3 men accused in Home Depot gift card scam

According to police the men are accused of stealing nearly $29,000 worth of merchandise from Home Deport stores across Nassau County. (1/24/14)

WOODBURY - Police say three men are accused of running a Home Depot gift card scam to fuel their heroin habits.

According to police, the men are accused of stealing nearly $29,000 worth of merchandise from Home Deport stores across Nassau County. 

The men have been identified as Husam Elghonami, Kirt Walther and Nicholas Scuro. 

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Officials say the men would return the items to the store for gift cards, then pawn them for cash to buy drugs. 

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