A 24-year-old lady from upstate New York has been charged with grand theft in Florida, the place authorities allege she used her boyfriend’s bank card to depart a $5,000 tip for a waitress who’d served her breakfast.
PEOPLE confirms the allegations in opposition to Serina Wolfe, 24, via on-line courtroom data.
Upset along with her boyfriend for refusing to pay for her return flight to New York, the legal grievance alleges Wolfe and her boyfriend argued, main him to place a maintain on his bank card.
Not lengthy after, the grievance states that he had the maintain lifted, and Wolfe — who lives in Buffalo — allegedly used it to pay the invoice for her meal the morning of June 27.
Wolfe allegedly left a $5,000 tip on a $55 invoice, in accordance with the grievance — or 10,000 %.
The meal passed off on the Clear Sky Beachside Cafe in Clearwater, Florida.
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The boyfriend filed a grievance after disputing the cost along with his bank card firm.
In response to the grievance, the restaurant had already turned over the beneficiant tip to the waitress.
Wolfe, the grievance alleges, initially denied making the cost however finally confessed and turned over her boyfriend’s card.
It was unclear Thursday if Wolfe had appeared in courtroom to enter a plea to the felony cost. Data on her lawyer was additionally unavailable.