Wal-Mart Worker Accused of Rolling Back Prices
NATCHEZ, Miss. - A Wal-Mart employee in Mississippi is accused of rolling back prices—way back—on about $550 worth of merchandise.
Natchez Police say 20-year-old Erica Marie Jones was arrested Thursday and charged with theft, along with 22-year-old customer Tiffany Williams.
Police say Jones charged Williams $5.25 for a load of merchandise that included seven pairs of jeans, a baby crib, laundry detergent, diapers, pizza, coffee and beef.
The actual total of the haul would have been $547.50.
The two women were being held Friday without bond pending court appearances. It was not immediately known if they had retained attorneys.
Published at 5:15 PM EST on Jan 25, 2009
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