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09/25/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Justine Faeth Stops Thief Thanks To 'Law & Order: SVU' Addiction

A 24-year-old Midtown receptionist outsmarted a career criminal and even outdid the cops investigating his alleged thieving -- thanks to her addiction to "Law & Order: SVU."

Justine Faeth, an executive assistant at City Lights Media, was in the company's lobby at 6 E. 39th St. on June 15 when smooth-talking ex-con Kevin Moore, 50, walked in at around 1:30 p.m., authorities say.

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