Teen cashier caught stealing money from customers’ cards at Brooklyn grocery: NYPD

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FORT GREENE, Brooklyn – A Brooklyn grocery store cashier was busted on the job for skimming cash off customers' debit cards.

The suspect, a 17-year old who said she was doing it to help her mom pay rent. It happened at the Red Apple Supermarket on Myrtle Avenue near Fort Greene.

Police say from April to June, the cashier took $14,000 from dozens of people. The cashier is accused grabbing extra money off cash-back debit card transactions.

A shock to customers who didn't know of the scam until PIX11 told them about the arrest.

"I don't know who to trust now, that's why I don't buy anything on credit card," a shopper said.

If you've shopped at that store - check your debit card history.

The teenage suspect is now facing grand larceny charges.