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Illinois couple sentenced after defrauding Best Buy out of $32.8 million

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MINNEAPOLIS -- An Illinois couple convicted of defrauding Best Buy out of more than $32.8 million and failing to pay taxes on their fraudulent gains has been sentenced.


Prosecutors alleged that Russell and Abby Cole of Deerfield, Ill. systematically overbilled the Richfield-based electronics retailer for four years through an online auction program.

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