LAX cargo handlers arrested for stealing gold bars: prosecutors

The two men, identified by prosecutors as Marlon Moody and Brian Benson, from South Los Angeles, were arrested by FBI special agents on Tuesday after a federal grand jury indictment charged them with conspiracy and theft of interstate and foreign shipment. 

According to a news release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office in the Central District of California, the two men were employees of a private airline cargo handling company at LAX that handled a shipment of 2,000 gold bars that arrived on a Singapore Airlines flight on April 22, 2020.

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Each bar in the shipment weighs about 2 pounds and is worth $ 56,000, according to prosecutors.

Two men were arrested this week for allegedly stealing four gold bars from a shipment at Los Angeles International Airport. Each gold bar weighs about 2 pounds and is worth about $  56,000. (iStock)

Two men were arrested this week for allegedly stealing four gold bars from a shipment at Los Angeles International Airport. Each gold bar weighs about 2 pounds and is worth about $ 56,000. (iStock)

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