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Crime of the week: CVS card con artists

Published: Nov. 4, 2020 at 10:50 PM CST
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HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WAFF) - The Crime Stoppers want to remind you not to believe everything you hear. See if you can identify two suspects who fooled a store clerk with the old, “I’m with corporate" scam.

Huntsville Police say, two women entered the CVS Pharmacy on Whitesburg Drive. One of them told a cashier that she was with corporate CVS. She then told the cashier to load up two $500 prepaid cards, claiming she had approval from the store manager and regional manager.

She even showed a CVS badge and claimed the store would be reimbursed after the cashier scanned a barcode on the receipt.

Do you know these prepaid card, con artists? Investigators tell us they’ve pulled off the same scheme in Florence and Meridianville.

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