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WMATA workers plead guilty to stealing $445K

Posted on March 20, 2012

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Two former Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority employees pleaded guilty to stealing at least $445,000 from subway fare machines in Virginia, Maryland and Washington to buy lottery tickets, BostonHerald.com reported.

The men were arrested in January after authorities observed them hiding and later retrieving bags of change from beneath an overpass. For the full story, click here.

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