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Missing a Netflix DVD?

Massachusetts postal worker admits to stealing 30,000 DVDs.

A former postal service employee has pleaded guilty to stealing more than 30,000 DVDs that moved through a western Massachusetts post office.

Myles Weathers, formerly of Springfield, took DVDs that were mailed by Netflix to customers for a year beginning in January 2007.

Federal prosecutors say the movie rental company alerted Springfield post office officials that a suspiciously high number of DVDs were disappearing. As many as 100 movies a week were disappearing.

Weathers was arrested in February 2008 after investigators filmed him taking DVDs from packages and slipping them into his backpack.


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  1. You know – I always wondered: (a) why this doesn’t happen more often; and, (b) how Netflix would find out that it was happening and who was the likely culprit.

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