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Crime ring used Amazon, eBay to sell stolen printer ink
« Reply #1 on: March 16, 2017, 04:12:17 PM »
Crime ring used Amazon, eBay to sell stolen printer ink
16 March 2017, 2:05 pm



Apparently, big bucks can be made selling stolen printer ink cartridges online.

A dozen suspects are accused of pulling in more than US$12 million by selling the stolen cartridges and retail electronics on Amazon and eBay, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said on Wednesday.

Sixty-four-year-old Richard Rimbaugh allegedly led the operation for more than 20 years by recruiting people to steal the goods from retail stores across 28 states.

Rimbaugh and his "theft crews" allegedly went out each week to steal new merchandise, which also included computer software, Schneiderman said.

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