Former UPS employee charged after allegedly stealing, reselling $1.3M in Apple merchandise – Winnipeg | Globalnews.ca

Former UPS employee charged after allegedly stealing, reselling $1.3M in Apple merchandise – Winnipeg | Globalnews.ca

A former United Postal Service (UPS) employee is going through fees after allegedly stealing and reselling $1.3 million in Apple merchandise from a Winnipeg warehouse.

Courtroom paperwork present that between July 2023 and January 2024, 30-year-old Orville Martirez Beltrano allegedly stole roughly 866 Apple merchandise, valued at $1.3 million, from a UPS warehouse on King Edward Avenue, the place he labored since 2013 as a neighborhood sorting supervisor till his employment with UPS was terminated in January.

Beltrano allegedly then bought the merchandise on Kijiji, taking funds in money or e-transfers.

The court docket paperwork present between September and January, Beltrano made money deposits totalling greater than $232,000 into his financial institution accounts.


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On Jan. 22, Beltrano was arrested by Winnipeg police and charged with theft over $5,000, theft underneath $5,000, possession of property obtained by crime over $5,000, and possession of the proceeds of crime.

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On Jan. 23, officers executed a search warrant of his south Winnipeg house and his automobile, the place they discovered $9,000 in money that was bundled in a Nike bag in his automobile, a Mac laptop computer, and jewellery valued at greater than $9,100. The doc indicated that in a videotaped interview with police, Beltrano admitted to stealing Apple merchandise from the warehouse in addition to the jewellery.

He additionally admitted that the money seized from his automobile was derived from the gross sales of the stolen Apple merchandise.

The assertion of declare additionally mentioned Beltrano used the cash from promoting the stolen objects to buy a house in Winnipeg’s South Pointe neighbourhood in January for $630,000, and to repay the debt of a white Audi hatchback that was bought in 2021 for $60,000.

The court docket software is looking for a decide’s approval to permit officers to grab Beltrano’s home, Audi, $9,000 in money, and financial institution accounts.

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