The gang that stole products from department stores in the United States and sold them on e-bay has been busted.
Akasya Yaşaroğlu, a Turkish citizen, was one of the gang members who stole $3.8 million (about 62 million 508 thousand TL). Yaşaroğlu, as a “Turkish student in New York”, was on the agenda in Turkey with his interpretation of the 2020 US presidential elections and made a name for himself by revealing the messages Rafet El Roman sent him .
THEY STOLE PRODUCTS FROM DEPARTMENT STORES AND DECLARED THEM FOR SALE
The gang that stole products from department stores such as Bloomingdale’s, Macy’s, Duane Reade and Sephora in the United States and sold them on e-bay has been busted. It turned out that the 41-member gang made a profit of $3.8 million (about 62 million 508 thousand TL). Along with the stolen retail items, more than 550 gift cards and more than $300,000 in cash from ringleader Rubinov were seized. 41 detained suspects risk 7 years in prison.
AKASYA YAŞAROĞLU IS ALSO AMONG THE GANG MEMBERS
According to Akşam news, it was revealed that Turkish citizen Akasya Yaşaroğlu (26) was involved in the gang. Originally a student of interior architecture, Yaşaroğlu became a hot topic in Turkey with his portrayal of the 2020 US presidential elections as a “Turkish student in New York” on CNN Türk. Yaşaroğlu also made a name for himself by revealing the messages sent to him by singer Rafet El Roman in 2020.
THEY WILL BE TRIED FOR 17 SEPARATE CRIMES
It has been revealed that Yaşaroğlu, who is responsible for selling products below their value, buys and sells large quantities of luxury goods with EBT cards, which are given to low-income families only to buy basic foods. . Mayor Eric Adams, “We have shown that New York does not tolerate crime. This network has affected our economy” said. Attorney General Letitia James said: “We will fight crime” said.
Akasya Yaşaroğlu will be tried for a total of 17 different crimes, including criminal use of a 1st and 2nd degree public benefit card, and charges of 3rd degree fraud and 3rd degree welfare fraud .
“HELLO CAN WE HAVE DRESSES WITHOUT ALARM?”
Two audio recordings by Akasya Yaşaroğlu were also added to the file. Yaşaroğlu called gang leader Roni Rubinov on November 7, 2019, “Roni, Justin is here now. He says he has an EBT card” what he said, September 13, 2019 “Hi Roni, can we have the dresses without alarms?” used the expression. Items the gang stole and marketed online include custom-designed luxury clothing and accessories, drugs, electronic gadgets and more than 550 gift certificates.