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Walmart Got Trojan Horsed

Thief dresses as Wal-Mart worker, walks out door with four HDTVs
Posted 12:10 pm, February 22, 2016, by Tribune Media Wire, Updated at 12:51pm, February 22, 2016

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. — A Virginia man dressed in a Walmart uniform stole four televisions from a store in Chesterfield County, according to officials.

According to police, the man was wearing a blue Walmart vest. As shown on surveillance video, he placed four HDTVs in a shopping cart and walked out of the store through an emergency exit.

“They were loaded into a waiting, full-size SUV,” a Chesterfield County/Colonial Heights Crime Solvers spokesperson told WTVR.

The crime was reported on Jan. 14. The suspect was not an employee at the store or any neighboring Walmart stores.

“He was approximately 5 feet 10 inches tall and had a thin build. He wore tan cargo pants and a light gray, hooded sweatshirt under the blue Walmart vest,” the spokeswoman said.
This kid is brilliant. I nominate him for the next President of United States.

The problem with robbing a store known for low prices is that you have to steal a whole lot just to make it worthwhile.

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Oh thank God. Thought it was a story of mass-impregnating of single mothers.


What size were the tellers? 24 inchers?
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aren't trojan horses used for infiltration / penitration? if they got trojan horsed, he'd be adding to the tv stock, not taking away.
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You are not using that term right at all. At all.
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There are a lot of ways to rob a store. This is one of the smarter ways to do it. He should be allowed to keep the TV's.
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I doubt anyone that works there would have stopped him anyway.
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Hey, that's awesome!
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There are a lot of ways to rob a store. This is one of the smarter ways to do it. He should be allowed to keep the TV's.
He didn't rob the store. He committed theft.
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aren't trojan horses used for infiltration / penitration? if they got trojan horsed, he'd be adding to the tv stock, not taking away.
Huh? So when the Greeks used the Trojan Horse to enter the City of Troy was to send them more soldiers?
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Huh? So when the Greeks used the Trojan Horse to enter the City of Troy was to send them more soldiers?
no, but it was used to get their own troops in
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So the emergency exits aren't alarmed?

...asking for a friend.
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I thought this thread was going to be about someone wheeling a huge trojan horse into Walmart and then, late at night, a bunch of target employees were going to stream out of it and take over the place.

I'm a little disappointed.
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I thought this thread was going to be about someone wheeling a huge trojan horse into Walmart and then, late at night, a bunch of target employees were going to stream out of it and take over the place.

I'm a little disappointed.
So are those Target employees still sitting inside the trojan horse.
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Forget the goddamn horse. The horse is not important. Are we electing this kid for POTUS or not?

Damn otters.
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The store must have been robbed for her pleasure.
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aren't trojan horses used for infiltration / penitration?
g! ???
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Hey, that's awesome!
This never gets old.
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I hope he went for the 4K sets and not those old 1080p ones.
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I thought this thread was going to be about someone wheeling a huge trojan horse into Walmart and then, late at night, a bunch of target employees were going to stream out of it and take over the place.

I'm a little disappointed.
Could have been a Circuit City "dry run".
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The store must have been robbed for her pleasure.
I see what you did there.
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Smart guy... good load, and it appears he didn't get caught.
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Too bad they don't carry any OLED sets in their stores.
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I thought this was going to be about their website getting a web virus.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trojan_horse_(computing)
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Forget the goddamn horse. The horse is not important. Are we electing this kid for POTUS or not?

Damn otters.
This is killing me ... What movie is this from? A guy uses a bad metaphor, the audience focuses on the literal aspect (or other tangents) and loses sight of the message, the original person loses his shit.

Back to the point ... A couple of years some kid did this. I'm not sure if it was are here or if it was a bigger story though. He dressed as a Walmart employee and hit several different Walmarts. If I remember correctly, he did some wild shit like running a cash register and pocketing cash up to posing as a manager and getting into the office to take cash.

Edited to add: Here it is. Norman, Oklahoma. 17-year old kid. Slick! http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/0...n_4762411.html

A 17-year-old Oklahoma boy fired from Walmart for stealing scammed the superstore out of thousands of dollars, authorities said.

"He's intelligent, he's brave ... he's very confident at what he's doing and he plays the part well," Sgt. Jeremey Lewis of the Moore Police Department told The Huffington Post on Monday.

According to Lewis, the teen, who police have not publicly named due to his age, was an employee of an Oklahoma City Walmart before he was fired for allegedly stealing money. Down but not out, the teen went to a Walmart in nearby Edmond on Black Friday, police said.

"He told them he was there from another Walmart to help with Black Friday," Lewis said. "They put him at a register. He worked for about six hours and took all the cash that he made."

The haul, authorities said, totaled about $3,000.

When the manager of the Edmond Walmart realized what happened, he notified police and the company's corporate headquarters. Local authorities launched an investigation and the retail giant sent a message to nearby Walmarts, notifying them of the alleged theft.

Despite the alert, managers at a Walmart in Moore did not recognize the teen when he showed up there in December, Lewis said.

"He presented himself as a general manager of another Walmart," Lewis said. "He said he needed to run some audits on some of the registers and on the store. He even talked to one of the customer service managers, who took him into the cash room."

While in the cash room, the customer service manager was called to assist another employee. It was during that time, Lewis said, that the teen stuffed his pants with "around $36,000." Adding insult to injury, the teen allegedly hugged the manager on his way out of the office.

Police said the caper was no small feat for a novice.

"The cash room he was in is where we go to collect returned checks and checks people have fraudulently written," Lewis said. "It's like going into Fort Knox. They don't allow anyone in that room including us, so he must have been very convincing."

The teen pressed his luck at a Walmart in Norman late last month, authorities said. That's when he was taken into custody.

"He's in jail right now," Lewis said. "He's charged with a type of grand larceny that's basically obtaining money by false pretenses. If he's charged as an adult -– which is actually what we are trying to do -- we'll release his name, the [surveillance] video and everything."

As for the cash the teen is accused of stealing -- Walmart likely won't be seeing it anytime soon.

"He's 17, so he blew it pretty quick," Lewis said.

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