A second man pleaded guilty Monday to being part of a conspiracy that stole paintings by Monet and Renoir from a Naples mansion last year.
Rigoberto Gonzalez, 34, received a two-year prison sentence following his guilty plea to one count of grand theft for stealing the French impressionist paintings worth $6.7-million. A co-conspirator, Carlos Somuanos, 38, accepted the same deal Friday.
Alleged ringleader Fernando Alfaro has been offered a sentence of almost four yearsJudge Julio Jiminez gave Alfaro until today to accept the deal. If he does not, a trial will start Feb. 14.
The three were arrested after prosecutors said they tried to sell the paintings to undercover officers for $1-million.
_ Wire reports