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Nordstrom Worker Accused Of Selling Stolen Items

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Nordstrom Worker Accused Of Selling Stolen Items

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Nordstrom Worker Accused Of Selling Stolen Items

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A Nordstrom warehouse worker created a mini department store in his living room — displaying fancy watches and hand bags at very good prices. He even took orders. Police noticed him when he wore a bulky winter coat to work on a hot summer day and made lots of trips to his car.

LINDA WERTHEIMER, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Linda Wertheimer, with the story of a struggling small business. A Nordstrom warehouse worker created a mini-department store in his living room, displaying fancy watches and handbags at very good prices. He even took orders. Police noticed him when he wore a bulky winter coat to work on a hot summer day and made lots of trips to his car. Cops found $40,000 worth of goods. Now the police are out shopping for his customers. It's MORNING EDITION.

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