Gregory Pringle Lambert, 52, Owner of California Cardshark of Modesto was arrested on July 22, 2016 and faces charges of facilitating a theft ring. He managed to get half a dozen others to steal items from local businesses. He would then buy the contents from the thieves so he could flip the items online for a profit. Items included wine from O’Brien’s Market, athletic shoes from Sports Authority, and others. Lambert would text photos to his crew to inform them of what he wanted. They would then go steal the items from the respective places.
Original story covered by modbee.com and abc10.com.