Minn. court employee accused of stealing hardwarePublished 3:15pm Saturday, December 1, 2012
MINNEAPOLIS — An employee at the Hennepin County district court is accused of stealing nearly $100,000 worth of computer equipment from work.
Forty-two-year-old Saleem Abdul Ghani of Maple Grove is charged with four counts of felony theft.
Prosecutors say he stole 112 computer components including a laptop, printer, software and servers.
The items are worth more than $93,000.
Ghani was an information-technology employee for the court system. Online court records didn’t list a defense attorney Friday.
Prosecutors say the thefts were discovered when officials conducted an inventory of assets.