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Wednesday, 30 July 2014 07:04

Maiden Woman Accused of Embezzling from Wal-Mart

Meghan Black Cook Meghan Black Cook courtesy of Lincoln Co. Sheriff's Office

33-year-old Meghan Black Cook of H.E. Propst Road in Maiden has been arrested by Lincoln Co. Sheriff’s Officers on one felony count of embezzlement.

Cook is accused of embezzling money from the Wal-Mart store on N.C. Highway 73 in Denver where she was an employee.  Wal-Mart Loss Prevention told Officers that Cook made 51 cash refund receipts for medication that had been purchased and took money totaling $4,035.  The incidents occurred between April 2 and July 24 of this year.

Cook confessed to the theft and was placed in the Harven A. Crouse Detention Center under a $10,000 secured bond.  She will appear in District Court on August 7.

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