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Irvington Man Arrested After Falsely Returning More Than 17K in Abercrombie and Fitch Merchandise

Short Hills New Jersey

An Irvington man, employee at Short Hills Mall, was arrested after fraudulently returning more than $17,000, police said.

According to police, 24-year-old Phillip D. Lee, of Irvington, made 43 fake returns between Dec. 22, 2014 and Jan. 13 of this year at Abercrombie and Fitch.

In a release, police said Lee allegedly credited the store's accounts for $17,329.83 worth of merchandise that was never returned.

Lee was arrested on Feb. 4, and since has been charged with theft, police said.

He was released pending a court appearance, police added.