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Police: Georgia teenager scammed over $980,000 from Kroger



Detectives have arrested a Gwinnett County teenager accused of scamming hundreds of thousands of dollars from Kroger.

Officials with the Gwinnett County Police Department say 19-year-old Tre Brown ended up scamming over $980,000 from the grocery store where he worked on Steve Reynolds Boulevard.

“This person who was stealing decided to go real big,” Gwinnett Corporal Collin Flynn said.

In just two weeks, detectives believe Brown created over 40 returns for non-existent items ranging from $75 to over $87,000.

“This employee was essentially creating fake items. Taking those items and returning them to a credit card he had and just making up prices for those items,” Flynn said.