Scammer Holds Sale at Gas Station, Runs Off With Cash

Suspect pretended to buy a Minnesota gas station and then sold fuel at cut-rate prices.
1:37 | 05/22/13

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Everything now is back to normal this super America in Laconia. But one that always like -- -- here Saturday 385 a gallon cars lined up back to the street didn't seem too good to be true yes it was. But I figure what -- all the creative fire advisable here everybody else is a -- on midnight tomorrow. And inside everything half -- By 6 o'clock the gas was gone and the store was wiped out clean almost like -- -- was -- child's me and it felt married. Almost like. You know this morning this accounting I about it for good reason store officials say about 50000 dollars cash also gone could you believe it. You know. You know. The store owner was selling -- business the prospective buyer was running the store the owner says. The buyers sold everything at bargain prices pocketed the cash and took off they see and a regular yet you have like that. Sense that. Something was just not right down payment checks from those buyers didn't clear Carver County investigators confirm. They're looking into the theft in the cheap gas is also a big problem the carver county sheriff's department has also confirm that part of the investigation. Is the gas prices that were sold that day. There is a state law that does not allow you to sell gas prices. Below a certain level and undercut your competition now the owners just want their customers to know the gas discounts they get our legal. And -- open for honest business reporting in Laconia. 45 TV.

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