A pair of California siblings who stole roughly 800 MacBooks over seven years, totaling over $2.3 million in retail worth, have pleaded responsible to federal offenses regarding the crime.
Patricia Castaneda labored within the College of Humanities and Sciences at a non-public college in Stanford. Throughout her time on the college, she was accountable for ordering MacBooks for its college and workers.
In accordance with theshe started stealing and promoting MacBooks she ordered for money in 2009 or 2010. Initially, Castaneda bought them to a person she met over Fb.
In 2016, she started giving the MacBooks to her brother, Eric Castaneda, who would transport them to a person in Folsom, who resold the MacBooks to patrons exterior California.
In a single decade, the 2 had managed to steal over $2.3 million in retail worth, which price the college greater than $4 million in whole.
Patricia Castaneda pleaded responsible to federal program theft, and in a separate case, her brother pleaded responsible to conspiracy to move stolen property interstate.
U.S. district decide Kimberly J. Mueller is ready to condemn the pair on June 7. Patricia Castaneda will withstand 10 years in jail and a $250,000 fantastic. Eric Castaneda faces a most of 5 years in jail and a $250,000 fantastic.
In November of 2020, thieves hijacked a truck in England carrying over 48 pallets of Apple merchandise,in retail worth.
Additionally in November, a bunch of 5 Amazon workers wasfrom a logistics middle in Madrid, Spain. The retail worth was believed to be almost $600,000.
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