Month: December 2011

‘Tis the season to steal

By SARAH SKIDMORE, AP Retail Writer – 3 days ago More than spirits are being lifted this holiday season. During the four weeks leading up to Christmas this year, an estimated $1.8 billion in merchandise will be shoplifted from U.S. retailers, according to The Global Retail Theft Barometer, a survey of retailers worldwide. That’s up …

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Holiday Season Supermarket Heists Caught on Camera: More Food Stolen at the Checkout Counter

This article is from ABC New Nightline. Read the original story here Many of us have been shopping for a turkey this week, but a few have been grabbing some extra “stuffing.” As supermarkets security cameras across the country have captured, there usually a sudden 25 percent spike of people stealing groceries, according to Larry …

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