PHOENIX — A store manager has been arrested after reportedly stealing over $100,000 in cash from a North Phoenix Walmart.
Phoenix police report that on February 28 they arrested Troy Fusilier, age 37, at the Walmart where he worked near Tatum Boulevard and Bell Road.
Walmart discovered "large amounts of cash shortages over a period of months," and began an audit. The audit reportedly showed that $106,251 was missing over ten months.
Surveillance video reportedly shows Fusilier removing small stacks of $20 bills, estimated to be about $1,000 to $1,600, on multiple occasions.
Upon his arrest, Fusilier allegedly told police that he estimated that he stole about $50,000. He reportedly said he did this because his income was "insufficient to support his family."
Police say Fusilier also admitted to a severe gambling problem, using a 'significant amount of money' to purchase lottery tickets.
He has been charged with theft and fraud.
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