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    Shoplifting, Larceny, Robbery, Theft Shop Rite Shop llifting

    I was caught a few weeks ago shoplifting at ShopRite in Fairfield, CT. I paid roughly $59 for grocery items at the self check out but forgot to ring up Beet Juice, Tooth paste and one other item. The total of the items was probably between $20-25, I happily paid for the items, apologized for...
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    My ex-husband was accused of shoplifting at Walmart. The case was dropped but he is paranoid he will still be in the Walmart/retail database of shoplifters. Will he? If so how does he get removed since no charges were filed?
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    Shoplifting, Larceny, Robbery, Theft Shoplifting at Costco

    Dear Madam or Sir, I am a 72 year old retired woman. I was caught shoplifting toothbrush heads and batteries at Costco. The items were valued at $65. The police were called and I was charged with misdemeanor shoplifting. I was told that I am banned from Costco, but not for how long. I...
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    After 16 years I was reminded by a traffic officer that a warrant was issued for my arrest for shoplifting. I contacted the magistrate office to clear things up and I was instructed to get fingerprinted before a court date can be set. This charge is a nightmare which limits me on a...
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    Shoplifting, Larceny, Robbery, Theft Shoplifting

    I got caught shoplifting at a retail store. It was something I did that was unnecessary and stupid because I always go in and actually shop but I tend to grab a bracelet or one time I grabbed a tester the point is loss prevention said they knew about all the other times. So the day they caught...
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    Caught shoplifting at Kohls and wondering if I have to pay the fine

    Got caught shoplifting at Kohls while my mom was with me so they didn't call the cops. I gave them back all the items I stole and said that since I was 18 I wasn't a child anymore so I would have to pay the fine $175 presented on the paper. And that when I do pay it off then the ban will likely...
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    Shoplifting, Larceny, Robbery, Theft Costco Ban - shoplifting

    I was caught shoplifting at Costco and it is my first time doing it at this place. I'm 30 years old by the way. Somehow, I really wanted to buy this product that was worth around $10 but, i didn't have a Costco card with me and I wouldn't be able to buy it. Somehow, this crazy idea...stealing...
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    Burglary, Arson, Home Invasion First Time Shoplifting

    I got caught shoplifting at a department store today (under $150) and was brought to a room and signed 2 papers acknowledging that what they found was all I stole and another paper that they said would mean the store would "sue" me. They called the police but they were not able to come within 2...
  10. Civil Demand Letters, Retail Theft and Recovery

    Shoplifting, Larceny, Theft Civil Demand Letters, Retail Theft and Recovery

    Shoplifting and retail theft may consist of small amounts of money. However, it is a serious crime treated as larceny by the law and taken seriously by retail stores. If you have been caught shoplifting, you may have been told that you will receive a civil demand letter or you might be surprised...
  11. Shoplifting, Petty Theft and Return Fraud Charges

    Shoplifting, Larceny, Theft Shoplifting, Petty Theft and Return Fraud Charges

    This article will answer frequent questions about criminal charges for shoplifting, petty theft and retail/return fraud. What is the difference between shoplifting and fraud? Shoplifting is the theft of merchandise from a store or retail establishment. Return fraud typically involves either (a)...