Man charged with posing as carrier agent, nabbing $9.5M in goods

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A Chicago man faces federal charges after authorities say he posed as a carrier agent, duping companies into releasing shipments to him and making off with more than $9.5 million in goods. 

Aivaras Zigmantas, a 39-year-old Lithuanian national who has lived in the Chicago area and Fort Lauderdale, Florida, was indicted by a federal grand jury for allegedly posing as an agent for carriers and stealing shipments that were released to him. He intended to steal $13.5 million in goods and actually...

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