Amazon $1.2m gadget scam couple jailed

Amazon $1.2m gadget scam couple jailed
 

A couple who admitted stealing more than $1.2m (£900,000) worth of goods from Amazon have been sentenced to nearly six years in jail.
Erin and Leah Finan had previously pleaded guilty to charges of postal fraud and money laundering.
The couple exploited Amazon's customer service policy by claiming electronics they ordered were damaged and received replacements at no charge.
Prosecutors said that the sentence should serve as a warning to others.
"Consumer fraud not only unjustly enriches the perpetrator, it causes all of us to pay higher retail prices," said US Attorney for the... read more

 
7 June 2018 in Science &Technology, Views: 53
Source: BBC
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