Two Florida men may be charged with grand larceny, but you can’t deny they put a lot of heart into getting Christmas presents.
Police say that the heart of this shoplifting scam was a fake heart attack.
Tarus Scott enters a Florida Walmart with his buddy Genard Dupree.
According to police, the two start loading stuff in a cart, including a Barbie corvette and Barbie vacation house.
Investigators say as they go towards the door, Dupree gently gets down on the floor and clutches his chest.
Eventually a shopper notices and starts to look for help.
Meanwhile, Scott, with the loaded cart, slips out the door, and as soon as the cart clears the store, Dupree recovers.
It’s a Christmas miracle.
Police say then the two meet in the parking lot and take off.
The fake heart attack caused Walmart to examine their security cam video.
They discovered the theft, and the sheriff’s department had no trouble identifying the suspects since both had long arrest records.
Scott had recently been released from prison after serving 10 years for armed robbery.
The sheriff says he wishes them a Merry Christmas from their county jail.
Watch the video of the shoplifting scam in the player above.