NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla. - Two Walmart clerks in Florida are accused of marking down video games to $1 and reselling them at a higher price, defrauding the store out of nearly $5,000, the Tampa Bay Times reported.
Seth Jackson Lulow, 19, of New Port Richey, and Dominic Haydin McGhee, 20, of Holiday, were arrested Friday, according to the Pasco County Sheriff’s Office.
The two men face charges of scheming to defraud, according to arrest records. Lulow also faces charges of dealing in stolen property and false verification of ownership.
Lulow was being held in lieu of an $87,500 bond, according to arrest records. McGhee was released after posting $5,000 bail.
Lulow is accused of stealing $3,795.41 worth of video games on eight occasions between April 1 and April 23 at a Walmart in New Port Richey, WTSP reported. He was caught on surveillance video working with McGhee, who is accused of stealing $771.65 worth of video games, the television station reported.
Both men were seen on surveillance cameras marking down games. According to the Sheriff’s Office, Lulow would change the prices of the games in a back room and later buy them at a self-checkout station, the Times reported.
Lulow allegedly told deputies that after buying the games, he would sell them to local game shops, the newspaper reported. On at least one occasion, McGhee allegedly met Lulow and other person and brought a box of marked down games to a checkout lane, where they sold the games to each other, according to the Times. McGhee also marked down 22 games and sold them to friends, the newspaper reported.