- Associated Press - Wednesday, October 12, 2016

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) - A former cellphone store employee in Council Bluffs has pleaded guilty to stealing nearly $30,000 while on the job.

The Daily Nonpareil reports (https://bit.ly/2dWPDfD ) that 21-year-old Sayeg Moreno Padilla, who lives in Omaha, Nebraska, was sentenced Monday to five years of probation and ordered to pay back what he stole.

Prosecutors say Moreno Padilla opened fraudulent accounts using 44 cellphones and took $1,500 in gift cards between May 6 and June 16 last year.

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Information from: The Daily Nonpareil, https://www.nonpareilonline.com


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