A Medford man pleaded guilty on Tuesday in federal court in Boston to conspiring with two career criminals in an elaborate scheme resembling a Hollywood plot to rob a Norwood check cashing business.
John Salvucci, 67, pleaded guilty to a conspiracy charge and will be sentenced on Dec. 17, court records show. His lawyer could not be reached.
The caper began in January 2012 when Salvucci informed a witness, who cooperated with the FBI, of a plan to rob Forest Hills Check Cashing, along with two men with lengthy criminal histories, FBI Special Agent Daniel R. Romanzo wrote in an affidavit. Those men were later identified as James Chambers, 54, and George Whalen, 57. Full story for BostonGlobe.com subscribers.