A man stole more than $40,000 worth of merchandise and technologies from Valve


Charges had been pressed against a man on September 25th for stealing a lot more than $40,000 worth of goods from Computer games giant Valve.

According to Polygon, Shaun Shaputis from Washington broke into the Steam owner’s Bellevue workplace on June 17th 2018 by way of a public restaurant in the constructing utilizing a recycling bin to move all stolen house undetected.

Shaputis reportedly stole 23 PlayStation four games, 15 Xbox 1 games, “15 to 20” Asus laptops, Nintendo Switch and Steam hardware as properly as promotional things and memorabilia. All this had a total worth of $42,000.

Shaputis created $336 at a GameStop in Bellevue – exactly where sold the 43 games he stole from Valve’s workplace. He later told police that he took so lots of things that he couldn’t try to remember all the things stolen, adding that he grabbed “random items” throwing them in the recycling bin.

A police rep speaking to Polygon mentioned that it wasn’t in a position to comment on the case but did mention a copy of half-life three getting stolen. It is unclear if this is a joke or not, but Valve has under no circumstances mentioned that a version of the eagerly-awaited release had been stolen.

Shaputis apparently stored the rest of the stolen house in his Geo Prism automobile – exactly where the police identified the missing things, in addition to “drug paraphernalia”.

When the charges had been filed, Shaputis had six active warrants against him. Ought to he fail to show up to his hearing, a additional warrant will be issued.

The arraignment hearing for Shaputis is on October 9th.


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