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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Eastern District of Pennsylvania

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, August 15, 2013

Philadelphia Man Charged In Cooking Oil Theft

An indictment was unsealed today charging Bernard Corbin, 46, of Philadelphia, PA, with conspiracy to transport stolen property in interstate commerce and transportation of stolen property in interstate commerce, announced United States Attorney Zane David Memeger. The indictment charges that in 2012 Corbin used a company named Simply Green to steal large quantities of used cooking oil.

If convicted the defendant faces a maximum possible sentence of fifteen years imprisonment, three years supervised release, a $500,000 fine, and a $200 special assessment.

The case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Ridley Township Police Department, the Bensalem Police Department, the Hilltown Police Department, the Newtown Square Police Department, the Marple Township Police Department, the Philadelphia Police Department, and the Media Police Department, and is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney David L. Axelrod.

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