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Walmart employee finds wallet and took photos of credit cards to purchase over $3k worth of merchandise

MANSFIELD TOWNSHIP, NJ (Warren County) – A 17-year-old Mansfield Township Walmart employee was charged after she found a wallet and then allegedly took photos of the credit cards to purchase over $3k worth of merchandise, police said.

On January 15, charges were filed against the 17-year-old girl from Washington for credit card fraud stemming from an incident that occurred on May 24, 2020 at the Walmart, located at 1885 Route 57, police said.

On May 24, 2020, the juvenile, who was an employee of Walmart at the time, located a wallet a customer had dropped in the store. She brought the wallet into the bathroom and took photos of the victim’s credit cards, police said.

She then charged $3,097.39 worth of merchandise to the victim’s cards. Some of the merchandise was recovered, police said.

She was released pending a court appearance.

Jay Edwards

Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

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