Man stuffs pennies in dime rolls in W. Pa. rip-off

MEYERSDALE, Pa. (AP) - October 12, 2011

That's why police in Meyersdale are looking for the man who stuffed pennies into dime wrappers and used the rolls to buy merchandise at a Dollar General store on Monday.

The man put dimes on the ends of each roll so the cashier wouldn't realize they were otherwise filled with pennies. A legitimate roll of dimes is worth $5 and this man used eight rolls - meaning the clerk believed the man had paid $40 when, in fact, the rolls contained a fraction of that amount.

Police tell the Daily American of Somerset the man got away with the purchase before clerks realized what happened.

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