Unhappy Returns To Macy's Leads To Arrest

Jahmel Christopher Russell

Jahmel Christopher Russell allegedly conducted false ‘returns’ at the Boca Town Center Mall Macy’s, where he worked. Photo: Courtesy Palm Beach County Jail.

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — A Macy’s employee, or likely former employee at this point, was arrested by Boca Raton Police for allegedly returning more than $8,000 of merchandise that he never purchased.

Police say Jahmel Christopher Russell, 21, of Boca Raton, allegedly conducted several ‘fraudulent’ returns to the store where he worked — at Boca’s Town Center Mall. Undercover loss prevention officers at Macy’s say that he initiated 11 fraudulent transactions involving gift cards over the past several weeks.

Russell is charged with Grand Theft and Resting the Recovery of Property. He was released on $3,000 bond.

 

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