Police: Levittown Man Busted for Drugs and Gift Card Scam

Trio accused of scamming Home Depot to buy substance believed to be heroin.

Editor's Note: This article was written by Ed Robinson.

A Levittown man and two others were arrested Wednesday for scamming Home Depot and using the money they received to buy drugs, Nassau County police said.

Husam Elghonami, 24, allegedly stole items from branches of the home improvement store along with Nicholas Scuro, 25, of Massapequa and Kurt Walther, 22, of Wantagh.

They would then return the items and got back debit or gift cards, which they sold to a pawn shop for cash, police said. In all they netted $28,800 from 37 cards, according to police.

On Wednesday police said they saw the three steal from Home Depot, sell the gift cads and then buy a substance believed to be heroin.

Cops arrested them an hour later on Hempstead Turnpike in Uniondale.

All were charged with grand larceny. Scuro and Walther were charged with three counts of drug possession, while Elghonami was charged with two counts of drug possession.
Permanent82 January 23, 2014 at 11:28 PM
lawful January 30, 2014 at 09:54 PM
Steve Young was here! Ha!!!
Blindboy Fuller March 01, 2014 at 03:52 AM
If there were one hundred dicks in front of me I wouldn't suck 99 of them" ACTUAL QUOTE FROM STEVE YOUNG
lawful March 31, 2014 at 08:47 AM
At least I'm not sucking a dick for heroin. The L-Town Ghetto never gets any sunnier does it? Zombies is a what you all are. The walking dead. Just look at my man in that picture, looks down right ghoulish.


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