HACKETTSTOWN, N.J. - A Hackettstown woman is facing charges of theft by unlawful taking after an investigation revealed she stole over $14,000 from Lowe's Home Improvement.
On May 7, 2018, the Hackettstown Detective Bureau investigated a report of an employee that conducted fraudulent transactions at Lowe's on Route 182 in Hackettstown, according to a release from Hackettstown Police.
The investigation revealed Caroline Damus, 31, conducted numerous false return transactions at Lowe's between Aug. 24, 2017 and March 13, 2018.
The transactions totaled $14,033.92, according to the release.
Police say Damus used the money to purchase gift cards at Lowe's.
She was charged on Aug. 24, 2018 with theft by unlawful taking and was released pending a court appearance.
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