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Video: Anthony Johnson Convicted of Robbing People While They Watched Movies

Anthony Johnson was convicted in Hartford, Connecticut of slithering on floors of movie theaters and robbing people while they watched movies.

Johnson reportedly spent his weekends of crawling across movie theater floors, stealing from purses and running up $30,000 bills on other people's credit cards, reports

Johnson would then sell $1,000 gift cards, iPods, cellphones and designer sunglasses that he bought using the stolen credit cards.

He was convicted on Monday by a U.S. District Court jury on seven charges of using a stolen credit card and two charges of identity theft.

Johnson faces up to 10 years in prison on each of the stolen credit card charges and a mandatory two-year consecutive sentence on each of the two identity theft charges.

Jamie Lynn McGowan and Lashirelle Bryant, two of Johnson's accomplices, testified against him last week.

McGowan told the jury: "A good weekend was $50,000 to $70,000. $30,00 to $40,000 was a bad weekend."

She said Johnson chose primarily Fairfield County theaters showing movies like 'Eat, Pray, Love' because "there'd be a lot of white women there." Johnson called those "million-dollar movies."


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