Friday, November 30, 2007

Bet He's Not Laughing Now

The Sunday Mail reported this week that a stand-up comic has been pleaded guilty to stealing more than £100,000 worth of books from HarperCollins UK, where he worked part-time as a forklift operator. Gary Little, 44, lifted the books and sold them on eBay at bargain prices: a friend of Little's told the paper "Thousands of books were going out the back door and straight on to eBay. Many of them commanded premium retail prices. So when they were offered cut-price on the internet, there was still good money to be made."

He's to be sentenced shortly.

[h/t Shelf:Life]

1 comment:

Peter K Steinberg said...

Nice pun on lifted...