Florida man will get 4 years in jail for promoting Vitamixes on eBay
forty one-yr-previous Kevin Wain, of Tampa, Florida, has been sentenced to 4 years in federal jail for operating a bank card fraud and eBay scamming operation that netted him greater than $881,000 over the course of three years. Utilizing counterfeit bank cards, Wain purchased a whole lot of excessive-finish house items at Williams Sonoma and Mattress, Tub & Past shops that he would flip round and promote for revenue on eBay.
Wain was extraordinarily particular with the gadgets he was shopping for and reselling, as nicely. In the course of the interval in query, from round September 2011 till he was busted by the Secret Service in June of 2015, Wain purchased a staggering 755 Vitamix blenders, 197 Roombas and 9 Dyson Animal vacuums. In accordance with the Division of Justice, Wain was nonetheless carrying on his thriving eBay enterprise on the day of his arrest and there are in depth transaction data detailing the little black market he created for himself.
Up to now, investigators have discovered greater than half one million dollars in fraudulent purchases he purchased utilizing bank card info stolen from over one hundred twenty five victims. Along with his 4-yr jail sentence, Wain should pay again each penny of the $585,028.ninety nine he stole from forty eight totally different monetary establishments.