When you work at a convenience store in Brooklyn, you have to learn to pick your battles. For example, candy bars are going to get stolen every once in a while. When this happens, you can do one of two things: ignore it and take the loss, or drag the shoplifter back into the building kicking and scr ... More >>
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The above surveillance tape from Smoking Tattoos on St. Mark's shows the theft of four vaporizers after repeated visits to the store by a group of young people. The Local Blog over at the Times obtained the footage, in which you can clearly see the group milling about and plotting their theft. Why c ... More >>
Today Adweek has a helpful and revealing list of the items people steal from retailers the most. Apparently, we're a criminal lot, with one in 11 people stealing something he or she didn't pay for -- and 70 percent of shoplifters (most of whom are adults who also have jobs) saying they didn't plan ... More >>
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Shoplifting pics at Khim's. (via Brooklyn Paper)Lots of people don't think twice about stealing a drink or a pack of gum from the local deli. Not so for customers of Khim's Millennium Market, who face the prospect of having their image marked thief and posted on the front of the store. Sounds ... More >>
In the aftermath of the Caroline Giuliani shoplifting incident, what has surprised us hasn't been the fact that she shoplifted (seems like a clear case of Winona Ryder Syndrome, paired with an array of "Getting Back at Daddy" issues, not that we're therapists or anything).
Last Christmas season, Staten Island D.A. Daniel Donovan cracked down on shoplifting at the Staten Island Mall by putting pictures of offenders in an attractive video display. This year he's doing it again. You can see the video at the D.A.'s web site, complete with 1980s movie theater trai ... More >>
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