Wolchek Investigation: 'King of Craigslist' gets sentenced

The self-proclaimed"King of Craigslist" Denny Dicapo was a big talker and a big wheeler dealer.  A big shot.  

Now that he's been locked up, he's not quite as big in more ways than one.

"My client has lost 120 pounds while he's been incarcerated for the seven months that he's done," said his attorney in court.

This week he was sentenced after pleading guilty to two felonies.  

Last summer Rob Wolchek introduced you to Denny, he was hooked up with a bad guy buy the name of Sebastian Restum.

Denny used Craigslist ads to lure investors to Restum, who ripped off the investors in the elaborate scheme.

Restum was sent to federal prison and soon Dicapo was arrested on a different matter. Auburn Hills police got him for a dirty car sale. 

Wolchek had undercover video of Denny selling cars. He's been in Oakland County Jail for a long time now.

In May he pleaded guilty to false pretenses with intent to defraud - and possession of a motor vehicle with intent to pass false title. 

Oakland County Judge Rudy Nichols sentenced Dicapo for time served for one felony and 270 days on the other felony. 

In court he had his say this week to the judge.

"I've been incarcerated for seven months as a model inmate," Dicapo said. "I've been invited by Fiat Chrysler automotive to start being a vendor again as a tier-1 supplier."

Nichols: "It looks as if being in jail has improved (your life)."

"Yeah, not bad," Dicapo said.

Just when Wolchek was thinking that Dicapo had turned over a new leaf, he gave him the old evil eye and blows him a kiss.

Dicapo was ordered by Nichols to pay back the victim from the car scheme $8,500 of restitution and he'll be on probation for three years.

He claims he's headed to the auto industry, maybe that will keep him off Craiglist.
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