April Jeanette Lee, 22, is accused of embezzling $ 8,471.1 dollars from her employer, a Class C crime. She is charged with the crime in the Minot District Court.

Lee allegedly stole around 25 items and carried out several fraudulent cash and credit refunds in the two months she worked for the Southwest Minot store.

Lee said she needed extra money to pay for childcare and medical bills, according to an affidavit filed with the court.

According to the affidavit, she was also issued a quote prohibiting her from entering a TJ Maxx store in the future.

Get the latest news and more in your inbox