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Employee gives away merchandise for free



ALPHARETTA, Ga. — A woman was arrested Dec. 13 for giving away $1,700 worth of store merchandise to a friend while working at the Victoria’s Secret in North Point Mall.

A loss prevention representative contacted police when he became suspicious of the employee. After investigating, he later found video surveillance footage of the employee providing multiple items of clothing to a friend free of charge.

The employee told police that she would ring up discounts for the friend that would make the clothing free. She did so on three separate occasions through November and December.

She was arrested for theft by taking greater than $1,500.

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