A former Garmin warehouse worker has been indicted on charges of stealing more than $1 million worth of GPS devices from the Olathe-based company.
Terrence M. Heathington, 31, who now lives in Atlanta, Ga., was charged in U.S. District Court in Kansas City, Kan., with 40 counts of mail fraud, according to federal prosecutors.
According to the indictment, Heathington allegedly stole about 165 cases of GPS devices while working as a warehouse handler for Garmin in 2008. The devices were shipped to his home and the homes of unnamed conspirators before the devices were resold online, according to the allegations.
The charges carry a maximum penalty of 20 years in federal prison.