Brownsville: The Great Fajita Caper

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Brownsville: The Great Fajita Caper

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Post by ELB » Sun Oct 15, 2017 8:14 pm

http://www.msn.com/en-us/news/crime/tex ... ocid=ientp

Employee of the county juvenile justice department was receiving county funded shipments of fajitas and rerouting them to his personal customers.

One day he was off work when the delivery driver showed up and called the kitchen about 800 lbs of fajitas. The kitchen said they don't serve fajitas. The driver said he had been delivering fajitas for nine years...

Over $1M worth. Not a typo. More than one million dollars.

:willynilly: Holy moley.

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Post by RPBrown » Mon Oct 16, 2017 8:24 am

At the cost of meat now a days, that wouldn't be hard to imagine.
I can remember when skirt steak was a throw away. Now it seems its one of the more expensive cuts.
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Post by Soccerdad1995 » Mon Oct 16, 2017 12:52 pm

The first rule of committing fraud or theft from your employer is "don't take time off". In fact, that is one of the red flags auditors look for when identifying control weaknesses / potential fraud. Anyone with access to cash or inventory who never takes vacation or sick days.

Looks like this guy got just a little too complacent.
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Post by Pete92FS » Mon Oct 16, 2017 4:07 pm

They always seem to get you when you take vacation. I worked for a company back in the late '70s - early '80s that had an accounts payable manager that was able to funnel money into his own company he had set up. They caught him when he took some seldom taken vacation. He and his wife did some well deserved time in Huntsville. :cup:
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Post by TreyHouston » Mon Oct 16, 2017 6:30 pm

They should put this crook in The same prison working the kitchen!
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Post by Pete92FS » Wed Oct 18, 2017 1:11 am

TreyHouston wrote:They should put this crook in The same prison working the kitchen!
Have him cook fajitas but the snowflakes would consider that cruel and unusual punishment. "rlol"
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Post by ELB » Sun Apr 22, 2018 9:15 am

And now for the rest of the story:

50 years
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Post by mrvmax » Sun Apr 22, 2018 12:05 pm

ELB wrote:And now for the rest of the story:

50 years
He deserved time but 50 years? Murderers, rapist, pedophiles have gotten much less. That’s our lopsided justice system.

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Post by spectre » Sun Apr 22, 2018 1:43 pm

They should have sentenced him to a work gang until he paid back the theft three times.
When plunder becomes a way of life for a group of men in a society,
over the course of time they create for themselves a legal system that authorizes it
and a moral code that glorifies it. - Frédéric Bastiat

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