SOMEWHERE IN THE WORLD (Reuters) - A jobless man has been convicted of stealing a buffet for 60 people and eating it with friends, authorities said on Tuesday.
Using a false name, the 46-year-old man ordered the feast to be sent to the club house of an apartment complex.
Shortly after the caterers delivered the food, he called the company to say they had made a mistake and he would return the order. As puzzled club house guests looked on, he loaded the buffet into his car and sped off.
The food was never seen again -- but the man was recognized one day by one of the club house guests, who told the police.
"The man said he wanted to treat his friends to something special," said the Judge. "I told him his story would make a good movie." As well as receiving a suspended jail term, the man must repay his debt to the caterer, the court ruled.
This “feast” cost several thousand monetary units, so how they thing this unemployed dude is going to pay it back is beyond me. But that’s the plan, apparently.