Articles Tagged with accidental retail fraud

Not everyone who conceals or removes merchandise from a store do it with the intent to steal.  Sometimes people take or conceal items by accident.

What may constitute accidental shoplifting?

  1. When shopping, items are sometimes placed under the shopping cart due to the item’s size or because the shopping cart is full, sometimes the items are overlooked. ¬†If the item was overlooked it is possible that it is accidentally removed from the store without being paid for.