Printed from http://www.electronista.com

Ex-Gamestop public affairs head pleads guilty to mail fraud

updated 04:02 pm EDT, Sat November 3, 2012

Olivera embezzled $2 million in funds over two years

Former Gamestop Vice President of Corporate Communications and Public Affairs Chris Olivera has pled guilty to one count of Mail fraud. Olivera was accused of embezzling $2 million dollars from the game retailer. He faces a maximum of 20 years in prison, and a $250,000 fine, in addition to compensating Gamestop for the money he stole.

According to the federal indictment, Olivera sent regular payments from Gamestop to Cloud Communications, LLC. The company, and it's bogus representative, one Jennifer Miller, existed only on the paperwork Olivera filed with the Nevada secretary of state for incorporation of the business.

The scheme went on between July 2009 and April 2011 when Gamestop suspected Olivera was cashing the checks made out to Cloud Communications. Following a federal investigation, Olivera was in fact found to be defrauding the company.


Game Stop VP



By Electronista Staff
Post tools:

TAGS :

toggle

Comments

Login Here

Not a member of the MacNN forums? Register now for free.

toggle

Network Headlines

toggle

Most Popular

Sponsor

Recent Reviews

Dell AD211 Bluetooth speaker

For all of the high-priced, over-engineered Bluetooth speakers in the electronics market, there is still room for mass-market solution ...

VisionTek 128GB USB Pocket SSD

USB flash drives dealt the death blow to both the floppy and Zip drives. While still faster than either of the old removable media, sp ...

Kodak PixPro SL10 Smart Lens Camera

Smartphone imagery still widely varies. Large Megapixel counts don't make for a good image, and the optics in some devices are lacking ...

Sponsor

toggle

Most Commented

 
toggle

Popular News