According to arrest warrants, between February and July 6, the stores were visited multiple times, and the five who were charged used money from the stores' cash registers to pay for the items, thus mingling the stores' assets with illegal purchases.
- B & L Market,
1316 College St., where Bassem Matta, 44, bought items portrayed as stolen on June 21, June 22, June 28 and July 1, according to a warrant charging him with money laundering and stolen property. He paid about 20 percent of the value of products, which were valued at $1,758.53, the warrant states. Bond was set at $75,000.