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Prolific thief who stole 7,000 books to sell online is jailed

posted on 22 Sep 2019

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A prolific thief who stole more than £80,000 worth of books from university libraries has been jailed for 25 months.

Darren Barr, 28, took 7,000 volumes from three colleges in Edinburgh from October 2017 to September 2018 and made almost £40,000 by selling the texts to book-buying sites like WeBuyBooks, Ziffit and Zapper.

Read the full article on this link to The Independent