Salvage Company Employees jailed for stealing Costa Concordia backpack

In Italian court, Irishman Sean Ruddy and Brit David Freeburn got a six month prison sentence and a €200 fine on Saturday. They were caught souvenir hunting in November 2013 in Isola del Giglio, Tuscany, and convicted for stealing a bag with the Costa Concordia logo on it.They were detained by Italian police after they were caught on CCTV entering the vessel.

Two South Africans (Melvin Lotter (31) and Hendrick Johannes Venter (33))were imprisoned for four months and received a €200 fine each. All of them were formerly employed by salvage firm Titan Micoperi. They were all fired after their arrests.

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Costa-crash crisis manager fined for not alerting port

The crisis manager of the Costa Concrodia ship which crashed killing 32 people, has been fined over 21,000 Euros for failing to alert the port authorities. A court in Grosseto, says vice president of the operating company Costa Crociere, Manfred U, (55), from Enns, was obliged as crisis manager to inform the harbour master in Civitavecchia that the crew needed assistance. As he failed, he has been ordered to a pay 21,396 penalty.

Costa-crash crisis manager fined for not alerting port Austrian Times