A Watertown man asked for a prison sentence of less than 3 years for his involvement in scamming more than $1 million from his former employer, Boston-based Iron Mountain.
John Palandjian, 35, of Watertown, faces 10 counts of wire fraud after making unauthorized charges and cash advances of more than. $1.148 million, according to a release from the FBI.
He worked as sources manager for Iron Mountain, and was responsible for purchasing supplies, reviewing credit card statements and requesting wire transfers for payment of credit card bills, according to the release.
For his crimes, Palandjian could faced up to 20 years in prison and a $250,000 fine, according to a report in the Boston Globe. On Thursday, Palandjian entered a plea request in Boston Federal Court asking for the 2 years, 9 months sentence, according to a Tweet from Boston Globe reporter Travis Andersen (@TAGlobe).