ABC 17 News reported on Wednesday that 100 prepaid cell phones were purchased at two Missouri Walmarts over the weekend, and employees reported the incidents to authorities.
The Columbia Police Department was notified on Monday of a suspicious purchase at the Walmart on Conley Road. According to the police report, several men bought dozens of phones around 9:30 Friday night.
ABC 17 New talked to a witness who didn’t want to be identified said the men paid with cash.
Who needs hundreds of cell phones? According to the employees it is very unusual for this many phones to be bought at one time.
The article does not say if it is the same men doing the purchases.