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Spending Several Years in New Quarters

Stephen Lancaster Dennis, 49, was a money processing manager for the Brink’s armored car and security company in Birmingham, Ala. On his last day of work, Dennis stole 784,000 quarters, worth $196,000 — and weighing nearly 10,000 pounds. He has pleaded guilty to bank theft. FBI Special Agent in Charge Roger C. Stanton noted, “What Mr. Dennis may have thought was a nickel-and-dime theft was, in the end, the equivalent of a major bank heist.” (RC/Birmingham News) ...Nickel-and-dime theft, two-bit theft — big difference.
Original Publication Date: 03 April 2016
This story is in True’s book collections, in Volume 22.

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