Dr Mumbo

Agency’s cereal intruder

Staff in the Sydney office of agency The Marketing Store have finally solved a whodunnit which has stretched for weeks, Dr Mumbo can reveal.  

After boss Doug Chapman kept coming into work to find the couch in his office in disarray, he became convinced it was being used by staff for illicit late night liaisons.

Meanwhile, huge quantities of cereal and milk kept vanishing from the agency’s kitchen.

cereal-marketing-storeOffice security cameras gave nothing away, as they kept being moved, so finally staff hid a camera in a cereal box.

They discovered that a late night visitor was slipping into the Mountain Street office via a ventilation panel, helping himself to up to six bowls of cereal a night and settling in for a nap on Chapman’s couch.

But the late night visits came to an end this week, when the agency had a security guard lying in wait to greet the agency’s uninvited guest.

Chapman, who’s not pressing charges, told Mumbrella: “He was very tidy. He used to wash up the dishes and put them away. He’s better than the people that work here.

“For a few weeks there was a lot of finger pointing as we were trying to work out who was bonking on my couch.”

He added that because staff were aware there was a potential intruder, extra care was taken that sensitive documents were not left out overnight, so client confidentiality was not breached.


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