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Lazy job recruiter tries to blackmail boss with bomb threat

DDP/The Local · 4 Apr 2010, 14:05

Published: 04 Apr 2010 14:05 GMT+02:00

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The man, 23, from Staubing in Lower Bavaria, last Monday threatened the personnel recruitment firm where he worked with a fax warning that five explosive devices would be used against them if they didn’t pay up.

Asked by police why he did it, he replied that he “didn’t want to work.”

After the firm called the police last week, sniffer dogs scoured the firm’s premises and found no explosives.

The 23-year-old, who was known to police, was arrested, briefly released for lack of evidence, then arrested again on Thursday, whereupon he made a detailed confession, including the rather pitiable motive.

He has been charged with predatory extortion and remanded in custody.

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19:04 April 4, 2010 by berlinski
HaHa, so the guy who works at a recruitment firm finding people jobs they don't want to do, doesn't like his job either. He really must have been a motivated employee. Sign of the times, Methinks! Somehow, I can understand why he tried what he tried.
22:05 April 4, 2010 by Bensonradar
Job too hard? Matching CVs to job descriptions and selecting interviewees? This guy must be mad. It's money for old rope.
13:54 April 5, 2010 by whatzup
Sign of the times I'm afraid. The work ethic has been thoroughly trashed and this is what's left.
23:01 April 6, 2010 by cocovelvet
What a damn idiot !!!....did his stupid lazy mind tell him he was going to line up his pockets so fast and simple !!??........

Not surprised that he acted the way he did with such a job some people are dreaming of having these days of high unemployments rates..........
23:48 April 6, 2010 by Prufrock2010
I'm wondering how he expected to collect the money. By check?
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