Pasion for postage stamps led to the prison

December 15th, 2014

According to info received by FindYourStampsValue.com the 40-year-old Greensboro, Mr. Moore, was sentenced to two years in prison for bank fraud after writing more than $58,000 in bad checks to pay for postage stamps.

Moore opened a checking account in March and deposited about $5,000 before visiting several post offices in Virginia and North Carolina to stockpile stamps. He also spent about $5,000 at office supply and clothing stores.

The defense attorney Suzanne Katchmar wrote in court papers that her client, Moore, was abused as a child, loves to cook and hopes someday to operate a food truck. But she said nothing about his interest in stamps, which led him to prison…

Tags: #USA