Enigma machine sent to Jeremy Paxman

The Enigma machine, lost for months, turns up on Jeremy Paxman's desk

Jeremy Paxman got a bit of a shock when he opened his post Tuesday: the UK's top TV journalist was sent the stolen Enigma machine in a parcel, which, according to reports, sat for days waiting to be opened on a Newsnight desk.

The Enigma machine was stolen six months ago from a glass case in the Wartime museum at Bletchley Park.

According to reports Paxman has no idea why the Enigma machine was sent to him. "I haven't a clue why they sent it to me. As far as I know I haven't got a reputation as a receiver of stolen goods," he told the Mirror.

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