An employee who worked at All Fleet and Automotive Service in Woodstock, GA, faces a charge of felony theft for steeling cash from the business. He would collect cash from customers for repairs that had been completed and then delete the work order from the computer and pocket the cash. The employee no longer works at the business.
Below is the article as it appeared on the Northeast Cobb Patch website.
Local Man Stole Cash From Woodstock Employer
February 18, 2011
Car repairs sometimes seem like a ripoff, but Woodstock police say a shop worker’s scam made victims out of his employer and the customers.
Cobb County resident Justin Johnson, 35, faces a charge of felony theft by taking from his time working at All Fleet and Automotive Service on Main Street in Woodstock. He no longer works for All Fleet.
A police investigation turned up evidence that Johnson collected cash from customers paying for repairs, then pocketed the money and deleted the work order from All Fleet’s computer.
The business had noticed a sharp drop in cash sales the past few months, police said in a news release Thursday. But the crime didn’t come to light until a customer made a claim on a repair for which All Fleet had no record, even though the customer had a receipt.
To read the entire article on the Northeast Cobb Patch website, visit http://northeastcobb.patch.com/articles/local-man-stole-cash-from-woodstock-employer.