Steal! You’re on candid camera!
By Damir Govorcin
The St Vincent de Paul Society has installed security cameras in some of its NSW retail stores in an attempt to prevent the theft of clothing and other goods.
The Society says thousands of dollars’ worth of clothing and goods are stolen each year.
Charity organisations such as the St Vincent de Paul Society and the Salvation Army have been forced to improve their security to prevent such thefts.
The Salvation Army reports that clothing and other goods worth more than $750,000 are stolen from its 54 retail stores and charity bins in Melbourne each year.
The Salvos estimate that 40 per cent of the thefts come from shoplifting.
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