According to a press release from the FBI, an Ohio truck driver was convicted in a federal court for stealing cargo.
Bruce Silver, 55, of Neffs, Ohio, admitted to “using his position as a commercial truck driver to steal merchandise.”
Silver was caused of stealing products from the Cabela’s Distribution Center in West Virginia.
The FBI states that Silver “devised a scheme to embezzle and steal Cabela’s merchandise while the goods were being transported. Specifically, in April 2014, Silver stole a shipment of Cabela’s products valued at more than $1,000.00.”
Silver pleaded guilty to the charges of Theft From Interstate Shipment. He faces a fine of up to $250,000 and could serve up to 10 years in prison.
Assistant U.S. Attorney Randy Bernard worked as a prosecutor on the case. The investigation into the crime was led by the Federal Bureau of Investigation.