Former Lowe’s employee arrested for larceny
A former Lowe’s delivery manager in Wilkesboro, N.C., has been accused of selling store merchandise on eBay and using the company’s shipping system to send the items to buyers.
According to a report in the Winston-Salem Journal, Bryan Norman, 28, admitted to police that he would post items on eBay and then take them off the shelf when they sold. Then Norman would go to the store’ Internet sales area in the receiving department and process the order, according to the newspaper.
The thefts had been going on since September 2009 and ended on Sept. 9, 2011, according to court records. The wholesale cost of the allegedly stolen items was $57,451. They were described as mostly small appliances, including Dyson vacuums.
Norman turned himself in on Oct. 5 and has been charged with six felony counts of larceny by an employee, according to the newspaper.