Iowa man Sentenced to 70 Years in Bar Code Theft Ring

(Des Moines, IA) – An Iowa man who ran a bar code theft ring is heading to prison for the next 70 years. Prosecutors say, Bradley Prucha of West Des Moines would printo bar code stickers and then place them on store items that would ring up at a lower price. The man would then return those items to the store for refunds at full price.