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Fake Target Employee Steals $17K In iPods

Imposter Target Employee Steals $17K in iPodsIf you've ever had the misfortune of accidentally wearing a red shirt into a Target store, chances are pretty good that you were tapped on the shoulder by some other customer. The store's red shirts are so noticeable that it's hard to not assume anyone wearing red there is an employee. That's exactly the impression a man in Miami Beach, Florida exploited to walk off with $17-thousand worth of Apple's iPod Touch music players.

The man, 24-year-old Antonio McKenzie, simply threw on a red polo and wandered into a number of Target stores in southern Florida. On his way to a store's electronics section, he'd help out a few customers before helping himself to the iPods on the shelf. He'd then simply walk out with the devices without anyone stopping him. His antics were noticed on camera, however, and he's currently on the run from the North Miami Police Department.

So, always look for the logo before assuming someone is an employee -- especially if they're walking out of the store with an armful of expensive electronics.

From CBS4

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Tags: iPod, Target, Theft, Touch

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