Man accused of duping investors over fake Texas Disney park

February 8, 2015 7:11 PM

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A member of a Dallas-area real estate family is set to go on trial after being accused of faking a story about a Walt Disney theme park and resort coming to North Texas to trick people into investing millions of dollars in land while pocketing commissions from the sales.

The Dallas Morning News ( ) reports that the federal fraud trial for 40-year-old Thomas W. Lucas Jr. is set to begin Monday in Sherman, located about 65 miles north of Dallas. Lucas, who was indicted in 2013, is charged with seven counts of wire fraud and one count of making fal...

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