N.J. arrests three men for alleged five-state Home Depot theft ring

    N.J. Attorney General Jeffrey Chiesa has announced the arrest of three men accused of running a Home Depot theft ring across five states.

    The ring allegedly stole expensive items from Home Depot stores in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland and New York by “under-ringing” their purchases at self-checkout machines.
    They’re charged with more than 500 illegal transactions totaling more than $100,000.

    The alleged ring leader and two others have been arrested. Warrants have been issued for two more men. All five are charged with conspiracy and shoplifting

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