American stole and sold 2,000 car keysJuly 9, 2020
For six months, a worker at a train station in New Boston was stealing second keys from new cars, which he then sold over the Internet. In total, the attacker earned more than $ 60,000. Such information on Thursday, July 9, shared the portal Detroit Free Press.
For almost three years, an investigation into the disappearance of almost 2,000 key fobs from new cars that were sent by trains from Michigan to American dealer centers continued. It became known that the missing keys were then put up for sale on eBay.
Companies such as Ford, FCA, and GM suffered from the actions of the criminal: starting in December 2017, dealers received cars with one set of keys, although they were sent from the enterprise with two. The transport company began to receive complaints from automobile concerns, as a result of which law enforcement authorities joined the investigation.
After finding out that the key rings began to appear on sale on the eBay website, the police and Ford group representatives privately bought three keys from the F-150 and found that they were from the cars that were sent from New Boston by rail . The seller’s return address was registered in the name of Jason Gibbs, a 41-year-old employee of the same CSX transport company, through which car companies sent cars to dealers.
After a search and under pressure from the evidence, Gibbs admitted that from December 15, 2017 to May 16, 2018, he stole and sold 1914 trinkets, earning $ 60,570 on this. Gibbs is now charged with theft of goods from government supplies.
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