Originally Posted by Paul Cleaver
stolen goods dont be ridiculous - they are given new sets as a matter of course
they often have spare old pairs in good condition -
You tell yourselves that to ease your concience, but in reality you know they are not theirs to sell, so selling their employers property is theft, plain and simple.
Yes they will be issued with new items, they just tell their manager the others were stolen.
The fact that you said "nearly new" says it all.