Federal Public Prosecution Announced Wednesday That a US Postal Service supervisor has been sentenced in a case involving consoles stolen from mail this spring.
Zoheb A. Deira, 34, from Derby, Connecticut, was fined $ 20,000 and sentenced to three years’ probation, the first nine months he must spend in home detention. In October, he admitted stealing several packages between February and April 2020, including packages containing “PlayStation and Nintendo game consoles”, in addition to an Apple iPhone and a computer.
Dora also stole parcels containing shoes and clothes. After an investigation by the Inspector General of the Postal Service, Deora was charged with embezzlement of mail by a Postal Service employee on October 21. Deira has since resigned from the postal service.
Although Deira’s crimes preceded shipment and release PlayStation 5, The news may still reverberate for those who found it difficult to get a console. Anecdotal accounts PS5s stolen during transmission appeared in the news shortly after the console’s launch in early November. Amazon An investigation was launched in the United Kingdom After several customers there said their console boxes arrived filled with cat food, appliances, or other litter that they didn’t order.
Exactly the same thing happened to me, I got a George Foreman grill!
It looks like the box has been opened at some point, too.
Now I can’t get a replacement because there is no stock anywhere in the UK even though I pre-ordered it a couple of months ago! pic.twitter.com/Cmg3BzVhvg
Sam Felts (@Sam_Felts) November 20, 2020