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Surveillance footage catches change machine scammers

April 7, 2014

LANCASTER, Penn. — A pair of criminals, Justin Michael Jenkins and Andrew Michael McCracken, attempted to steal from a change machine, but surveillance footage caught them in the act, according to My Conestoga Valley News.

The two men inserted bills with a string attached to them into a change machine at Highland Car Wash. Their plan was to receive the change from the bills, and then remove them from the machine by yanking them out.

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When the money became stuck in the machine, the men complained to an employee. The employee spoke with the owner, who watched the surveillance footage, which showed the reason why the money was stuck.

The owner notified the police, who arrested the men at the wash, while they were still waiting for their money to be returned.

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