Zynga Worker Accused of Stealing $100k

Be My Neighbor in JailVille?

By Chris Roberts
|  Thursday, Nov 17, 2011  |  Updated 11:14 AM PDT
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Zynga Wants Its Stock Back

Would you like to be this former Zynga employee's neighbor in JailVille?

The San Francisco maker of popular online games -- namely, the FarmVille franchise on Facebook -- says that a 21-year old temp worker lifted $100,000 worth of computers, software and other devices between Oct. 31 and his arrest Tuesday, when Zynga security nabbed him at the company's SoMa headquarters on Townsend street, according to the San Francisco Examiner.

Keith Brown, 21, was arrested by San Francisco police after Zynga security took him into custody and turned him into the cops. The thefts were all recorded on video, according to the newspaper.

Brown, who remains in custody, is scheduled to be arraigned in San Francisco Superior Court this afternoon on four felony counts of commercial burglary, one of receiving stolen property, one of grand theft and one of embezzlement, the newspaper reported.

The company is expected to go public in the near future, with a valuation in the billions of dollars.

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