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Second Person Admits To Defrauding Dr. Pepper

on September 18, 2019 - 7:05am
FBI News:
HOUSTON, Texas A 53-year-old Houston man has pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit mail fraud for his participation in a scheme to defraud Dr. Pepper Snapple Group Inc. (DPSG), U.S. Attorney Ryan K. Patrick announced.
Joseph A. Isaac admitted to participating in the scheme from 2010 through Feb. 17, 2015 with Anna Maria Sites, 42, of Friendswood, Texas by not paying rebates to those who had requested them.
Isaac was the majority shareholder of FulFill Plus Inc., which administered the DPSG rebate campaigns. The rebates included returned bottle caps or for switching to DPSG brand drinks in restaurant/convenience store soda dispensers. DPSG paid FulFill to administer those campaigns.
Isaac admitted the fraud caused a loss to DPSG of $1,058,445.
U.S. District Judge Gray Miller will impose sentencing Dec. 4, 2019. At that time. Isaac faces up to five years in prison and a possible $250,000 maximum fine.
He was permitted to remain on bond pending that hearing.
The FBI conducted the investigation. Assistant U.S. Attorney John Braddock is prosecuting the case.