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Tackle shop employee arrested in lottery ticket scam in Frisco

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Posted at 10:28 AM, May 15, 2015
and last updated 2015-05-15 10:29:50-04
Jermaine Joseph Lopez

Jermaine Joseph Lopez

Frisco, N.C. – A worker at a tackle shop in Frisco has been arrested in a scam involving winning lottery tickets cashed at the shop.

41-year-old Jermaine Joseph Lopez of Buxton has been charged with felony larceny by employee.

When a customer cashed in a winning lottery ticket Lopez allegedly would also take money, making it appear that the total payout had gone to the person cashing in the ticket. This happened numerous times according to the Dare County Sheriff’s Office.

Lopez was released on a $30,000 secured bond.