Microsoft Store employee steals $10,000 worth of software, games

By Emil ยท 15 replies
May 5, 2011
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  1. gwailo247

    gwailo247 TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 2,010   +18

    Sounds like the Microsoft Store needs a security patch.
  2. gobbybobby

    gobbybobby TS Guru Posts: 555   +9

    Good one gwailo247 made me chuckle.
  3. Raswan

    Raswan TS Enthusiast Posts: 279

    Always enjoy your wit gwailo.
  4. bakape

    bakape TS Enthusiast Posts: 123

    Indeed, a good laugh gwailo. ^^
  5. lawfer

    lawfer TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,270   +91

    Haha, nice. What do we have here though? captaincranky's contender for wittiness? :p
  6. captaincranky

    captaincranky TechSpot Addict Posts: 13,010   +2,536

    Emil, is this name spelled backwards, "Ulugbek Shodmonov" ?

    Let's see a show of hands, how many of you think "Uggy" should go with the "illegal download defense"? That would be, "It wasn't worth paying for, so I stole it"!
  7. Lionvibez

    Lionvibez TS Evangelist Posts: 1,266   +436

    one word *****.

    Hmm lets steal from my employer then sell it with an Ebay account attached to my credit card so when the cops find out and they will, they come knocking at your door.

    Are there any smart criminals left in this world LMAO.

    They should force him to pay back the value all the software taken, give back the profits he made and send him to india or china to fix Windows XP pc's for the next 5 years :)
  8. captaincranky

    captaincranky TechSpot Addict Posts: 13,010   +2,536

    Well hell yeah, you just don't hear about them....:rolleyes:
    Either that, or perhaps a job with Foxconn making Crapples......
  9. gwailo247

    gwailo247 TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 2,010   +18

    More of an apprentice.
  10. ucould2

    ucould2 TS Guru Posts: 271

    Excelent humor...

    However the *news* of a theft from MS left me more than a little mortified because (a) I just bought my first *legit* windows OS / XP 64bit (b) purchased said OS from a US eBayer at an unbelieveably good price

    So clearly not a Good News day for me...
  11. T77

    T77 TS Enthusiast Posts: 300   +6

    Absolutely correct! Probably they could "sandbox" suspicious employees.
  12. still don't see how getting an unbelievably good price on a legit copy of XP, and then you read this article and your "good news" for the day is tainted?
  13. captaincranky

    captaincranky TechSpot Addict Posts: 13,010   +2,536

    M$'s software engineers playing in a sandbox. Hm, that rather nicely explains Internet Explorer 6. Could it be that it was developed during a "timeout", between drawing "smiley faces" and stealing X-Boxes?
  14. fpsgamerJR62

    fpsgamerJR62 TS Rookie Posts: 489

    Did they dump this guy in the Recycle Bin yet ? So hard to find good help these days.
  15. Zen

    Zen TechSpot Paladin Posts: 861   +50

    Sound like to me this guy created his own version of a Microsoft Windows Service Pack! He put the stuff in a pack, went home and sold it all on-line and got serviced by the proceeds! Sound like this guy went through a whole lot of them, (SP1), (SP2), (SP-Himself), (SP4) and so forth.......

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