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Oklahoma man accused in NJ of stealing $3 million in textbooks

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say an Oklahoma man stole nearly $3 million in textbooks from his former employer in New Jersey and resold them.

BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Published: June 21, 2013
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NEWARK, N.J. — Federal prosecutors say an Oklahoma man stole nearly $3 million in textbooks from his former employer in New Jersey and resold them.

Authorities have charged 44-year-old Christopher Brock of Yukon, Okla., with wire fraud.

U.S. Attorney Paul Fishman in New Jersey says Brock engaged in an elaborate scheme when he was employed as a salesman at John Wiley & Sons in Hoboken.

Fishman says Brock diverted more than 16,000 free samples meant for college professors to himself and then resold them. Authorities say the money was spent on personal items, including diving equipment and high-end furnishings.

Brock was arrested in Tampa, Fla., on Thursday.

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