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Teen Accused of Stealing Virtual Goods

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Teen Accused of Stealing Virtual Goods

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Teen Accused of Stealing Virtual Goods

Teen Accused of Stealing Virtual Goods

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A teenager faces charges of stealing furniture that doesn't exist. The youth in the Netherlands was on one of those Web sites where you create virtual people to wander around virtual buildings spending what amounts to real money. You pay cash for credits to spend online. The 17-year-old allegedly stole $5,800 worth of imaginary furniture. Real police arrested him. They suspect other teens of receiving the stolen goods.