Plastic bag ban leads to nationwide increase in shoplifting rates

US | Richard Thompson

‘We are getting a new type of offender that is taking advantage of the system’

Dale Peterson busted for shoplifting 'CASHEWS?!'

Politics | Jeff Poor

‘Authorities said Peterson ate a can of cashew nuts, put the empty can back on the store shelf and walked out’

Did a Portland couple shoplift $5 million worth of groceries? - TIME

| Steven Nelson (admin)

Safeway claims one sticky-fingered Oregon duo lifted everything from shampoo to DVDs over a span of many years

Man paid his bail with counterfeit cash - Philadelphia Daily News

| interns

Theft suspect claims the money came from gambling winnings

Robbers and retribution - NY Daily News

| interns

Asian storeowners in Brooklyn deter to public humiliation as punishment for robberies

Shoplifters in Queens must smile for the camera - NYT

US | interns

A Queens grocery store has a unique way of dealing with shoplifters that tests civil and legal rights

Police look for man who stole $600 in Rogaine - AOL News

US | Pat McMahon

A man, with no apparent baldness, is wanted in Pennsylvania for stealing $600 worth of Rogaine