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SAP Palo Alto vice president takes plea deal in LEGO scam

Original post made on Aug 2, 2013

The vice president of Palo Alto software firm SAP Labs, LLC took a plea deal on Monday for one felony commercial burglary charge for pasting fraudulent barcodes on LEGO toys at local Target stores, Duffy Magilligan, Santa Clara County deputy district attorney, said.

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Comments (4)

Posted by Marc, a resident of St. Francis Acres
on Aug 2, 2013 at 6:40 am

I wonder what happens to all of the people who bought his Lego from Ebay. Shouldn't their toys be confiscated because it was stolen merchandise? Makes you want to think twice about buying anything from Ebay.


Posted by Bill, a resident of Willowgate
on Aug 2, 2013 at 4:48 pm

I just don't understand this. He made plenty of money as a VP at SAP. Now look what a mess he's made of his life for $345. Kinda funny in a way ...


Posted by Bob, a resident of Cuesta Park
on Aug 2, 2013 at 9:43 pm

I'll be surprised if he ends up spending more than a week in jail.


Posted by David, a resident of Shoreline West
on Aug 4, 2013 at 4:58 pm

@Bill

$345 for the items they could prove were purchased fraudulently, but if he was earning $20-$40 profit on each of the items he sold on eBay . . . that adds up. Still, seems pretty short-sighted for a guy making his kind of salary. Perhaps like many kleptomaniacs it was more about the thrill of getting away with it that drove him.


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