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updated: 9/1/2011 6:36 PM

Chicago businessman gets 6 years in murder-for-hire plan

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  • Brooks Kellogg

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Associated Press

DENVER -- A Chicago developer was sentenced to six years in federal prison after pleading guilty to trying to hire a hit man to kill a business associate who sued him.

The U.S. District Attorney's office says 72-year-old Brooks Kellogg was also fined $100,000 Thursday for his conviction of traveling in interstate commerce in commission of murder-for-hire. Kellogg pleaded guilty in April.

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Prosecutors say Kellogg flew to Denver International Airport in October 2010 and paid $2,000 to an undercover agent Kellogg believed was a hit man. Authorities say Kellogg had previously paid an additional $6,000 for the hit.

Prosecutors say Kellogg was trying to arrange the murder of a Florida man who sued Kellogg for $2.5 million.

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