A man was sentenced to 10 years in prison and a millionaire figure for the theft of nearly 1,000 MacBooks through resale.

A bad act gets its punishment, in which case a man named Philip James who was convicted of stealing and reselling nearly 1,000 MacBooks. Teams Stolen by Tesla and employees of famous universities in the USA. He was sentenced to 10 years in prison., in addition to paying substantial compensation for what happened. **The total amount stolen reaches $2.8 million. **

Jailed for stealing and selling MacBooks

According to the Market Watch site, Philip James purchased stolen equipment from multiple people between October 2015 and June 2020.. He paid between $1,600 and $2,250 for each MacBook, with no reports of which specific models he bought. MacBooks come from Tesla, Stanford University and the University of California at Berkeley.

MacBook Pro with M1 chip

MacBook Pro with M1 chip

an individual named Cory Beck stole nearly 100 MacBooks at Tesla. How was it possible? He worked in the IT department of the famous automobile brand. another individual, Jonas Jarut, 100 more computers stolen from the University of California. Finally, About 800 computers were stolen by Eric and Patricia Castañeda. He worked in the humanities and sciences, part of his job was buying computers.

In addition to the decision, compensation will be paid for the damage

Besides admitting guilt, Philip James agrees to pay $2,765 million to Tesla and universities affected by the theft. The execution of the sentence will take place in July, and the Castañeda brothers’ sentence is still pending. They all admitted their guilt, but separately..

The time from the first heist to the last heist was sufficient to enforce the force of law and justice as well as going against well-known companies. It’s a case that will go down in history, as we told you about stealing gift cards a few days ago.

Source: i Padizate

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