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J.C. Penney Cashier — Actually Thinking He’d Get Away With This — Gives Himself 99.45% Discount on $20,000 Worth of Jewelry

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When a deep discount becomes a grand theft.

Jessy Bonefant, a 25-year-old cashier at a J.C. Penney store in Orlando, FL, has been charged with fraud and grand theft after allegedly giving himself a 99.45 percent discount on $21,832.58 worth of jewelry he ordered from the store, the Orlando Sentinel reports. The article says that Bonefant paid just $120 for the 15-piece order, allegedly making the fraudulent transaction using someone else’s account on a J.C. Penney register. The retailer’s IT department then flagged the discount as “excessively high,” which prompted a loss-prevention review. The article reports that Bonefant subsequently confessed to police.

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