C-Store Employee Arrested in $129K Theft of Lottery Tickets

Police say he later redeemed the winners at his place of employment

A convenience store employee in California was arrested Monday after the Fresno Police Department said he stole packets of lottery tickets worth more than $100,000.

On Tuesday, Detective Marty Lucero of the Financial Crimes Unit opened an investigation into the reported theft of California Lottery Tickets by an employee of the Fast & Easy #7 convenience store.

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During a three month period, S-Mantej Singh, 37 stole packs of Scratcher Lottery tickets valued at $600-$900 each, after the Lottery machine had been closed out for the day, police said… YourCentralValley

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