Police: 'Flimflam' women wanted in Starkville

Police are trying to locate two women in connection to a “flimflam” scam.

Posted: Mar. 20, 2019 3:45 PM

STARKVILLE, Miss. (WTVA) - Police are trying to locate two women in connection to a “flimflam” scam.

The incident happened Thursday at the Kroger on Highway 12 West, Starkville police said.

Police said the women distracted the clerk in the customer service area and caused deliberate confusion while receiving change.

They reportedly spoke with a heavy foreign accent.

During the scam, commonly called a “flimflam,” they left the store with more than $2,000, police said.

Police are asking anyone who has information about this to contact the Starkville Police Department at 662-323-4131 or Golden Triangle Crime Stoppers at 1-800-530-7151.

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