Lowe’s employee accused of stealing $2,400 from store through return scam

Lowe’s employee accused of stealing $2,400 from store through return scam
Elizabeth Turner is accused of stealing nearly $2,400 from Lowe's where she worked through a merchandise return scam. (Source: Shelby County Jail)

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - A woman is facing charges for theft after police say she stole nearly $2,400 from her employer, Lowe’s, by fraudulently returning merchandise.

An asset protection manager with a watchful eye caught on to the scam while reviewing surveillance footage.

According to a police report, surveillance cameras caught Elizabeth Turner making returns without customers present and tossing the receipts. The asset protection manager noted a pattern and notified a manager who confronted Turner.

The report says Turner confessed to the theft. The asset protection manager told police Turner took $2,340.98 between November and December.

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