Owners of Roxbury NJ Business Appear in U.S. District Court in Newark NJ, Plead Guilty to Conspiracy to Commit Wire Fraud

By Travis Tormey posted in Fraud charges on Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Roxbury NJ Wire Fraud AttorneysThe owner of a bulk mailing business in Roxbury NJ admitted to defrauding clients of $1 million by destroying mail instead of having it delivered.

37-year-old Randolph NJ resident Mark Clevett and his father, 68-year-old Middlesex NJ resident Harold Clevett, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court in Newark. They had been charged with one count of conspiracy to commit wire fraud.

The men operate Clevett Worldwide Mailers LLC in Roxbury. The company handles large mailings for domestic and international customers by sorting, addressing, and bringing the mail to the post office. According to authorities, the Clevetts instructed their employees to throw away mail that was supposed to be prepared for delivery. It is also believed that the Clevetts hired a shredding company to destroy some of the mail.

The scam to defraud customers continued from 2007 to 2011, with approximately three (3) million pieces of mail failing to be delivered.

The U.S. Postal Inspection Service helped to uncover the scheme.

The Clevetts are scheduled to return to U.S. District Court in Newark for sentencing on December 18.

For more information, see the NJ.com article entitled “Owner of Roxbury Bulk Mailing Business, Father Admit to Defrauding $1M from Clients.


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