Burger Up Employee Steals Credit Card – “I regretted it the moment I did it”

Aparna Krishnan had a court date today where she faced 3 charges of Credit Card Fraud, and Theft, from when she worked at Burger Up. Krishnan admitted to taking the wallet of a co-worker, containing a drivers license, cash, and multiple credit cards. Her court date was reset for 11/29 but let’s recap what happened to get us to this point.

Krishnan stole a co-worker’s wallet from Burger Up and took an Uber to Aldi’s where she used the victim’s Mastercard at Aldi’s to make one purchase for $24.20, leaves the store, and then returns for a second purchase of $65.79. When asked by detectives about the transactions, Krishnan stated “I regretted it the moment I did it”. Earlier on the same day, Krishnan used the victim’s credit card at the Marathon Gas Station on the 1100 block of Woodland, where she made one transaction, left the store, and once again went back inside to make a second purchase using the card. All events were recorded on video and admitted to by Krishnan.

Krishnan was already on probation in Nashville from a DUI in May of 2016 (at 11th / Gartland, no surprise!)

MNPD Affidavit

On 9/14/17, the victim called police to report that her wallet had been stolen from her workplace, Burger Up. Inside the wallet was the victim’s drivers license, cash, and multiple credit cards. The victim’s stolen Mastercard was then used at the Marathon Gas station at 1101 Woodland St and twice at the Aldis at 615 Gallatin Pke. The victim stated she and the defendant worked together at Burger Up and had been on shift together the day the wallet went missing. The victim, who stated she never watched the security video, stated that the defendant was wearing a multicolored button up shirt and blue jeans, with her hair up, during their shift. The description fits that of the subject in the security video from the Marathon and Aldis. The victim and defendant’s manager, Brandon Ingle, viewed the security video from the Marathon Gas Station. He stated he identified the defendant in the video from working with her and from what she had been wearing in both the video and during her shift. Upon speaking to the defendant, she admitted to going to the Marathon Gas Station after her shift and identified herself as the female in a still photograph from the security video. She also admitted to taking an Uber to the Aldis and identified herself in the photograph from the Aldi security video. When asked if she took the credit card, she stated yes. These events occurred in Davidson County.

Marathon Station

On 9/14/17, (victim)’s wallet was stolen from Burger Up. Ms. Knight had a Mastercard in her wallet that was used at two locations following the time the wallet was stolen and the defendant left Burger Up. The credit card was used at the Marathon Gas Station at 1101 Woodland St for $3.27 around 1330hrs. Ms. (victim) and Brandon Ingle, both stated the defendant had been wearing a multicolored button up shirt, blue jeans, and had her hair up on the day the wallet was stolen. The security video from the Marathon Gas Station shows a female wearing a multicolored plaid shirt, blue jeans, and wearing her hair up. She is seen entering the gas station at 1329hrs. She makes one purchase using a credit card, leaves, and comes back into the gas station at 1333hrs. The defendant is seen making a second purchase using a credit card before leaving again. The defendant identified herself in the security video and stated that she made two purchases at the gas station during the time the stolen credit card was used. These events occurred in Davidson County.

Aldi’s

On 9/14/17, (victim)’s wallet was stolen from Burger Up. Ms. Knight had a Mastercard in her wallet that was used at two locations following the time the wallet was stolen and the defendant left Burger Up. The credit card was used at the Aldis at 615 Gallatin Ave for two purchases between 1420hrs and 1430hrs. Security video and credit card receipts were obtained for the time frame when the stolen Mastercard were used. The video shows a female wearing a multicolored shirt, blue jeans, and wearing her hair up enters Aldis. This matched the suspect description provided by Ms. (victim) and Brandon Ingle. The defendant makes one purchase for $24.20, goes back into the store, and returns for a second purchase of $65.79. The defendant identified herself on video and admitted to taking an Uber to Aldis on the day of the incident. Using the credit card receipt and security video, each item purchased on the stolen credit card could be identified. The defendant, when asked why she used the stolen credit card at Aldis, stated ‘I regretted it the moment I did it.” These events occurred in Davidson County.

 

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