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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
District of Maryland

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, June 10, 2016

Baltimore Man Sentenced for Selling Stolen Merchandise

Baltimore, Maryland – U.S. District Judge Marvin J. Garbis sentenced Adrian Scott Little, age 55, of Baltimore, Maryland today to 18 months in prison followed by three years of supervised release for transporting stolen goods.  Judge Garbis ordered Little to forfeit the contents of several bank accounts and the large quantity of retail products seized from his warehouse and residence. 

The sentence was announced by United States Attorney for the District of Maryland Rod J. Rosenstein; and the United States Secret Service - Baltimore Field Office.  

According to his plea agreement, from at least December 2011 to March 2015, Little bought stolen consumer products from shoplifters to resell online on eBay and Bonanza.  The products included over-the counter medication, bath and beauty products and razor blades.  He also obtained similar products from other sources, including internet auction websites.

Little maintained a business warehouse where he removed anti-theft devices and stored the stolen items.  He also stored and shipped stolen items out of his home.     

Little obtained approximately $200,000 from the fraud scheme.

United States Attorney Rod J. Rosenstein praised the U.S. Secret Service for its work in the investigation and thanked Assistant U.S. Attorneys Zachary A. Myers and Aaron S.J. Zelinsky, who prosecuted the case.

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Updated June 10, 2016