CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — A Camden man has pleaded guilty to a role in a scheme to steal checks from industrial-park mailboxes and cash them.
Thirty-five-year-old Michael Ingalls pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court on Thursday to conspiracy to commit bank fraud and possessing stolen mail.READ MORE: Family, Friends Hold Candlelight Vigil For Slain Temple University Student Samuel Collington
He could get up to 35 years in prison when he’s sentenced in Sept. 5.
Ingalls is the second man to plead guilty in the scam.READ MORE: Jolly Trolley And Main Street Light Spectacular Bring Joy To Manayunk Following Ida Flooding, Pandemic
Authorities say they and others took more than 100 checks, cashing $300,000 worth and attempting to cash another $300,000 from 2010 through last year. The checks came from mailboxes in industrial parks around southern New Jersey.
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