The suspect allegedly impersonated publishing industry individuals to have authors, including a Pulitzer prize winner, send him prepublication manuscripts. Photo: Shutterstock
The suspect allegedly impersonated publishing industry individuals to have authors, including a Pulitzer prize winner, send him prepublication manuscripts. Photo: Shutterstock

Mystery solved? Man arrested in US for thefts of unpublished books

  • Italian man allegedly amassed library of manuscripts through phishing scheme
  • Publisher Simon & Schuster ‘shocked’ suspect was London-based employee

Topic |   Books and literature
The suspect allegedly impersonated publishing industry individuals to have authors, including a Pulitzer prize winner, send him prepublication manuscripts. Photo: Shutterstock
The suspect allegedly impersonated publishing industry individuals to have authors, including a Pulitzer prize winner, send him prepublication manuscripts. Photo: Shutterstock
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