Pakistani electronics exporter convicted of defrauding courier in US

New York, Jan 18 (IANS) A Pakistani electronics exporter has been convicted of defrauding international courier company FedeEx of nearly $300,000, a Texas federal prosecutor said.

Babbar Butt, 32, who lived in the Houston, Texas, confessed before federal Judge Keith P. Ellison and was convicted.

Prosecutors said that Butt opened accounts with FedEx and shipped cellphones and electronic goods to Dubai and other places but would not pay the charges.

When the accounts were deactivated because the charges could not be collected, he would open other accounts and repeat the same thing, prosecutors said.

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