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I was caught shoplifting in Debehams today. This is my first
I was caught shoplifting in Debehams today. This is my first offence and have been in trouble with the law before. The security guard took me into a holding room and said I was on cctv stealing goods … read more
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I am messaging on behalf of a friend. Yesterday he brought
Hello Joshua I am messaging on behalf of a friend. Yesterday he brought an item in a store that had the incorrect label on it - so he paid a different price to the original. Security caught him on the… read more
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Hi, I was caught shoplifting and was told it was classed as
Hi, I was caught shoplifting and was told it was classed as refund fraud. The police was called and I paid back the items worth as well as a fine from the RLP. The officer gave me a 'warning' and said… read more
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Jo C.
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I stop at TKMAX a lot. I went to TKMAX to shop the other day
I stop at TKMAX a lot. I went to TKMAX to shop the other day and they arrested me for a refund fraud saying I retune wrong I teams with their price tag on it. They called the police for me . I was tak… read more
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My question is similar to one already on here. I purchase lots
My question is similar to one already on here. I purchase lots of things from TK Maxx both for myself , my disabled daughter and my elderly mother. I was stopped the other day by TK Maxx security and … read more
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I have been arrested and charged with 2 offences of fraud by
I have been arrested and charged with 2 offences of fraud by false representation - for using store receipts for a previously bought item instead of the items stated on the receipt. I bought 2 dresses… read more
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I was caught shoplifting a few days ago from Debenhams. The
I was caught shoplifting a few days ago from Debenhams. The security guard took me into a room in the back of the store where they checked my possessions and found several other items from others stor… read more
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I was caught as a shop lifter couple of days before but I was
I was caught as a shop lifter couple of days before but I was not arrested or being charged because I never left the shop..They took my address and name and date of birth. Now I am worried, if this wi… read more
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Jo C.
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Hi my wife was arrested early this year ( january ) for suspicion
Hi my wife was arrested early this year ( january ) for suspicion of shoplifting and after she was taken to the police station she was let go without further action and that was that. Just today in ou… read more
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hello there i have been really silly,i have a bbokers wholesale
hello there i have been really silly,i have a bbokers wholesale account through the nursery i work at,my manager went to shop there yesterday and they would not let her saying that the account was bei… read more
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I was arrested on the charge of suspision of theft and been
I was arrested on the charge of suspision of theft and been bailed 4 times when i have gone back to police station they also arrested me for suspision of fraud! i have to go back to the police station… read more
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hi, Im being charged for fraud by the police. i had a mental
hi, I'm being charged for fraud by the police. i had a mental breakdown in Dec 2008 and a few months ago i was arrested in TX Maxx for returnung items back the store for a refund , which had there lab… read more
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Hi im a 32 year old women who did something stupid yesterday.
Hi i'm a 32 year old women who did something stupid yesterday. I'm known by the Police (as a suspected shoplifter) although DO NOT have a Criminal Record. Have appeared in Court before but any cases h… read more
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My situation is pretty much the same as this one (previoulsy
My situation is pretty much the same as this one (previoulsy asked question) I but stuff all the time from TK Maxx from loads of different ones (shopaholic and retunr stuff within 14 days) never try o… read more
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In Feb I was stopped at a Yorkshire Iceland store accused of
In Feb I was stopped at a Yorkshire Iceland store accused of stealing/concealing a £5 pack of bacon.. I was given no opportunity to explain anything and a girl said the police had already been called.… read more
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Dear sir i think I have post natal depression as for about
Dear sir i think I have post natal depression as for about a year during and after my pregnancy I have been shoplifting. I CAN afford to pay for these goods but just end up walking out the store. I am… read more
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Alice H
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hi ,last week i was shopping in tkmaxx and my daughter insisted
hi ,last week i was shopping in tkmaxx and my daughter insisted to try on a top ,so i removed the tags(i only did that since she screams when tags are on) and put it on her ,when i left the store secu… read more
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