Government employee sold bootleg DVDs at work, officials say

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Sunday, September 6, 2015

A former U.S. Department of Labor employee is now on two years probation after admitting to running a movie bootleg operation while on the job.

Court documents show Ricardo Taylor used a government-owned DVD burner to make copies of movies at the department headquarters.

Officials say he then sold those DVDs to coworkers.

Taylor says he kept the scheme going from 2008-2013, making about $19,000 in his last year at work.