Stage Manager Charged in "Lipstick Jungle" Thefts - NBC New York

Stage Manager Charged in "Lipstick Jungle" Thefts



    Stage Manager Charged in "Lipstick Jungle" Thefts
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    LIPSTICK JUNGLE -- Pictured: (l-r) Robert Buckley as Kirby Atwood, Kim Raver as Nico Reilly, Paul Blackthorne as Shane Healy, Brooke Shields as Wendy Healy, Lindsay Price as Victory Ford, Andrew McCarthy as Joe Bennett -- NBC Photo: Andrew Eccles

    A New York stage manager is charged with stealing thousands of dollars worth of designer bags and clothing from the NBC show "Lipstick Jungle" and trying to sell them on eBay.

         Arthur Moreira was arrested Friday after investigators posing as buyers found some of the missing costumes at his Brooklyn apartment.
    Authorities were originally alerted after an employee of Paris fashion designer Sylvia Toledano saw a handbag that had been loaned to the show for sale on the Internet.
    Prosecutors say Moreira also took coats, bags and suits by Burberry, Prada, Gucci, Fendi and Dolce & Gabbana. Authorities say the 16 items were worth about $30,000.
    Moreira was scheduled to be arraigned Saturday. It was unclear whether he had an attorney.