Surveillance shows Target employee pocketing gift cards

Surveillance shows Target employee pocketing gift cards (Image 1)
Surveillance shows Target employee pocketing gift cards (Image 1)

A man was arrested in west Nashville on Tuesday for allegedly stealing from his own employer.

Eric Wilson, 21, has been an employee at Target at the Nashville West shopping center on Charlotte Pike since November 2013.

Over a few nights. as management counted Wilson’s cash register, suspicions arose when large amounts of funds were not seen.

According to surveillance video, the employee was seen ringing up various store gift cards, tendering them as cash, and pocketing them.

Police say a total of $1,700.49 was taken from the store between May 26 and June 2.

Wilson was booked into the Metro jail on $2,500 bond.

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