On Wednesday, it was announced that a resident of McKeesport, Pennsylvania had been sentenced to prison for mail fraud, wire fraud, conspiracy to commit money laundering and possession of 15 or more access devices. 52-year-old Daniel K. Miller was sentenced to 33 months in prison to be followed by three years of supervised release. The defendant has also been ordered to pay roughly $71,472 in restitution.
Information presented to the court showed that Miller falsely claimed to be employees of companies in order to arrange and cause the unauthorized purchases of merchandise. Then, the defendant directed shipment of the items to individuals or re-shippers. The re-shippers would then re-ship the items to co-conspirators overseas. The items were then sold online and the proceeds were transferred to co-conspirators.
Miller knowingly transported, transmitted or transferred monetary instruments or funds from the United States to Nigeria. On approximately September 10, 2010, the defendant attempted to traffic in and use an unauthorized credit card in the amount of $2,213.44. Around September 17, 2010, Miller possessed at least 15 unauthorized credit cards.
Again, 52-year-old Daniel K. Miller of McKeesport, Pennsylvania has been sentenced to 33 months in prison. Further details can be found here.