'Barefoot Bandit' signs million-dollar movie deal

The money will be used to help pay what he owes in restitution to the victims of his two-year long crime spree.

Quote from 'Barefoot Bandit'

Quote from 'Barefoot Bandit'

The convicted felon known as "The Barefoot Bandit" has signed a million-dollar movie deal with 20th Century Fox.

However, 20-year-old Colton Harris-Moore will not get a dime.

The money will be used to help pay what he owes in restitution to the victims of his two-year long crime spree.

“I am humbled to know I can now help the people I hurt,” said Harris-Moore in a statement. “I have absolutely zero interest in profiting from any of this, and I won’t make a dime off it.  It all goes to restitution.”

Harris-Moore gained international attention by stealing five planes, more than a dozen cars, several boats and broke into homes and businesses.  He was arrested in July 2010, after stealing a plane from Monroe Co. and crashing it in the Bahamas.  There, Harris-Moore had a shootout with authorities.

He is currently in custody in Washington, awaiting sentencing.  Harris-Moore faces up to a decade behind bars.

He will likely be sentenced in October.

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