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Starbucks employee allegedly duped in scam

Posted at 12:19 PM, Feb 14, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-14 13:19:48-05

LINCOLN, Neb. (KMTV) — This week, a Starbucks employee in Lincoln became the victim of an apparent scam while on the job.

The employee said she received a call from a person claiming to be a manager at another store and that he instructed her to wire money to cover a FedEx delivery fee. The woman reportedly took money out of the safe and sent money-grams in the amount of $1,500 to an unknown person.

The total loss was $1,516 according to police.