How to boost with a backpack? (1 Viewer)

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Curious, How many have you tried "BOOSTING" or shoplifting with a backpack in a store, etc? How actually step by step did you manage with something so big, did you succeed, would you recommend something different to use to boost something? my boyfriend has my purse and bag, all I have is a backpack and I need to boost to make some money
 
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Boosting with a backpack is way to obvious. Most stores have a policy of no backpacks because people are stupid and try it and get caught every time. If you are needing to boost things to make a few bucks, wear a jacket with extra pockets on the inside, and whatever you do, don't act sketchy or do anything to draw attention to yourself. If possible, wear clothing that blends in and does not have any major identifying features, such as patches, bright colors, etc etc.
 

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When I was a younger my friends and I would steal handles of liquor on the regular. We'd wear oversized hoodies and stuff the bottle down the front of our pants held there by the belt. This was of course in the day and age of enormous skate pants.(Fuct, Ghetto Wear, JNCO, etc). So the move went like this;

We'll use a group of three for this example. You all walk into a grocery store as a group. You take a shopping cart and preferably have a list of groceries in hand as well. It can just be a piece of paper with some random words scribbled on it . A pen would also help sell it. So now you're shoppers. You're looking at deals, you're pulling an item or two off the shelf to check ingredients to make sure it doesn't have gluten. You're filling the shopping cart and checking things off the list. You're gonna spend about fifteen minutes doing this while slowly meandering towards the liquor isle.

You grab two of the best/largest bottles of booze you know you'll be able to stuff easily, put em in the cart. Hit the bread isle, grab a couple loafs.. keep shopping. Now you're looking for the best spot in the store to stuff the bottles into the pants of two of the people you're with. The frozen foods isle is great, pull the cart up and open one of the freezer doors in front of it. Grab the bottle and stand facing the frozen peas or whatever, get up close in there and have the other two shoppers blocking your body with their bodies from the other side. Stuff a bottle down the pants, grab a bag of broccoli florets and toss em in the cart. Move on, open another freezer door. Person two is up, make the stuff and grab a couple chicken pot pies, toss em in the cart and move on.

Spend another 5 minutes or so shopping, adding more things to the cart and feeling out the vibe of the store. Is anyone looking at you funny? What's your intuitions telling you? Did you get those two bottles stuffed without anyone noticing? If you feel confident, proceed to check out. The three of you are waiting in line. Once your friends(the stuffers) help you load all the stuff up on the conveyor belt, they say to you "We'll be in the car" and then they slide right past the others in line and walk casually out the front door. I've never once seen this not work. Nobody seems to bat an eyelash or care.

You have nothing stuffed, you're the one staying inside with the groceries. Now it's time to pay. You reach into your back pocket and son of a bitch can you believe that? You forgot your wallet! You vocalize this to the clerk and ask them if they'd be so kind as to keep your cart and groceries near checkout for no more than 10 minutes, you live right up the street you'll run and grab your wallet and be right back. They say absolutely no problem, it'll be right here for you when you get back. You casually walk out the door and join your friends in the car who have already opened one of the bottles, drive off.

Yeah it's probably a half hour of fake shopping but you ain't got nothing better going on. This could also work for numerous other items, it doesn't have to be booze that's just what we liked to steal back then. Be ethical if you do this, big chains but never mom & pops. I guarantee the Walton heirs aren't missing out on any meals because you hit em for $84.17 in liquor twice last month.
 

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We can talk about crimes on this site ?

Get into credit card fraud
Far more lucrative from what I can tell
 

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We can talk about crimes on this site ?

Get into credit card fraud
Far more lucrative from what I can tell
im sure the "content editors" of google wouldn't give a shit about a story of minor(harmless) theft that happened years ago...and then you have to mention a serious crime such as identity theft.my mother was on the phone for a week to clear up the fraudulent charges to her credit cards.that is seriously fucked up and good people don't do shit like that.not something to joke about.
 

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im sure the "content editors" of google wouldn't give a shit about a story of minor(harmless) theft that happened years ago...and then you have to mention a serious crime such as identity theft.my mother was on the phone for a week to clear up the fraudulent charges to her credit cards.that is seriously fucked up and good people don't do shit like that.not something to joke about.
For the RECORD
I did not say identity theft was funny

I said credit card fraud ( which is categorically a different crime) is more lucrative
 

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credit card fraud and identity theft are the same thing...just wanted to clear that up for you
I believe credit card fraud is different than identity theft. Using already established accounts vs making new ones for yourself in someones name are not the same. One is much easier because all you need is the numbers on a single piece of plastic. Not a whole life worth of ssn numbers etc.
 

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I believe credit card fraud is different than identity theft. Using already established accounts vs making new ones for yourself in someones name are not the same. One is much easier because all you need is the numbers on a single piece of plastic. Not a whole life worth of ssn numbers etc.
when you use someone else's credit card to make a purchase you are using there identity to make that purchase..(pretending to be them).perhaps i have the terminology wrong...
 

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If youre on the internet asking people how to shoplift you really shouldnt be doing it. You will look sketchy. You will fumble around. You will likely get in trouble. This is something i dont even discuss really.
What are you even trying to grab? And what will you do with it once you have it?

The only advice i can give is..BE CAREFUL AND DONT GET GREEDY.
 
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just as a reminder, the making a living section is blocked from google indexing as per our search engines policy which you can find in our help section.

when you use someone else's credit card to make a purchase you are using there identity to make that purchase..(pretending to be them).perhaps i have the terminology wrong...
also, that is not necessarily true, although it should be discussed in a separate thread instead of derailing this one.
 

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To be honest, I don't endorse stealing - but I empathize with those who feel they have no other option. Most of the stuff I see people stealing is non-essential crap, usually shit to flip for quick cash to feed a booze or drug habit. I know two individuals who steal from a compulsive disorder. Anyway without getting too righteous, it's usually indicative of some pathology or other less-than-ideal circumstance.

And those who feel by stealing, they're sticking it to big corporations are just rationalizing.

We all pay in higher prices/premiums/draconian security measures etc. - boosting statistics to empower the police state and prison corporations
 
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Curious, How many have you tried "BOOSTING" or shoplifting with a backpack in a store, etc? How actually step by step did you manage with something so big, did you succeed, would you recommend something different to use to boost something? my boyfriend has my purse and bag, all I have is a backpack and I need to boost to make some money
I used to go into Walmart and other stores empty handed grab a backpack off the rack and just start filling it with shit I wanted/needed or could make money off of. Lol I called it a jackpack. Saves you some eyes on you when you walk in the store bcuz. ofcourse. You don't have a backpack on you yet.
 

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I used to go into Walmart and other stores empty handed grab a backpack off the rack and just start filling it with shit I wanted/needed or could make money off of. Lol I called it a jackpack. Saves you some eyes on you when you walk in the store bcuz. ofcourse. You don't have a backpack on you yet.
I can confirm this is a viable method. Also, If you happen set off the towers unexpectedly, you dont risk things falling down the leg of your pants while you flee to safety!😅
 

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