FBI: Delivery Drivers Involved in Amazon Theft Ring

The two contract delivery drivers working for Amazon had a clear-cut assignment. Instead, the FBI said the two routinely stole items and sold them at pawn shops.

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SEATTLE (AP) — The two contract delivery drivers working for Amazon had a clear-cut assignment: They were supposed to bring packages from a warehouse south of Seattle to a post office for shipping, or sometimes drive to Seattle-Tacoma International Airport to pick up items that were being returned to the company. Instead, the FBI said in a search warrant affidavit unsealed last month, they routinely stole the items and sold them at pawn shops. A…

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