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Cleaning Service App Worker Swipes Designer Bags From FiDi Customer: NYPD

 Two bags worth nearly $8,000 were taken by a worker for app Handy, police said.
Two bags worth nearly $8,000 were taken by a worker for app Handy, police said.
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FINANCIAL DISTRICT — This wasn't the clean-out she paid for.

A FiDi woman told police that after she hired a woman to clean her Beaver Street apartment via the app Handy, which connects independent contractors for services like cleaning and repairs to customers, she found two of her pricey handbags — together worth nearly $8,000 — missing, according to a police report.

The 34-year-old said the woman came over from about 10 a.m. to noon on July 18, and along with cleaning the apartment, she spent some time organizing her closet.

When the cleaner left, the victim realized her Chanel Le Boy bag, worth $5,748, and her orange Prada limited edition purse, valued at $1,700, were gone.

A spokesperson for Handy, in an emailed statement, said that the customer is being reimbursed.

"We take these matters seriously and, when something does go wrong in the course of a job, we do everything we can to rectify the matter. As soon as we became aware of the incident, we acted quickly to suspend the professional from the platform, assist the customer through the reimbursement process, and reached out to local law enforcement.”