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shoplifting

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People more likely to shoplift meat than iPhone 4 this Christmas

According to store security experts, gadgets--and the iPhone in particular--are only the fourth most likely shoplifted item. No. 1? Filet Mignon.

By December 4, 2011

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Making bogus bar codes: Just how hard is it?

First it was shoplifting, then it was ticket-switching, and now it's bar code fraud. Just how easy is it to make a fraudulent UPC? Easier than you think. But getting away with the crime is a different story.

By May 25, 2012

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Making fake bar codes: It's way easier than you think

First it was shoplifting, then ticket-switching. Now it's bar code fraud. Just how difficult is it to fake up a UPC label that reports a lower price? Not that hard, it turns out -- but getting away with it is another story. CNET's Jonas Tichenor reports.

May 29, 2012

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Ex-NBA star arrested for allegedly stealing from Apple store

Rex Chapman, formerly a player and executive in the NBA, is accused of stealing $14,000 worth of merchandise from the Apple store in Scottsdale, Ariz.

By September 20, 2014

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French woman uses eBay to fence stolen goods

French woman goes on daily shoplifting spree and then sells stolen items on eBay. She pocketed about $120,000 before being arrested.

By September 28, 2007

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The smartest flat-screen thief ever

Thinner flat-screens will surely be in at CES. In this ad, for LG, a thief shows precisely how to steal one from your local electronics store.

By January 7, 2012

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140 characters make a sentence as police tweet from court for a day

Order, order! West Midlands Police is tweeting from Birmingham Magistrates Court for a day.

By April 19, 2011

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They should stop making CDs

Thanks to streaming services and file sharing, there's little incentive to purchase music anymore, but when the record companies cease full-scale CD production, people will treasure CDs again.

By August 10, 2011

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Reports: Sprint fires chasers of Apple store thief

In the same mall where a man lost his finger during recent iPad robbery, two Sprint employees chase down shoplifter and are fired for breaking company policy.

By April 28, 2010

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Anarchist Shopdropping for Christmas

Artists subvert the shopping experience by "shopdropping" fake toys into stores.

By January 2, 2008