ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - James Lally is facing five felonies in Atlanta where he is accused of stealing $80,000 in season tickets from the Braves. Now he's been extradited to Florida where he is accused of stealing from a charity.
Accused con man James Lally was supposed to make his first appearance in court Monday. Instead, he entered a written plea of not guilty through his attorney.
A children's charity, First Tee of St. Pete, says Lally stole about $4,000 from them via bad checks at their biggest fund raiser last February.
Others, like Will Langan, claim they paid Lally hundreds of dollars for tickets to the Daytona 500 that never arrived.
Some say Lally flashed pictures of himself with race car driver Andy Lally and claimed he was part of a professional racing team. That is why some like the charity accepted his checks with out question.
He's currently facing a bad check charge in Pinellas and a grand theft charge is pending.