Two Seattle-area Amazon logistics contractors were allegedly involved in an operation that was stealing goods intended for Amazon warehouses or customers and selling them to pawn shops, according to an FBI affidavit viewed by the Associated Press.
The FBI raided two pawn shops in the Seattle area, which were reportedly buying these stolen goods and selling them on Amazon. A worker at one of the shops told the AP the shop was a legitimate establishment. But the shop only bought goods and did not appear to sell any goods from the store, instead it shipped items sold on Amazon through networks that included Amazon’s own fulfillment centers, the AP reported.
The Amazon seller accounts associated with the two shops sold approximately $10 million in goods on Amazon.com in the last six years. The two contractors worked for JW Logistics based in… SupplyChainDIVE