September 14, 2012
How many elected representatives are ripping us off every day? Is it me or does it just seem like our politicians are out to get us. How often do you read about some elected official stealing?
These elected officials can be very sneaky sometimes. A New York State Senator has been indicted for cover... [More]
July 19, 2012
There is never a dearth of stories involving drugs, alcohol and theft. As a counselor for both in-class and online alcohol drug classes and theft classes I see these stories all the time. These items all came from one week’s police blotter in a small New York community.
Woman Sentenced ... [More]
May 25, 2012
If you follow shoplifting and theft stories, like I do, you know that there is just about nothing safe from being stolen. This has become especially true given the recent increase in the price of all metals.
I have blogged about metal thefts from houses, cemeteries, and even morgues. Here is a new ... [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]
February 19, 2012
We all have secrets. This includes devout Roman Catholics. For some of our sins, confession alone may not save our souls. Stealing of course violates one of the sacred 10 Commandments. Stealing from the house of God, well, let’s let Him be the Judge.
The New York Times reports that a woman wh... [More]
February 10, 2012
Collectibles can be very valuable. Some people even insure their collectibles because they are targets for thieves.
It doesn't take a seasoned criminal to figure that anonymity is key to not getting caught after performing a crime.
One Dumb Thief
In the digital age, not going on Craigsl... [More]
January 24, 2012
America has long been known as “The Land of Opportunity.” It has been a mecca for immigrants to settle and be free to make their own opportunity. For some, this is an opportunity to steal and rob. Such is the case of Sang-Hyun “Jimmy” Park.
Park was the leader of an identity... [More]
January 4, 2012
Not even Charles Dickens could have imagined an act so Scrooge-like. It is especially so since it happened during the joyous season celebrating the birth of our Lord and Savior!
A brazen thief or thieves stole as much as $25,000 in cash and checks Christmas Day from a church here, jolting a congreg... [More]
January 1, 2012
Is it just me or does there seem to be a lot of people stealing on the job? From county officials, parish priests to those working at non-profits, employees are stealing and embezzling huge sums of money and it is making me sick. Think about this sad story.
There weren't as many gifts under the tre... [More]
December 24, 2011
Paying to park is something nobody likes to do. But the fact remains, at times it is necessary. If you live in New York City “fahget aboud it!”
This story comes to us from upstate New York, where theft from parking meters was driving local officials batty. But how much could someone ste... [More]