Kroger argues it shouldn’t be liable for arrest of customer its workers thought was passing a fake $100 bill

Kroger’s lawyer, Matthew Moffett of Gray, Rust, St. Amand, Moffett & Brieske, argued that the police were to blame, not the grocery store, when Najah Briggs was arrested and falsely charged with counterfeiting and forgery. Moffett asked the court to reverse a $500,000 verdict against Kroger.

“What happened here is the police officer made the wrong call,” said Moffett.

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