Shoplifting is a popular term used for the unnoticed theft of goods from an open
retail establishment, as opposed to burglary robbery ...
Every state's penal code includes provisions that apply to shoplifting (usually
under the umbrella of theft or larceny statutes), and penalties can be harsh ...
Learn about the laws, penalties and civil consequences of a shoplifting charge in
Pennsylvania. Find out if you can avoid a conviction and criminal record.
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What you may not realize, is that charges for shoplifting can range from an
infraction or misdemeanor to a felony, depending on state criminal law and what
Shoplifting generally refers to the theft of merchandise from a store or place of
business. Shoplifting is a type of larceny, which simply means taking the property.
You could be convicted of larceny, a misdemeanor, and be forced to pay a fine
and/or do community service, pay restitution to the store, attend ...
Teen shoplifting is more common than you might think. And the ... And the
punishment is far harsher and longer-lasting than you can imagine. By Sarah ...
Shoplifting is a criminal offense. Shoplifting can cover everything from candy to
alcohol, combs to jewelry, and cleaning supplies to computer equipment. Even if
Larceny is a serious crime under Virginia law, and the penalties can be unusually
strict. Even a first offense larceny/shoplifting charge is a felony if the item ...