Pawnshop Owners Charged with Selling Stolen Merchandise

April 23, 2018, 7:10 AM


Two owners of the Bank Pawn Shop in Westland have been charged with being the masterminds of a criminal enterprise that bought and sold stolen goods.

Westland Police arrested Mounier Hassan and Blal Taleb after raiding the store at Warren and Venoy, reports Camille Amiri of Fox 2. 

"This investigation started in September of 2017 when the Westland Police Department received information Bank Pawn Shop and Exchange was buying and selling stolen merchandise," said Sgt. Timothy Liess.

"Countless persons were stealing merchandise from stores throughout the Metro Detroit area and selling it to the shopkeepers at the Bank Pawn Shop and Exchange."

Read more:  Fox 2

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