Cops say woman sold stolen items on eBay

Photo by Heather Middleton

Photo by Heather Middleton

Kathy Jefcoats


A Jonesboro woman faces a litany of felony theft charges after police said she put thousands of dollars in stolen items up for sale on an eBay store.

Amicole Shani Abdullah, 31, was arrested Wednesday and is being held in the Clayton County Jail. She is charged with two counts each of theft by deception and theft by receiving stolen property.

Abdullah told Clayton Magistrate Judge Bobby Simmons Thursday afternoon that she is able to post her $34,000 bond. Simmons told her she qualifies for a public defender.

Warrants allege that police executed search warrants at Abdullah's home in April and May and found more than 700 Victoria's Secret bras and panties, Bath and Body Works products, hundreds of pairs of shoes and socks and 61 handbags, all of which had been reported stolen from Forward Air, a Greenville, Tenn.-based distribution center with a Forest Park location.

Police say Abdullah bought stolen items from a former Forward Air employee, who is identified in the warrants but has not been charged in Clayton County, according to records.

At least two loss prevention managers bought items from Abdullah's eBay store, which lead to her arrest. In April, a manager bought several hoodies, all promoting local icons -- University of Georgia, Spelman College and Georgia Tech. Another manager bought shoes and a handbag.

Warrants allege all the items had been reported stolen from Forward Air.