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Lego Thief Caught in Nevada

Lego Thief Caught in Nevada



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(KSL News) A Nevada man decided to get a jump on his holiday shopping a little early and quite illegally.

Lego Thief Caught in Nevada

William Swanberg is in jail, accused of stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of Lego in four states, including Utah.

Police arrested Swanberg last week as he left a Target in Oregon.

Officers say he copied the bar code from less expensive Lego sets and printed out hundreds of look-a-like stickers from his computer.

Lego Thief Caught in Nevada

He would then paste the look-a-like stickers on more expensive Lego sets and buy them at the lower price.

Police believe Swanberg stole around 600- thousand dollars worth of toys.

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