Articles Tagged with tamper with theft detection device

Although tampering with a theft detection device goes hand and hand with retail fraud, in Michigan this is a separate criminal offense.  This offense can be prosecuted either under the laws of the State of Michigan or by local ordinance.

Michigan Compiled Law 750.360a identifies the different ways that this crime occurs:

  1. Being in possession of a bag that is either laminated or coated with the purpose of shielding merchandise from detection for the intent of attempting to steal or stealing can result in prosecution.
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