaurus Skeleton into U.S.
Eric Prokopi, a Gainesville, Florida resident, faces federal charges for illegally importing a nearly compete Tyrannosaurus skeleton into America along with other fossils. Prosecutors call him a "a one-man black market in prehistoric fossils."
Agents from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement and Homeland Security Investigations started removing items from Prokopi's Gainesville home this morning,according to Ocala.com
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