#FirstLadyOnTheScene: The Top Items Americans Are Stealing

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With all the economic hardships American families are facing today theft is on the rise. While there are items we can believe folks are stealing like:  medication, food and clothes, some of the other items on the list might surprise you;

  • BABY FORMULA
  • CIGARETTES
  • HIGH END LIQUOR
  • WEIGHT LOSS PILLS
  • PREGNANCY TEST
  • HIGH-END VACUUM CLEANERS
  • DIABETIC TESTING STRIPS
  • ENERGY DRINKS

Organized retail crime involves shoplifting with the intent of selling the goods, according to the report. Thieves usually sell stolen goods on street corners, at flea markets, or at pawn shops; return them for fraudulent refunds; or sell them online through auction sites and other websites.

Organized retail crime is most common in Atlanta, Baltimore, Washington D.C., Chicago, Dallas, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, Phoenix, and San Francisco, according to the report.

(source huffingtonpost.com)

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