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Owner of 2 Bucks pawnshops charged in fencing scheme

March 2, 2018

By Staff

The owner of two Bucks County pawnshops, four of his employees, and 27 professional retail thieves have been charged with crimes in connection with a scheme to pawn and resell $700,000 worth of merchandise stolen from chain stores, Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro announced Thursday.

Over the course of more than a year, Shapiro said, employees of Levittown Quick Cash Trading Post and Morrisville Loan & Pawn allegedly purchased — at one-third of their retail value —more than 5,000 items that had been shoplifted from Wal-Mart, Target, Home Depot, CVS and other well-known retailers in Southeastern Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

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