Gambling habit leads man to steal 4,500 pounds of
Casino gambling made an employee of silver
plating plant in Farmington, Minnesota, steal from the company
he was working for.
31-year-old Jaydn John-Sessing was arrested by the local police
and faces seven felony charges, after it was discovered that the
man was stealing silver nuggets from his workplace.
According to the initial investigation, the
employee was stealing a pound or two of silver each week,
selling the precious material to local pawnshops and using the
money to fund good time at two Minnesota casinos. It was
estimated that John-Sessing spend over $1 million in the two
casinos, with over $500,000 stolen from the company's silver
stash. The weight of the silver stolen by the man is over 4,500
pounds in a three-year period.