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Couple Convicted of Defrauding Best Buy

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best buy1 Couple Convicted of Defrauding Best Buy

A couple has been found guilty of defrauding Best Buy Corporation of more than $40 million. The company, based in Richfield, purchased computer repair parts from Russell and Abby Cole of Illinois. A federal jury agreed that the couple overbilled Best Buy over a 4-year period and also paid cash and gifts to a former Best Buy insider to conceal the scheme. The Coles face a maximum of 20 years in prison.

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