February 7, 2013
Where is the brotherhood, man? With a number of friends and family members who are firefighters I have been taught the brotherhood of firefighters. These guys live and work together, often in life-threatening situations. You don’t steal from your brothers (or sisters).
In California, a vetera... [More]
November 1, 2012
I could write a blog entry every week about a parent who is shirking their job and taking their kids shoplifting. Here are two stories I read about in the same day!
A mother used her 10-year-old daughter in a shoplifting attempt at a grocery store in California. The thief, 38-year-old Marcy Keelin ... [More]
May 28, 2012
Bicycles are among the many things being stolen with more frequency these days. This is especially true in Los Angeles, California.
In a place known for sophisticated jewelry heists, fine-art thieves and "the Bling Ring," it was only a matter of time before Southern California produced a crew who r... [More]
May 23, 2012
One of my favorite television personalities is celebrity chef Guy Fieri. His fiery attitude and gregarious personality make cooking look fun and always makes me hungry!
As a counselor for both in-class and online theft classes I follow the various theft and shoplifting stories from around the world... [More]
May 4, 2012
Sports collectibles and memorabilia are a huge industry. Collectors purchase more than $2 billion per year on sports and entertainment collectables annually. What really makes them valuable is when they come with a certificate of authenticity.
Collectors buy everything from sports cards to anything... [More]
May 1, 2012
I don’t know about you but my cellphone is akin to my wallet – if it is lost, I am panicked! The following story about a rash of cell phone thefts makes me want to hold my precious mobile phone even tighter.
Part of the problem are the smart phones and iPhones that have become pay-as-yo... [More]
April 6, 2012
The amount of money generated for political campaigns is beyond ludicrous. With so many millions of dollars thrown around it is no wonder that many campaign managers and staffers find the urge to pilfer money irresistible.
Kinde Durkee, once a go-to campaign treasurer for Democrats in California, p... [More]
March 10, 2012
It's always gratifying when a customer is happy about the experience with one of our classes. Here's just one such theft class customer from California:
Thanks so much! I have had a great experience with this course. You guys have been fabulous! Thanks for your quick response. Its nice to know th... [More]
February 29, 2012
Theft is certainly more than simple shoplifting. Theft can take the form of stolen products, stolen identity. In the 19602 espionage was fun and exciting, despite still being illegal. It was 007 James Bond versus the bad guys.
In real life it is stealing plain and simple. There is nothing sexy or r... [More]
February 27, 2012
Anyone who steals and has a problem with theft needs to take a theft class. For some it is the psychological counseling that will keep them from seeking the high they get from stealing. I would place thieves who steal high-end art in this category.
Mark Lugo has a taste for more than fine wines. A ... [More]