A Louisville man has been charged after selling nearly $150,000 worth of dumpsters on eBay and not delivering them to his customers., police said.
Jorge Zayas-Montejo, 29, is accused of receiving $149,500 from three victims during December 2017, according to court documents. He used the name Blue J Fabrications, which is a Louisville-based machine and tool repair business, police said.
After Zayas-Montejo received the money through wire transfers, he allegedly did not deliver the dumpsters, his arrest citation said. The victims were unable to reach Zayas-Montejo through phone, letter and in person, court documents show.
This led to a warrant for his arrest being issued on March 12, police said. He was taken into custody by the Jefferson County Police Department Tuesday.
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He was charged with theft by deception of more than $10,000 and was placed at Louisville Metro Corrections.