ORMOND BEACH, Fla. (AP) – Police say a man took $32,000 in food and cash from a central Florida restaurant where he worked as a part-time server.
Ormond Beach police say 27-year-old Anthony Liang was “manipulating food service receipts” at Red Bowl restaurant for almost a year before his arrest in Oct. 31.
The Daytona Beach News-Journal reports that while patrons were getting their meals, the receipts didn’t reflect that had paid.
Investigators say he told customers there was a special on their meals and showed them the real price, and a second price in hopes of getting a higher tip. The report says he then changed the price to zero and pocketed the money.
Liang was charged with grand theft. Records don’t say whether he has a lawyer.
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