Monday, February 2, 2009, 12:51 PM

Internet Furniture Retailer Sentenced To 14 Years For Fraud

Wilmington, North Carolina's Star News reports that a U.S. District Judge has sentenced Henry Rayford Privette, 55, of Johns Island, S.C. to 14 years in prison, three years of supervised release, and ordered to pay more than $1.1 million in restitution for defrauding customers out of millions of dollars through an Internet-based furniture business in Calabash, N.C.

Privette was convicted on wire fraud charges based on taking orders over the Internet and requiring deposits but failing to deliver the furniture or provide a refund. Privette operated under the websites www.carolinafurniture.com and www.millerburnsfurniture.com.

The complete Star New report can be read here.

1 Comments:

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February 2, 2009 at 2:33 PM  

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