The Great Office Supply Caper
Vanessa Wong writes for Business Week:
"Quick … hide the toner! The New York Times reported yesterday that prosecutors are accusing a former employee of law firm Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson of stealing thousands of cartridges of copy machine toner, worth more than $376,000, and reselling them on the black market over the past two years. The man, Adrian Rodriguez, allegedly sold the cartridges, which had a market value of $80 to $259 each, for $10 for black ink and $15 for color ink.
Printing toner cartridges, which fetch a high price compared with, say, ballpoint pens, are a popular target of office thieves, along with big-ticket items such as electronics and other equipment..." [Read more at businessweek.com