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Wednesday, September 09, 2015

Man charged with stealing Mets COO Jeff Wilpon’s identity

ersey office supply company, has been charged with wire fraud and aggravated identity theft for allegedly defrauding an investor of $3.5 million. He is accused of forging fraudulent agreements with 58 companies, which led the investor to purchase $3.1 million in office equipment. Conway is said to have pocketed much of the money.

Conway is alleged to have presented the investor with a letter from the Mets containing Wilpon’s forged signature. Based on the forged letter, the investor sent $500,000 to Conway and a second investor sent an additional $313,000, the FBI said.

RoyalsRetro (AG#1F) Posted: September 09, 2015 at 01:44 PM | 10 comment(s)
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