FedEx employee pleads guilty to fraud charges

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – A FedEx employee who conned a man out of $300,000 pleaded guilty on Wednesday. Police say John Meister was working in Gallup when he asked a man to give him money to flip a home.

Meister says the man agreed to split the profits and continued to give him money for investment opportunities, but they never made a profit.

Meister pleaded guilty to racketeering, fraud and money laundering. He faces up to 13 years in prison. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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