He’s in a royal mess now.

A Buckingham Palace worker pleaded guilty to stealing a treasure trove of medals and photos from gift shops, staff lockers and even Prince Andrew’s storeroom, according to reports.

Former catering assistant Adamo Canto swiped scores of items during a nine-month spree that ended in August, the BBC said.

They included official, signed photos of Prince Harry and Prince William and his wife, Kate Middleton, as well as a photo album of last year’s royal state banquet attended by President Trump, according to Metro.

Canto also pilfered a “Companion of Bath” medal belonging to Vice Admiral Master Tony Johnstone-Burt, the palace’s Master of the Household.

In a statement, Johnstone-Burt said he realized the medal was missing when he went to wear it for the annual “Trooping the Colour” parade that marks Queen Elizabeth II’s birthday.

Canto sold 37 pieces of the loot on eBay for prices “well under” their true value of up to 100,000 pounds, or about $135,000, prosecutor Simon Maughan said.

He netted a little more than $10,000 from the scheme, Maughan said.

Canto, who began working at the palace in 2015, pulled off some of the brazen thefts after he was reassigned to a cleaning job due to the coronavirus pandemic.

The move gave him access to changing rooms, the linen room, the Royal Collection ticket office and the Queen’s gallery shop, among other places that would have ordinarily been off-limits.

A “significant quantity” of stolen items were recovered from his quarters at the palace’s Royal Mews, home to the royal family’s garage and stables.

Canto pleaded guilty to three counts of theft Monday during a hearing at Westminster Magistrates’ Court.

He was released pending sentencing and was warned by District Judge Alexander Jacobs that he faced a stretch in jail.



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