Ex-club manager arrested for stealing money with fake checks - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Ex-club manager arrested for stealing money with fake checks

Justin Hamlett (Source: SCSO) Justin Hamlett (Source: SCSO)
MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) -

A manager of Club 152 on Beale Street was arrested, accused of stealing money from the club.

Police said Justin Hamlett worked for the club as a manager between January 1, 2014 and December 31, 2015. During that time, a woman told police she found several fake vendor orders submitted to the club.

She told police that checks to the fake vendors were handed to Hamlett to be given out. Instead, Hamlett is accused of depositing the checks to his personal account.

The woman also found petty cash and business safe cash missing.

In total, 229 checks were found illegally deposited into Hamlett’s account.

The total loss for the club is $131,936.20.

Hamlett is charged with theft of property $60,000 or more.

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