Home Depot loss prevention officer charged in theft investigation

A Miami-area investigation into three suspects accused of stealing $260,000 in merchandise from multiple Home Depot stores has determined that at least one of the accused works for the retailer. As a loss prevention officer.

The Miami Dade Police Department, a local affiliate of NBC reports, conducted an investigation into more than a quarter million dollars of missing merchandise. The three people are accused of stealing products from Home Depot stores throughout Miami-Dade County. The police alleged in a statement that one of the accused, the loss prevention officer, was stealing “from the very stores that he is paid to protect.”