Monthly Archives: December 2014

Shoplifting Up In Christmas Rush

Newport businesses say they are working to combat shoplifting in the run-up to Christmas.

“Each year in Newport, shoplifting and anti-social behaviour causes local businesses a huge loss of money, income and good feeling to the local community, as well as unemployment and closure of businesses.”

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Gangs Flying Shoplifters Into Britain

Eastern European victims of people trafficking are being exploited by criminal gangs to carry out weekends of high-end shoplifting.

UK-based gang leaders are bringing groups of up to 20 people over from countries such as Poland and Lithuania to target designer shops during trips lasting just a few days.

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