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Fmr. District Cout IT Employee Steals Nearly $100K In Technology

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MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A former District Court IT employee allegedly stole nearly $100,000 in computer equipment from his workplace, authorities say, and has now been charged with four counts of felony theft.

Saleem Abdul Ghani, 42, of Maple Grove, allegedly stole a total of 112 components, including a laptop, a printer, software, servers, keyboards, phones, and more – all totaling $93,407.03.

The theft was initially discovered during an asset inventory of court computer equipment.

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