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Entertainment

Web Desk
December 2, 2020

Royal theft: Queen's staffer admits he stole Buckingham Palace items to sell online

Entertainment

Web Desk
Wed, Dec 02, 2020
Adamo Canto pleaded guilty to three counts of theft between November 2019 and August 2020

A staffer of Queen Elizabeth confessed to theft of valuable items from the Buckingham Palace, only to sell them on Ebay.

Adamo Canto pleaded guilty to three counts of theft, reported by BBC, between November 2019 and August 2020.

The 37-year-old staffer confirmed he stole a "significant quantity" of items, including signed official photographs of Prince Harry, Prince William and Kate Middleton.

In addition, he sold a royal state banquet photo album of President Donald Trump's visit to the UK, worth a whopping $2,000.

Canto admitted his access to royal offices got strong during the coronavirus pandemic, due to which he stole items from  staff lockers, the Queen's Gallery shop and Prince Andrew's storeroom.

The items scored Canto as much as  $135,000 off those items via Ebay.

He has currently been released on bail but has been warned his theft can land him in jail.