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    Got caught shoplifting at Coles, now what?

    Today I stupidly shoplifted at my regular Coles. I've never done anything like this before, but I had been discussing it with a friend the other day and she was talking about what a thrill it was. I don't know why I decided to try it but I definitely WILL NOT again!!! This is absolutely not...
  2. P

    NSW Accused of Shoplifting

    Hi! My father was recently accused of shoplifting at a supermarket. He had forgotton a few cans of tuna in a separate bag, and was about to pay for them but some undercovers forced him to follow them. The undercovers didn't let him pay, instead they threatened and intimidated my dad by doing...
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    QLD Shoplifting Ban

    Hi everyone!, I’m just posting on behalf of a scared friend, she’s hoping for some advice regarding shoplifting. She was recently caught shoplifting, by two plain dresses guys who flashed ID’S of some sort. There was no police involvement, just a signed document for a 2 year ban from the...
  4. S.camp4565

    VIC Caught shoplifting at Coles

    Hi Everyone, This morning i was stupidly caught shoplifting at my regular coles. I had been to woolworth prior to the coles a had taken a few things there first. I have no idea why i had done this.. it was stupid i know. Two men in regular clothes stopped me after purchasing a few items and...
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    NSW Shoplifting at Coles

    Hi, I got caught shoplifting at coles. Not sure how much I had but it was a lot. I got pulled outside of coles by 2 undercover ladies with badges on (I’m not sure if they were police or something else). They were kind enough to let me go, I just had to return al the items and I left like how I...
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    QLD Shoplifting at coles. Asked to return items. Will they take further actions?

    Hi All. My query relates to being caught shoplifting at Coles recently, value totalling about $40.00 AUD. A regular staff member at checkout asked to check my bag just AFTER I paid for a few items using my bank card and loyalty card. I agreed to let her check my bag and she asked me whether I...
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    NSW Shoplifting

    A week ago i was caught doing shoplifting worth of $60 at Woolworth by the Security officials they took my details and give a document on which write my details and i have signed that, now yesterday i got a call from police station the officer said that i have to visit him in police station. Can...
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    NSW Shoplifting at Woolies

    Hi everyone, My sister who is 22 years old has been found shoplifting at woolies. She paid for all the items except one worth 17$. And was caught at the exit by the security. They made her sign some paperwork which she dint read. And scared that they will trace her, she gave them wrong Date of...
  9. R

    NSW Accidentally forgot to scan one item

    Hi all, 2 weeks ago, i use a self service machine to purchase varies clothes and shoes for about 100 dollars all together. I did notify the self servce attendant when one of my item clothes is missing a tag. But I did let her know that another item i have does have the tag and is the same...
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    NSW Shoplifting ban

    12 months ago I was banned from Kmart and Woolworths (big w etc) for shoplifting for 5 years by loss prevention. J was fined for Kmart and have since pairs my fine and I haven’t shoplifted since and never will again but my question is what will happen if I enter a different Kmart or Woolworths...