Mass. Mailman Steals 30K DVDs

Yearlong 2007 crime was noticed when, well, DVDs started disappearing en masse
By Harry Kimball,  Newser Staff
Posted Sep 22, 2009 1:33 PM CDT
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(Newser) – A former Massachusetts postal worker has pleaded guilty to stealing 30,000 Netflix DVDs that passed through the Springfield post office, the Republican reports. Investigators got wise to the crime—which spanned all of 2007—when the company noticed it was losing up to a 100 DVDs a week in the area. Myles Weathers’ guilty plea could drop his sentence from a possible 5 years to 10 months. He owes Netflix $36,000 for the discs—and $2,000 in extra mailing costs.