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Few FedEx employees stole tech gear worth nearly $50 GRAMS after bribing manager, security guard, police say

Wade Hall, left, and Larry Poole, are accused of stealing nearly $50,000 in mobile phones and other tech gear, according to an arrest warrant.
(Dallas County Jail)

Two FedEx employees are accused of having stolen nearly $50,000 worth of delivered tech devices.

Packages with more than 90 mobile phones, and a Apple Watch were taken of a FedEx hub in Hutchins, Texas, police said. The suspects were identified as Wade Hall, 58, and Larry Poole, 47, FOX 4 News Dallas-Fort Worth reported.

Hal and Poole allegedly paid the hub manager and a security guard “to their face the other way”, while they filled backpacks with the packages, the report said. But a warehouse manager alerted officers Wednesday to monitor two employees he suspected of stealing from the company, the Dallas Morning News reported.

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When Hal and Poole arrived for work, the manager and a security team watched them unloading of trailers in the company, according to an arrest warrant cited in the report. The agents face with the duo and discovered 94 mobile phones and an Apple Watch with a total value of $48,390, according to the warrants.

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The two suspects indicted for the theft of goods and the provision of organised criminal activities. The manager and the security guard whom she allegedly paid have also been charged with the involvement of organized criminal activities.

Hutchins is located about 10 miles south of Dallas.

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