Posted by: Sandy Steinman | January 29, 2022

Massive Succulent Theft Scheme Nets Man Two Years of Federal Time

L.A.  Taco reports

Last August, we watched some jackass in a Prius pull over to the side of the street in Highland Park to jack a large succulent from the Los Angeles Police Museum. Today, we learned of a more sophisticated plot seeking to devoid our landscape of these thick gray-green beauties.

A South Korean national named Byungsu Kim has just been sentenced to two years of federal after getting busted in 2019 with more than $150,000 worth of succulents ripped out of Northern California’s state parks. He’ll also need to pay nearly $4,000 to pay for their replanting.

Read more at  Massive Succulent Theft Scheme Nets Man Two Years of Federal Time – L.A. TACO

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