Saturday, January 29, 2011

Pinching pennies

On the flip side how many of the folks who would've gotten the coupons in their mail are glad they never got them?

Police: NY mail carrier pinched discount coupons
Express-News -

WESTBURY, N.Y. (AP) — A mail carrier on New York's Long Island is accused of pinching thousands of discount coupons intended for residents' mailboxes.

Police say 38-year-old Thomas Tang of Baldwin stole more than 7,000 J.C. Penney Co. discount coupons he was supposed to deliver to the department store's customers. Police say Tang then sold the coupons on eBay.

Tang was charged with grand larceny. He pleaded not guilty at his arraignment Friday and was ordered held on $5,000 cash bail.