shoplifting

The VICE Guide to Right Now

A Thief Apologised for Stealing From Woolworths After 43 Years

The guilt gets you in the end.
Wendy Syfret
7.16.18
Stuff

People's Stories of All the Times They Got Caught Shoplifting

A festive special, just in time for the final round of this year's panicked Christmas shopping/stealing.
Tom Usher
12.19.16
Drugs

The Heroin Addicts Who Steal from Supermarkets to Fund Their Use

I hung with a couple of them to see what their world is like.
Max Daly
12.1.16
Fashion

A Felt Artist Recreated the UK's Most Shoplifted Items

British artist Lucy Sparrow took a humorous look at the everyday criminal act of shoplifting.
Kevin Holmes
11.3.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Man Attempts to Conceal 7ft Venetian Blind in His Clothes, Fails Impressively

A King Amongst Men.
Carlton Férment
10.20.16
Stuff

Why Stealing Legos May Be the Perfect Crime

A recent undercover sting operation busted a Lego thief in Portland, but thanks to the toy bricks' high price and the ease of reselling them online, stealing them has become a lucrative trade.
Allie Conti
3.23.16
Stuff

Guns, Piles of Shit and Duck Breasts: The Life of a Supermarket Security Guard

Finding the lifeless body of a homeless person next to the supermarket is never easy, even the third time it happens.
Pierre, as told to Flamen Keuj
3.16.16
Stuff

Inside the World of Professional Shoplifters

I spoke to a seasoned shoplifter and one of the "store detectives" tasked with catching people like her in the act.
Maya Oppenheim
12.15.15
daily vice

Watch Distortion Pedal Maker Dr. Blankenstein Show Off His Shop in Today's 'Daily VICE'

We also dig through the spoils of Tumblr's shoplifting community, make some Victorian hair art, and explore the life and times of former pro skater Ali Boulala.
Daily VICE
12.1.15
The Incarceration Issue

​An Indigenous Woman on the Run

My personal cycle of incarceration.
VICE Staff
9.7.15
The VICE Guide to Right Now

This Guy Allegedly Shoplifted by Putting Steaks in His Colostomy Bag

It's such a bad idea, one can't help but wonder if he just wanted to put steaks in his colostomy bag.
Mike Pearl
8.12.15
News

Half of This Florida Town's Crime Happens in Walmart

Port Richey is a town of about 2.1 square miles and 2,600 residents. Those residents pay for police officers that are hardly around, because they're constantly dealing with the criminal activity at Walmart.
​Jon Silman
4.17.15
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