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updated: 8/4/2014 6:37 PM

Lombard man sentenced to prison for murder plot

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A Lombard man convicted of trying to hire a hit man to kill a Texas businessman to avoid paying him more than $8 million has been sentenced to eight years in federal prison.

In a news release, the U.S. attorney's office in Chicago says that 76-year-old Daniel Dvorkin was sentenced on Monday. He was convicted last year of solicitation of murder and other charges.

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The release says that in court documents, prosecutors characterized Dvorkin as a "cool, collected businessman who negotiated the price of a hit man as though he were closing a real estate deal."

At the time of his arrest in 2012, the FBI said that Dvorkin offered $100,000 for the murder.

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