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Belk Employee Pockets Nearly $25,000 with Refund Scam in Evans, Report Says.


An employee of the Evans Belk was arrested last Wednesday for a four-month scam using non-receipted returns.

Jevon Stukes, 22, is accused of stealing nearly $25,000 by making returns for his own financial gain, a sheriff’s report says. The company’s Area Asset Protection Manager told deputies that a report shows a long list of non-receipted return items that came back to Stukes.

A warrant describes the scam: Stukes would select merchandise from the sales floor and then ring up the item as a return. He then altered the price of the item to a higher price than the original sticker price. He then placed the money from the return on his debit card and returned the merchandise to the sales floor.

The suspect was charged with theft by deception and felony theft by shoplifting.

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Greg Rickabaugh
Greg Rickabaugh
Greg Rickabaugh is an award-winning crime reporter in the Augusta-Aiken area with experience writing for The Augusta Chronicle, The Augusta Press and serving as publisher of The Jail Report. Rickabaugh is a 1994 graduate of the University of South Carolina and has appeared on several crime documentaries on the Investigation Discovery channel.


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