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Wal-Mart cashier charged with ringing up $2k in fraudulent sales

Tela Thompson (Provided by the Hamilton County Sheriff's Office) Tela Thompson (Provided by the Hamilton County Sheriff's Office)
COLERAIN TOWNSHIP, OH (FOX19) -

A Wal-Mart cashier is accused of stealing more than $2,000 in merchandise through fraudulent transactions.

Colerain Township police charged Tela Thomson, 20, with ringing up 10 sales on seven different occasions, voiding the merchandise and then bagging it for customers, court records show.

The value of the items totaled $2,109.39.

Thompson was taken into custody on a felony theft charge early Wednesday after Wal-Mart officials reviewed store video of the alleged crime, records state.

Thompson admitted to the act after police advised her of her Miranda rights, her arrest report shows.

She was booked into the Hamilton County jail and released on her own recognizance.

The case goes to a grand jury for possible indictment Jan. 14.

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