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'Bling Ring' Leader

Arrested

Murder-For-Hire Suspect Ratted Him Out

3/17/2014 12:50 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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update_graphic_red_bar10:10 AM PT -- Law enforcement sources tell us ... contrary to a report ... Prugo was NOT in possession of a gun.
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The guy who masterminded the "Bling Ring" robberies was arrested Friday ... after the skin specialist to the stars charged in a murder-for-hire plot dropped a dime on him.

Law enforcement sources tell TMZ ... Dawn DaLuise was interviewed by cops after she was arrested for allegedly attempting to hire a member of the Detroit Lions to kill the owner of a rival skin shop.   During the interrogation she sang like a canary.

Our sources say Dawn told cops she was being harassed online by a man named Edward Feinstein -- who she claims posted several fake online personal ads under her name.

According to sources ... Dawn told cops Feinstein's roommate was none other than Nick Prugo -- and said he recently violated parole by traveling out of state without permission.

Law enforcement sources tell us after Prugo's name came up -- officials investigated information and arrested him on the violation.

Prugo is NOT accused of any involvement in the murder-for-hire plot.

He remains in jail with no bail.

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