It was arguably the first example of someone stealing a famous person's property and spreading it online, sparking what is now unfortunately a fairly common craze. Having painstaking planned it out, the worker - who claims to have pulled off the theft single-handedly, reportedly covered himself in a white fur coat to make him look like a dog on CCTV cameras. They famously moved into a no-expense-spared mansion together - but according to Rolling Stone magazine, the demanding couple angered a countless stream of workers in the process - as they fought for their dream home. Rocker Tommy Lee and Baywatch babe Pamela were arguably the first famous victims of such a huge heist - and here's how it happened. Perishers Perishers - 6th February Perishers originally ran from to Like us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter.
Emery. Age: 20.
The magazine reports he first entered the couple's bedroom while they slept, before sneaking down into the garage, manoeuvering the safe on to a trolley, and wheeling it out to his van, after disabling security cameras outside.
Elaine. Age: 22.
Pamela Anderson and Tommy Lee sex tape: How the stolen footage went viral and shocked the world
Eventually, according to Rolling Stone, the couple realised it had gone too far and signed over the copyright to porn site Club Love. Having teamed up with a studio owner, the pair tried to distribute the tape they had found inside the safe - but no-one would touch it, knowing it was stolen property,. Like us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter. It was first mentioned in a news article in , and when Pamela and Tommy realised their safe had been stolen around the same time - they reportedly sent out private detective to try and track down the person responsible. The strip is still so popular today that we decided to reprint the best of the strips by Maurice Dodd and Dennis Collins. Rocky relationship Image: WireImage There might be everyone from Kim Kardashian to Paris Hilton falling victim to sex tape and nude photo leaks now, but first came Pamela Anderson and Tommy Lee's home video - and the stolen footage has never been forgotten. Internet users could follow instructions on where to send money in order to obtain a copy, and with others selling the tape out of the boot of their cars, it soon spread.