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A selection of news stories from across the UK, relating to civil recovery, retail theft, employment screening, online fraud and other subjects relevant to the services and crime deterrent solutions that CRS can offer your business.

Five-Year-Olds Filmed Shoplifting

The Sun website shows a shocking video that appears to show young children shoplifting from a convenience store whilst their parents distract staff.

Caught on CCTV, a young boy can be seen apparently hand-picking a number of items from a shelf and stuffing them into a bag on the floor.

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Night Curfew For Shoplifter

The Hampshire Chronicle website reports that a thief who stole from TK Maxx on three separate occasions, has been given an eight-week curfew which forbids him to leave his house between the hours of 7pm to 7am.

Kevin John Blake stole shirts, jumpers and jackets from TK Maxx in the Brooks shopping centre in Winchester.

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Thief Stole To Get Drug Treatment

According to the Grimsby Live website, a shoplifter with more than 150 convictions deliberately got caught again in a bid to jump a seven-month queue for drug treatment.

Jill Moore had finished a jail term and, after her release, tried to get help from an agency for her drug addiction.

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TK Maxx Worker Stole £17k

The Express & Star website reports that a TK Maxx employee turned to crime to repay £20,000 of debts run up on credit cards and loans to fund his gambling addiction.

Bosses monitored the movements of Rafal Matysiak on internal CCTV for six days after a tip-off and watched him take goods, after vaulting over an empty pallet into the racking area where spare stock was kept.

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Lorry Driver Stole £45k From Employer

The Rugby Advertiser reports that a lorry driver stole goods worth around £45,000 by making unauthorised stops and taking packages from the back of his vehicle.

Piotr Durat admitted stealing the items in October and November 2017, whilst working for a business based near Rugby.

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‘Ugly Models’ Agency Worker Stole £21k

The Evening Standard website reports that an accountant for an alternative modelling agency fleeced the firm out of more than £21,000 by forging her boss’s signature.

In a bid to clear her debts, Charlotte Harris stole money meant to be paid to models by writing cheques to herself and siphoned off funds into her mother’s bank account.

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