Downingtown woman fined, banned from stores after admitting theft
NORRISTOWN >> A Downingtown woman was given five years of probation for stealing from the Nordstrom shop where she worked.
Natalie A. Orsini, of the 100 block of Sills Lane, pleaded guilty to a felony charge of theft by unlawful taking in Montgomery County Court in front of Judge William R. Carpenter, according to court documents.
Orsini was arrested after a loss prevention officer for the Gulph Road Nordstrom in King of Prussia interviewed her about suspicious transactions, according to the criminal complaint. Upon questioning, Orsini admitted to making fraudulent returns and crediting the refunds to gift cards, taking money from the register and stealing merchandise.
Between Jan. 1 and July 5 of 2015, Orsini admitted to 16 different incidents that involved stealing amounts between $45.58 and $360.30, the complaint said. The total loss to Nordstrom was reported as $2,234.34.
In addition to her sentence of five years of court supervision, Orsini was ordered to pay back the amount of money that was taken from Norsdtrom, as well as pay a fine of $300. Judge Carpenter also ordered Orsini to stay away from Nordstrom stores.