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Woman Accused Of Bilking More Than $15,000 From Mentor Furniture Store

According to police, Jerrie Gardner would cancel transactions at Levin Furniture and then credit it to a credit card

A woman from Canton is accused of stealing more than $15,000 from the Levin Furniture in Mentor.

Jerrie Gardner, 42, worked at the store.

Mentor Police Lt. Tim Allen said that Gardner would cancel transactions at the store and then credit the value of the purchse to a credit card.

During the last four months, she credited 32 transactions to the same card, Allen said.

The total value of the credited transactions was $15,474.

Gardner was arrested Monday and charged with a felony count of theft. She was arraigned Tuesday in Mentor Municipal Court. Judge John Trebets set her bond at $10,000, which was not posted.

Frank Smith February 20, 2013 at 04:12 PM
I use to see this trick done on credit cards when I worked for the bank the best one was when they would send in bogus payments inflate there credit line cash advance the card and the bank would be out the money sometimes the would wash duty money this way too I always said you will always get caught when frauding banks and money I hope she has to repay all that money

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