Jail For ‘£1,000-A-Week’ Shoplifter

Tuesday, 12th July 2016 at 9:23pm

According to The Mirror, one of the UK’s most prolific thieves has been jailed after bragging that he makes a £1,000-a-weekshoplifting.

As one of Britain’s worst offenders, Jamie Forbes has racked up more than 300 convictions.

Grimsby Crown Court heard that after being stopped by a security guard at an ASDA, Forbes boasted: “I can get a grand a week out of you lot.”

Sentencing Forbes to 21 months in jail, Simon Jackson QC said: “You are one of the most persistent offenders that has appeared recently at this court.”

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