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In the case that someone has stolen from Woolworths ($3
in the case that someone has stolen from Woolworths ($3 value) and is caught and brought in to the back room to sign a notice of prohibition that states a ban, will the police get involved? the document states that the police will be notified of this notice. And should the person enter a woolworths chain store over 12 months the police will be called the person in question is currently on a 12 month good behaviour bond … read more
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My 55 year old wife was banned from Woolworths for not giving the checkout out person all the bags in trolley she was stopped and advised she had not paid for all the item. There was 3 bags from other… read more
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My friend was caught shoplifting at Woolworths. She was
Hi. My friend was caught shoplifting at Woolworths. She was asked to rescan the items in her bag and paid the difference (he didn't scan all of his items). At the end he paid for all his items but the… read more
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Hi yesterday when I was shopping in woolworths parramatta I picked one juice Boyle worth $ 3.50 but I billed my other items when I was going out the lp officer asked to show the juice which was in my … read more
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I went to 2 days ago. i shoplifted something about $350, i
hi I went to ***** ***** 2 days ago. i shoplifted something about $350, i was leaving, close to the exit one of the ***** ***** workers told me I work here and i need to check your bag because i belie… read more
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Today I did a silly thing and accidentally took a few
Today I did a silly thing and accidentally took a few products out of a makeup store without paying. I didn't want to carry them in my hand so I put them in my purse. I was also meant to meet up with … read more
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Pearl, JA: What is your issue regarding?Customer: My
My mom is holding a tourist visa. Yesterday, she was caught and charged as an unauthorised dealing with goods (shoplifting). She went to Woolworth's to but some milk and stationary for my sister. She just went inside without and shopping basket or trolly. She took milk and some stationaries. Accidentally, she put her stationaries into her bag and while checkout she forget to paid and was considered as a shop lifter. She was under influence of high pain killer due to her tooth pain and feeling dizzy. She put stuff into her bag because, back home when she go for shopping at DMart (departmental store in Mumbai) they offer shopping bag for small item purchases, basket for items more than 10 and trolly for heavy items. She accidentally put stationaries in her bad thinking of she was putting in her shopping beg. She is a housewife and from a very Rich and Lawful family. My father is one of the rich person of my city belongs from construction and hotel industry. And She travels a lot especially overseas. Her english is very poor as well, hence she didn't quite get of what was going on or what police was telling her. She is happy to pay fine if requires but she is worries about getting this as a criminal record and restricting her visit to Australia or any other countries. My parents are planning to visit USA in November for celebrating their anniversary. She is bit worried about getting her USA UK and Australian visa rejected. … read more
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My name is ***** ***** I have to do a National Police Check
Hi my name is ***** ***** I have to do a National Police Check for a PR application with my family And I have once been caught shoplifting at Coles. I will never do this again. The police was there un… read more
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I shoplifted at a Woolworths store, ordinary groceries to
I shoplifted at a Woolworths store, ordinary groceries to the value of around $45. I am 52 years old and I suffer from depression I know it's no excuse and Ivwill never do it again. I feel very guilty… read more
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hi I've been caught shoplifting. I began doing this around a few months ago. I am 23,
hi I've been caught shoplifting. I began doing this around a few months ago. I am 23, doing a postgrad, have a part time job in a not-for-profit. this is really embarrassing for me. I was stopped and … read more
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Leon
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I was get caught of shoplifting in Toysrus in NSW, the staff
I was get caught of shoplifting in Toysrus in NSW, the staff ask me to leave the store asap before they call police & never come back, will send my photo from CCTV to other stores, what kind of troubl… read more
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Hye my name is XXXXX XXXXX am on student visa one month ago
Hye my name is XXXXX XXXXX am on student visa one month ago i caught in shoplifting at woolworths supermarket i am so regret and feeling guilt and i am so worried police came and ask some questions re… read more
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I was caught shoplifting and asked to follow department store employees to security office. This is where i was told i had no rights and to undress. I noticed a camera in the changing rooms and found … read more
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I was caught shoplifting and asked to follow department store employees to security office. This is where i was told i had no rights and to undress. I noticed a camera in the changing rooms and found … read more
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I was caught today from shoplifting an item thats worth $23, the police were called up and all that. The manager told me that ill be fined $150 for that item and the police told me that will have to a… read more
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I did not disclose I have been to court in sydney for shoplift
I did not disclose I have been to court in sydney for shoplift arrest when I apply australian citizenship, because I did not realize that is a crimianl record becasue I have pay the fine the court sen… read more
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Dear Sir/Madam My wife is new to Australia and does not speak
Dear Sir/Madam My wife is new to Australia and does not speak English very well. Last Thursday she was caught shoplifting at a Woolworths Supermarket in Perth. In her possession she had a small number… read more
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