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Friday 27 January 2023 Dublin: 2°C

# Shoplifting

All time
# added pressure
More parents are using children to shoplift for them, according to retailers
According to Retail Excellence, all kinds of shops – from electronics to garden centres – are reporting higher rates of children shoplifting.
# Shoplifting
Salesman faces jail over professional shoplifting scheme
He said he began the shoplifting enterprise because had built up heavy debt.
# henry street
Children as young as 12 and pensioners in their 70s shoplifting in Dublin stores
Many shoplifters during the festive period are first-time offenders, according to gardaí who police Dublin’s city centre.
# Dunnes Stores
Man falsely accused of stealing mop loses €75k defamation claim
He had been upset and concerned that other customers were looking at him.
# Crime
Thieves target pharmacies for all their cosmetic and fake tan needs
A survey showed that three out of four pharmacies have experienced some form of crime.
# blacklist
Councillors want gardaí to be able to hand over shoplifters' details to stores
John Buttimer, who put forward the motion, said the intention would be to target prolific shoplifters and not one time offenders.
# christmas crime
Organised gangs are flying into Dublin to shoplift your belongings this Christmas
Retailers want courts to crack down harder on shoplifting.
# caught rapid
Woman arrested after posting selfies in a stolen dress
Not the wisest move in history.
# Crime
Pharmacies a growing target for shoplifters and thieves
The vast majority have been victim to at least two crimes in 2013.
# Clever
This ad is really footage of a €15k robbery
A Brazilian menswear store turns the tables on pre-Christmas thieves with their new ad campaign.
# Shoplifting
What's most likely to be stolen from Irish pharmacies? Fake tan
A survey by the Irish Pharmacy Union has found ‘shocking’ levels of crime in pharmacies, with cosmetics and fake tan topping the list for the items most likely to be stolen.
# Shoplifting
Retailers warned as €155,000 stolen every hour
ISME has said that shoplifting costs businesses a total of €44 million over the Christmas period.
# RETAIL CRIME
Over half a billion euro in retail stock stolen every year - Retail Ireland
More than half of retailers say they have experienced increased levels of crime in the last two years.
# a step too far
VIDEO: Employee loses job after stripping off suspected shoplifter in US
The firing came after a number of employees in a 7-Eleven in America wrestled the man to prevent him from leaving, ripping his clothes in the process.
# Worrall Woes
Celeb chef who shoplifted from Tesco asks: 'Why did I do it?'
Antony Worrall Thompson has spoken out about his embarrassment and shame after he was arrested for shoplifting low value items from his local Tesco.
# Recession
Celeb chef apologises after arrest ‘for shoplifting cheese and wine from Tesco’
Antony Worrall Thompson was accused of stealing at the self-service checkout area five times before being arrested.