Counterfeit cash gang arrested passing
counterfeit $100 bills at Staples in Norwich, Conn.
Police believe they had been passing the
bills in the area and had passed out flyers on the group. A heads-up employee
at Staples recognized the suspect and called police.
More on yesterday's 14 indicted, Dallas
County ORC bust with TJX Companies taking the lead
in the investigation that showed $450,000 in
theft that took place over 14 months. The group returned the stolen
merchandise for gift cards and was selling them on line.
million elaborate ORC scheme
where two men would purchase and steal
thousands of name-brand ink cartridges - swap them with knock-offs and then
return them for cash at Best Buy and Target in Atlanta, Ga., for at least the
last two years. They said once they got their hands on the name brand ink
cartridges they'd sell them online. Police seized more than 3,000 cartridges in
one of the suspects homes. They had tools to reseal packaging and boxes so they
looked as good as new. "All kinds of box cutters, shrink wrap guns, glues for
repackaging and all these boxes to make it look professional." One suspect was
arrested outside a Best Buy store in New York.