yea this is the gist of my shoplifting mantra, look like you belong in the store youre in. also have a plan of attack before you even enter the store, and an idea of what you want and where it is so youre not wandering around get in get out and you will be fine. ive literally been caught twice in my life and it was because i didnt follow those rules.I've found, in my experiences, that there are a few tools one must have when pulling off a store heist.
One... Neodymium magnets. These can be taken from any Home Depot with relative ease. The round ones come in packs of three and I suggest 4 packs. These are also referred to as "rare earth magnets" and easily disable any alpha box or spider wires. :::: watch YouTube tutorial on how to use them::::
Two: a folding razor knife. These can be also be found at Home Depot.
I've found that a Ralph Lauren polo and a good pair of jeans with some desert boots is the best costume to wear when pulling off some job. You don't appear that you're over dressing, but appear to have some money to your name. I mean, it is a 90.00 shirt you're wearing.
Macy's is a particularly easy store to steal from. Take shirts into dressing room, pull out magnets, take security tag off, fold shirt, stuff in waistband, and voila'.
I've grabbed game systems, watches, jewelry, clothing, just about anything any store feels that you can't take to which something as simple as a magnet will disable their security.
Why do I steal? I don't need 20 Polo shirts, or 200.00 pair of jeans, but FUCK THEM is why I do it.
That's pretty much how I feel as well. I mean every megaretail store got where they are on the backs of sweatshop labor but at the same time jail is jail and a magic bag might land you with a felony burglary tools charge if the DA office is overly zealous.I was only curious. I've always been taught that shoplifting from corporations is ok. Never from small business. Though, that is a bit idealistic...
I don't want to sound too hypocritical, I'm here learning new tricks in case I hit an emergency situation and need to shoplift and if I can help somebody else hopefully not get caught then the karmic loop is complete.I get it. I know a lot about LP and have been to prison for retail fraud. It sucks, and I think you had the correct idea.
Yes, but you have to choose to go to trial to make the discovery of evidence against you, which means if it good clear video you re stuck going to trial with that being presented against you. T least in NYC from my experience.Well, you have the right to review all evidence against you before it's presented in court, so if you were charged, you could watch the tape with your PD/lawyer, and see what you thought of the situation after that.
props to that statement. please dont rely on "store rules" to save your ass. some store employees dont give a shit about the rules. like the bathroom thing, i wouldnt advise it. because what if you go into the bathroom with all this shit and start ripping open packages and hear a knock at your stall door telling you your fucked? no where to run huh! HELLO, JUST BECAUSE THE WORK FOR THE STORE DOESNT MEAN THEY CANT GO INTO THE BATHROOM.
Stealing works best if you can front cash and "double up". Here is a variation of the xbox one i mentions in "rei": hit up a store like walmart that carries multiple items and grab a walmart bag. steal a plastic walmart bag and fill it and a cart with the same stuff. ACTUALLY buy the stuff in the cart and watch them bag it (only fill one bag) things like cds, t-shirts, small stuff. Then when you have gone through the cash (and they have de-mangnetized the stuff) switch the bags so you have the "stolen" stuff. then walk out the front, set the alarm off, have you buddy holding the paid for stuff leave the store then and when they see you beeping they will look in your bag, check your receipt see you paid and let you walk (sometimes they put it all through the de-magnetic shit again) off usually detering cameras and personel at the same time. now on the outside you have 2 for 1, just have your alternate return the stuff using the receipt. walmart is great because you return stuff at the customer care and have no chance of seeing the cashier you were helped by
Yes I think it could become an addiction.A lot of good tips here. I just lifted something for the first time today and then decided to google tips and found this forum
Interestingly, Macy's does not seem to staff their fitting rooms. Occasionally maybe every 15-20 minutes an employee will come up to the door and sign a sheet that says they checked in, but for the most part no one is ever around in the women's intimates. I managed to get 6 very nice bras today. I used to be adamantly against shoplifting, but frankly I just needed some new underwear. Now I'm thinking perhaps I should try some other things. It was a pretty cool experience. I had no idea it was so easy to get away with either.
I simply took tags off and left. There was a sign that said clothing contains "internal security devices", but my sister worked in Target and she says that's just a BS sign to scare people. She also works in Vons now and says that employees literally cannot do anything when they see someone steal. All they can do is just record the information regarding what happened. Once I was in the Dollar Tree a few weeks ago and some shoppers got told off by the manager who suspected them of stealing. All she could do was deny them the ability to purchase something at the cash register. She couldn't confront them beyond that.
I think I might try taking some other small stuff but I've decided I'm not going to get cocky about it. If a fitting room is attended then I see no point. Best not to steal more than a few items. I scoped out the Macy's a couple days before to make sure the situation was tenable.
I've never stolen before until now, but based on many of these posts I'm now wondering if the reason employees often approach me is because they are trying to deter me from stealing. Its funny because the one time I've stolen I was never approached by anyone, and I'm a pretty upstanding citizen beyond that lol The area was practically abandoned.
Still, I don't plan to do it often. Only for stuff that's important. I don't think I'd ever have the guts to go for something super expensive like carts full of goods lol some of you are pretty ballsy. I'd love to steal something electronic like a cell phone, computer or eReader, but I don't have the courage, and frankly don't have too dire need of such things.
Do you think stealing is an addiction? I hope I don't become a clepto, if that's the case lol
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