Posted by | December 26, 2011 11:31 | Filed under: Top Stories

In the four weeks leading up to Christmas, Americans shoplifted approximately $1.8 in merchandise.

The Global Retail Theft Barometer, a survey of retailers worldwide. That’s up about 6 percent from $1.7 billion during the same period last year.

“They shoplift for Christmas gifts, they steal for themselves, for their family,” says Joshua Bamfield, executive director of the Centre for Retail Research and author of the survey.

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