What Is Shoplifting?


Shoplifting is the criminal action of stealing goods from a shop while pretending to be a customer. It is also known as boosting, five-finger discount, or shrinkage. If a person is caught shoplifting they are charged for theft and end up having a criminal record which could limit their chances of getting a job or joining college.
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Shoplifting is another way of saying stealing. It is taking something that is being sold and not paying for it. It is against the law, so don't ever do it!
This degree of theft is a Class C felony and is defined as theft of property from a person but also includes theft from a building that has been left unoccupied or destroyed due to
Shoplifting refers to stealing items from a store.
It's an impossible question to answer. The "skillset" of individual shoplifters vary. There are likely a cadre of shoplifters who get caught in their first (and only)
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to steal (merchandise) as a shoplifter.
to shoplift merchandise.
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