Authorities asking for help in locating a Prattville "quick-change artist" | Crime
PRATTVILLE, AL (WSFA) - Central Alabama CrimeStoppers is asking for the public's help to identify a "quick-change" or "flim flam" artist in Prattville.
Authorities say the black male entered the Prattville Walmart and used a $100 bill to purchase plates and cups. The suspect talked to the clerk into confusion over the exchange of cash and ended up with as much as $600 as change in return.
CrimeStoppers says this subject has also been active in the Montgomery area - he recently used the same trick at the Chantilly Walmart.
Police say this is not an uncommon scam. The suspect is versed in procedure used by cashiers and cam turn that procedure against them.
Central Alabama CrimeStoppers asks that all retail locations be wary of this scam and be on the look out for this man and possible companions using this scam in the river region.
Prattville Police are asking for help to identify the man in these photos. If you know his identity, you are asked to contact the Prattville Police Department or Central Alabama CrimeStoppers at 215-STOP.