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Alabama Man To Plead Guilty To Stealing 750,000 Quarters
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Alabama Man To Plead Guilty To Stealing 750,000 Quarters

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Alabama Man To Plead Guilty To Stealing 750,000 Quarters

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Federal prosecutors in Birmingham, Ala., say a former armored transportation company worker has agreed to plead guilty to stealing nearly $200,000. All of it was in quarters.

STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:

Good morning, I'm Steve Inskeep. Stephen Dennis worked for the Brinks security company. That means he handled money. And he may have thought that nobody would miss a few stray quarters. The Alabama man pleaded guilty to stealing quarters, 750,000 quarters.

DAVID GREENE, HOST:

That's like three quarters of a million quarters.

INSKEEP: That is $187,000 in other words. It's not clear how he did this, though he had access to bags of quarters worth $50,000 each. It's MORNING EDITION.

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