Westlake toner telemarketer guilty in decades-old scam

A federal jury Tuesday found seven people guilty of conspiracy and mail fraud for participating in a decades-long, multimillion dollar telemarketing scheme that targeted thousands of small businesses and charities.
Among the defendants is Jonathan Brightman, 52, of Westlake Village.
During a seven-week trial in United States District Court, the jury heard evidence that members of the conspiracy as far back as 1988 bilked more than 50,000 victims by posing as their regular supplier of printer ton...

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