Police in Sydney have charged a man in relation to the theft and sale of 23,000 toner cartridges for an estimated $2.4 million on the black market.
Police will allege the 35-year old man purloined the print toner between 2005 and September this year while working for a printing and photocopying company in the Western Sydney suburb of Homebush Bay.
A Police search of the man’s home in the Sydney suburb of Erskineville allegedly revealed 313 stolen toner cartridges.
So far investigators from Flemington Local Area Command have laid charges against the man for thefts which occurred this year totalling 5000 items.
The man was charged yesterday afternoon at Auburn Police Station, with larceny as a clerk/servant.
He was granted bail and will appear in Burwood Local Court on October 6.
The duty offier at Auburn Police station declined to provide any further details on the matter.
Copyright © CRN Australia. All rights reserved.
Issue: 333 | November 2014
Access CRN's extensive online resources including; email bulletins, community discussions and unique online news.
Processing registration... Please wait.
This process can take up to a minute to complete.
A confirmation email has been sent to your email address - SUPPLIED GOES EMAIL HERE. Please click on the link in the email to verify your email address. You need to verify your email before you can log on to the CRN website or start posting comments on articles.
If you do not receive your confirmation email within the next few minutes, it may be because the email has been captured by a junk mail filter. Please ensure you add the domain '@crn.com.au' to your white-listed senders.