Teen Arrested for Scamming $980K From Kroger to Buy Guns and Cars

Marco Green
January 22, 2021

Tre Brown, 19, was arrested January 14 after he allegedly created false returns at the Kroger store where he worked in Duluth, Georgia, according to a news release from Gwinnett County Police.

Gwinnett police spokesman Cpl. While making the returns, he put them on various credit cards, and the returns for the items ranged from 75 dollars to more than $87,000.

Police were notified once Kroger employees began to notice the fraudulent transactions.

A Georgia man was arrested and charged with scamming nearly $1 million from a grocery store and using it to buy clothes, guns and cars, police said.

When this enterprising man got a job at a Georgia Kroger, he got right to work - scamming almost $1 million from the store during the two weeks he worked there, according to police. Prior to his arrest, the teen reportedly totaled a Chevrolet Camaro that he bought, Flynn said.

A USA teenager has been arrested after scamming the local supermarket chain where he worked out of more than $1.2 million.

In an emailed statement to the Journal Constitution, a Kroger spokeswoman thanked the Gwinnett County Police Department for their assistance on the case, but declined to comment on the ongoing investigation.

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