FedEx package handler admits to stealing $40K in jewelry

FedEx package handler admits to stealing $40K in jewelry

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - A FedEx package handler admitted to stealing nearly $40,000 worth of jewelry while on the job, according to Memphis Police Department.

Investigators said Nkosi Lacy stole jewelry from FedEx shipments more than 24 times while employed as a package handler.

Detectives determined the stolen jewelry to be worth $39,091.

After being shown surveillance footage of the thefts, Lacy admitted to stealing the jewelry.

Lacy is charged with theft of property. He has since been fired from the company. FedEx released the following statement:

"Shipment security is a top priority and we have zero tolerance for theft.  We cooperated fully with authorities in this investigation, and the individual charged no longer works for the company."

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