shoplifting

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Feds Take Down 'Violent' $20 Million Shoplifting Ring

Some of the group's 22 members allegedly almost ran over an Abercrombie & Fitch employee and knocked down a baby stroller during their decade-long crime spree.
Allie Conti
9.7.17
crime

Men Accused of Shoplifting $18K of Groceries From Hip Brooklyn Food Coop

The Park Slope Food Coop currently has more than 17,000 members, who are each required to work a two-hour-and-45-minute shift at the store every month.
Jelisa Castrodale
1.5.17
belk bowl

Arkansas Player Suspended from Belk Bowl for 'Alleged Shoplifting Attempt' at Belk Store

Jeremy Sprinkle allegedly tried to take items valued in excess of the gift card all players got to spend at the Belk store.
Sean Newell
12.29.16
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
11.2.16
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Man Attempts to Conceal Seven-Foot Venetian Blind in His Clothes, Fails Impressively

A king amongst men.
Carlton Férment
10.19.16
Stuff

We Meet the Addicts Stealing Meat for Money Tonight on VICELAND

In tonight's season finale of 'Black Market' Michael K. Williams talks with the young Brits who shoplift in order to buy drugs.
VICE Staff
8.9.16
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Watch This Walmart Thief Mow Down an Employee and Escape on an Electric Scooter

Top speed of this bandit's getaway vehicle? 4 mph!
Matthew James-Wilson
7.26.16
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This Shoplifting Seagull Will Teach You How to Steal Like a Pro

Let this be a lesson to all would-be crooks.
VICE Staff
5.24.16
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This Financial Fraudster Made His Son Shoot Him in an Attempt to Stay Out of Prison

Shannon Egeland​ ordered his teenaged son to shoot him, then told cops he was injured while trying to help a pregnant woman—an ignominious end to a criminal career that's included fraud, shoplifting, and selling prescription drugs.
Helen Donahue
5.12.16
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
3.22.16
crime

A Nun Has Been Charged with Shoplifting Coffee and Snacks

While Sister Agnes may seek forgiveness from the Lord, she will have to deal with more earthly authorities in the meantime.
Nick Rose
3.19.16
Stuff

Talking Down Gunmen and Breaking Up Fights: 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
3.15.16
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