Calif. Man Pleads Guilty To Scamming Verizon

Law360, Washington (November 19, 2015, 5:30 PM EST) -- A California man accused of duping Verizon Wireless Inc. into providing him more than 30,000 discounted iPhones that were then sold overseas pled guilty Wednesday to a wire fraud charge, part of a plea deal with prosecutors in which he agrees to an eight-year sentence.

Karen “Kevin” Galstian, 37, pled guilty to one charge of federal wire fraud and acknowledged he carried out the fraud while on pre-trial release in a separate case. The Los Angeles resident agreed to a 100-month sentence in connection with the...
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