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Monday, April 13, 2009

Xerox - Contracted Employee Stole Ink. Sold It on EBay

"Xerox Corporation, at its Wilsonville location initiated an investigation into the apparent theft of solid ink sticks.

The Xerox Corporate Security team cooperated with the Washington County Sheriff's Office in this investigation, which concluded today with the arrest of occasional contract worker Ayad Al-Musawi."- Xerox

In reports from news media in Oregon, Xerox has been the victim of an inside job.

Ayad Al-Masawi, 42, a contract employee of Xerox was arrested Thursday.

He had nearly 10,000 ink sticks at his home and was selling it on EBay, under the pseudonym, “dodo_6666".

He reportedly sold over $150,000.00 worth of ink over the past year or so.

News report here.


  1. They found almost 10,000 ink sticks in his home.


    The equivalent amount of toner cartridges would have consumed something the size of Wrigley Field.

    Just when you think you've heard every single weird copier/printer story ever... along comes this guy.


  2. I know!

    He sold, what, $150,000 worth on EBay?!



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