Man Steals $1.2 Million In Fajitas, And Now I'm Suddenly Starving

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One man decided he no longer wanted to pay for the Mexican treat, so he resorted to stealing as much as he could. His plan had been working, too. But one slip up got him caught.

“If it wasn’t so serious, you’d think it was a Saturday Night Live skit. But this is the real thing,” District Attorney Luis V. Saenz said.

Gilberto Escaramilla, who at the time was employed by the Texas juvenile justice department, was running a black market for fajitas out of his office for over nine years.

“He would literally, on the day he ordered them, deliver them to customers he had already lined up,” Saenz said. “We’ve been able to uncover two of his purchasers, and they are cooperating with the investigation.”

But what finally got him caught after 9 years of successful fajita-laundering? And what exactly do your charge a fajita thief with?

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