STAMFORD, Conn. – Chris Hansen, known as the former host of NBC's "Two Catch a Predator", joined the police in Connecticut on Monday at the expense of issuing a bad check.
The 59-year-old allegedly failed to pay a $ 13,000 bill despite a political warning, according to Stamford Advocate.
Hansen reportedly ordered 355 ceramic mugs, 288 T-shirts and 650 vinyl decals from Promotional Sales Limited in Stamford, Conn. invoice for $ 12,998.05 in September 2017.
Owner Peter Psichopaidas then filed a complaint in April and said a check he received had bounced.
An excuse Hansen offered to make partial payment, but the money never came after an arrest affidavit, which notices Hansen also bailed after accepting to make a statement to the police.
The accusers came after Hansen had been warned that he could be arrested for larceny, according to investigator Sean Coughlin. "I told Chris … that nearly $ 13,000 has a lot of money for a" mother-and-pop "business, and it's not fair that he accepted the material but didn't pay it, he writes.
Per The Wrap has previously offered coffee mugs and T-shirts as a way to attract investors to a 2015 Kickstart campaign aimed at reviving "To Catch a Predator", which NBC canceled (the campaign worked, sort of.)
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