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Dutch Teen Arrested For Virtual Theft From Habbo Hotel

by | 18th, November 2007

A VIRTUAL theft? A real crime or a though crime? Or a merging of the two?

A Dutch teenager has been arrested for allegedly stealing virtual furniture from “rooms” in Habbo Hotel, a 3D social networking website.The 17-year-old is accused of stealing 4,000 euros (£2,840) worth of virtual furniture, bought with real money.

Five 15-year-olds have also been questioned by police, who were contacted by the website’s owners.

The six teenagers are suspected of moving the stolen furniture into their own

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