Judge Lets Accused Million-Dollar Toy Thief Await Trial At Northbrook HomeA Northbrook woman accused of using her long black skirt to pilfer toys across America with her husband and daughter may await trial at home, a federal judge said Thursday. But Lela Bogdanov would be wise to avoid any toy stores.
Daughter In $7M Shoplifting Spree Goes Free Pending TrialTuesday's detention hearing for 34-year-old Julia Bogdanov came a day after U.S. Magistrate Judge Michael Mason deemed her Yugoslavia-born parents flight risks and ordered that they stay behind bars.
Couple Charged In $7M Shoplifting Spree Held Without BailBranko Bogdanov, 58, and his wife, Lela Bogdanov, 52, allegedly operated in tandem with their daughter to pilfer merchandise and sell it on eBay. They were arrested last week at their home in a wealthy Northbrook neighborhood.
Family Accused Of Selling Stolen Goods For $4M On eBayA Northbrook couple and their adult daughter have been arrested for allegedly pulling in $4.2 million on eBay by selling off toys and other merchandise they’d stolen during a 10-year shoplifting odyssey.