back to article There's gall – and then there's the security director who stole and resold 41 government-owned networking switches

A former IT security director was yesterday given a two-year prison sentence after he admitted to stealing and reselling dozens of networking switches from a county government. Terry Petrill, 48, earlier pleaded guilty to one count of theft of federal funds, and admitted to taking 41 Cisco 3850 networking switches and selling …

  1. David Taylor 1

    I await Trump's equivalent sentence with bated breath.

    1. Goobertee
      Coat

      Is a pardon unlikely?

  2. sanmigueelbeer Silver badge

    admitted to taking 41 Cisco 3850 networking switches and selling them off to third parties

    Something is not right here, guv. These 3850 are garbage. He was saving the county countless troubleshooting years for a rubbish kit.

  3. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Sounds about right. Only the government is allowed to steal, and they don't like competition.

  4. Oh Matron!

    Haddon Industries....

    "First rule in government spending: why buy one when you can have two at twice the price?"

  5. hittitezombie

    Needs a new defence lawyer

    The money was just resting in his account.

    1. jtaylor

      Re: Needs a new defence lawyer

      I wonder if he'll be reassigned to Craggy Island.

  6. Anonymous South African Coward Silver badge

    Horry County

    I misread that as Horny County.

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