SELLER BEWARE – Crime Ring Investigation Continues
ERAI is investigating what is believed to be a crime ring operating in the Los Angeles, CA and Las Vegas, NV areas. There is evidence to suggest the individuals operating these organizations are placing purchase orders with fraudulent intent. A majority of the addresses provided herein are either residential or belong to shipping services (e.g. Postal Etc., Mail Link, and other similar services). The phone numbers are disconnected, the websites cannot be located, are parked by the registrar, or are currently for sale, and emails are either undeliverable or do not elicit responses. Most of the email accounts end in .net or yahoo.com.
The California group of companies is almost exclusively placing orders for Amphenol connectors. The Las Vegas group of companies is exclusively placing orders for switches. Both groups operate in the exact same manner and are believed to be working together.
A list of the parts the criminals have stolen and are believed to still be seeking can be downloaded at:
ERAI urges your organization to contact us if you have information that might assist with this investigation. Organizations identified thus far and believed to be involved in this criminal ring are:
Dynamic Wholesale Services/Dynamic Wholesale Co.
2307 Alameda Ave
Ventura, CA 93003
Reported for six past unpaid invoices totaling $6,810.60 dating back to December 2015 and January 2016. Payment terms were Net 30.
Exchange Evolution LLC
3717 S La Brea Ave, Pmb
Los Angeles, CA 90037
Reported for six unpaid invoices totaling $4,550.00 dating back to February 2016. Payment terms were Net 30.
Global Orbit, Inc.
331 W 91st Pl
Los Angeles, CA 90003
Reported for five unpaid invoices totaling $4,709.09 dating back to October and November 2015. Payment terms were Net 30.
Prime Flux, Inc.
590 Avocet Dr, Apt. 117
Redwood City, CA 94065
Reported for four unpaid invoices totaling $3,755.88 dating back to February 2016. Payment terms were Net 30.
Random Sparks LLC
137 N Larchmont Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90004
Reported for three unpaid invoices totaling $2,580.74 dating back to November 2015. Payment terms were Net 30.
Spark Seasons Inc.
8212 S Western Ave, Suite B
Los Angeles, CA 90047
Reported for five unpaid invoices totaling $4,375.17 dating back to March 2016. Payment terms were Net 30.
AG Pneumatic Co.
2332 S Nellis Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89104
Reported for unpaid invoices totaling $1,133.4 dating back to March 2015. Payment terms were Net 30.
LG Trading Co.
4952 S Rainbow Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89118-1114
Reported for eleven unpaid invoices totaling $8,404.19 dating back to November 2015. Payment terms were Net 30.
Rainbow Steel Co.
848 N Rainbow Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89107
Reported for seven unpaid invoices totaling $6,975.77 dating back to January 2015. Payment terms were Net 30.
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