Thursday, February 07, 2008

Seven caught in eBay scam

By Toriano L. Porter |

An Independence woman was among seven people indicted in an alleged eBay scheme that netted more than $1.2 million from the sale of stolen goods

Stacie M. Emmerich, 33, of Independence, was among six other associates of John Charles Chass, 40, of Kansas City charged by the federal attorney in a scheme to steal property from area retailers and sell the items on the online auction site.

Chass, the alleged ringleader and creator of the Stairway-to-the-Stars Web store on eBay, Emmerich and Joshua L. Zimmerman, 22, of Kansas City, Barbara J. Sharp, 52, and Michael Dale Ivester Jr., 27, both of Gladstone, and Daniel G. Moody, 30, from Gower, Mo., appeared in court Monday to hear the charges.

The Examiner

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