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Do you take shoplifting seriously?

Shoplifting is the most prolific crime in the UK, costing families more that £250 a year in increased costs according to figures published today.

The Centre for Retail Research says the amount stolen from retailers is almost £4bn a year. However, the organisation says despite the number of people who commit this crime and the high cost of it, it attracts a fraction of police attention and public sympathy because of an unofficial UK consensus that retailers somehow bring it on themselves.

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Fri 16 Mar 2012 09:00