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$460,000 in Quarters: NJ Gov’t Employee Confesses to Theft

One New Jersey man obviously took his coin-collecting hobby a little too far. Government employee Thomas Rica pleaded guilty to four counts of third-degree theft on Wednesday. The 43-year-old admitted to the Hackensack Supreme Court that he had stolen at least $460,000 in quarters while working in Ridgewood village as a public works inspector. He was initially arrested in 2013 after a …

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Man Pays in Quarters: 600,000 Coins for Settlement

An Illinois man chose to protest an appellate court’s decision in his own way Wednesday. Dr. Roger Herrin, who lost his son in a car accident in 2001, had to pay back money awarded to him by a judge, so he payed part of it back in quarters. Herrin told WSIL TV 3 he chose to pay the settlement in …

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