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A North Bergen, New Jersey man was sentenced
in federal court Tuesday to 41 months in prison for being the mastermind behind
a nearly $1 million cargo theft ring.
catch him in the act, law enforcement officials stationed a man as manager of a
warehouse in Sayreville. When the suspect arrived, four of his vehicles
contained merchandise totaling nearly $1 million, authorities said. The items
ranged from food and bed linen to clothes bound for Burlington Coat Factory and
items meant to be shipped to Home Goods stores. The trailers were stolen out of
New Jersey and Pennsylvania. In a separate case, the suspect is facing charges
of conspiracy to receive and sell stolen goods and money laundering, according
to authorities. The charges stem from the alleged sale of baby formula stolen
from stores in several southern states as well.
ORC mom and son duo hitting 13+ times at
in Massachusetts and Rhode Island and selling
their loot to retail stores that buy used merchandise.
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