Man faces jail time for 'Seinfeld'-inspired scheme

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Man Faces Jail Time for Seinfeld-Inspired Scheme

A Michigan man is facing up to 5 years in prison for allegedly trying to deposit 10,000 cans.

If that sounds familiar, that's because Kramer and Newman discussed doing that exact thing on an episode of "Seinfeld."

However, this man actually went through with it.

Brian Edward Everidge collected the bottles out-of-state and brought them to Michigan, where you can get 10 cents per bottle. In other states like New York, bottles will only earn you five cents apiece.

Everidge — who would have collected around $1,000 — got caught speeding.

He was pulled over, and the officer decided to inspect his truck, only to find it completely packed with cans.

The "Seinfeld" aficionado had reportedly collected the cans from Kentucky and was going to "return" them, but returning cans to Michigan while knowing they're from out of state violates Michigan's Beverage Containers Act.

For his sake, he'd better hope that in the near future, he isn't asking, "What's the deal with prison food?"

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