Man Jailed For Stealing Close To Half A Tonne Of Vegeta
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A 51-year-old Croatian man has been sentenced to 10 months in jail for stealing close to a half a tonne of the famous Croatian spice – Vegeta.
Franjo Lovasic, who was a former employee of the company Podravka who produced Vegeta, stole 419.5 kilograms of Vegeta, 329 packs of Fanta, 7 kilograms of spices, 192 packs of soup, 43 packs of puddings, 10 packs of cream, 15 bags of various spices, 7 kilograms of further spices and 1.5 kilograms of pepper, writes podravski.hr.
Lovasic told the court that he was forced to steal from his former employer to pay his bills after going losing his job and going through a financially tough divorce.