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Former Employee of Aviation Company Guilty of Transporting Stolen Property

On September 10, 2012, Edward Delgado, former employee of Atlantic Aviation at Republic Airport (Long Island), pled guilty in United States District Court, Central Islip, New York, to the interstate transportation of stolen property (aviation/jet fuel).  Between approximately May 2009 and May 2012, Mr. Delgado stole aviation jet fuel from his employer and subsequently sold said fuel, at a discounted rate, to small craft operators at Republic Airport and to others operating in the New York metropolitan area.

As part of his guilty plea, Mr. Delgado agreed to a money forfeiture provision of approximately $123,000.