The New York Times: M.T.A., as Victim, Wants Transit Thief’s Profits From Hollywood Movie Deal

"For more than three decades, Darius McCollum’s transit exploits have appeared in police reports and newspapers. Then came the news this month that his story might be turned into a movie starring Julia Roberts.

But on Monday, officials at the Metropolitan Transportation Authority said that they would move to recover any profits he would earn from the film because the agency had been a victim of his crimes..." continue reading...