December 26, 2012
I am not sure if you are aware, but liquor theft by minors has seen a surge in the past couple of years. Why do you think that is? It can be for lack of other stimulants because the shocking number of youth using marijuana and prescription medication is off-the-charts!
The goal to curb this trend i... [More]
October 27, 2012
Will anyone disagree with me when I say that parents need to be strong role models for their kids? Would you agree with me that going to the store with your kids and blatantly shoplifting is modeling good behavior?
I cannot tell you how you how often I read stories about parents going on shopliftin... [More]
August 23, 2012
As a kid my friends and I used to steal from Toys R Us. We would steal big packs of gum or baseball cards. That type of petty thievery can lead to a life of crime. For the following mother-son duo their theft from Toys R Us will leave them behind bars for quite some time.
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May 20, 2012
One shoplifting conviction can affect you for the rest of your life. Regardless of what you steal or where you steal it always can come back to haunt you. The case of Yolanda Quesada is a textbook example. She was fired from her job at Wells Fargo for a shoplifting conviction 40 years ago.
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August 7, 2011
It is certainly a parental nightmare to think of your child in trouble with the law. Most parents would do anything to keep their child out of trouble. Are you a parent? How far would you go?
An Atlanta mother recognized her 15-year-old son from a surveillance video as the thief of a motorized scoo... [More]
June 5, 2011
As a counselor both in class and online stop theft classes I am always interested in the motivation as to why my students decided to shoplift. You will not be surprised that there are a plethora of reasons, but one stands above all others.
#1 Reason People Shoplift
The number one reason why ... [More]