Theft Charges

The term “theft”​ is used to describe crimes classified in several categories and degrees of seriousness. In legal terms, it is: the taking of the property of another with the intent to permanently deprive them of it. In other words, you have to both take someone’s property and never intend to give it back.

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shoplifting addiction

Do You Have a Shoplifting Addiction? Here’s Why You Need a Lawyer

A shoplifting addiction can get quite serious, resulting in massive punishments. Shoplifting may seem like an innocuous crime, but it costs retailers billions of dollars in losses each year. According to the National Association For Shoplifting Prevention, approximately 1 in 11 Americans shoplift.  Shoplifting losses cost retailers nearly $50 billion annually.  But what happens when…
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Your Guide to Grand Larceny in SC

Legal terminology can sometimes be difficult to understand; there are all sorts of specialized terms that most of us don’t use in our day-to-day life. And if you’re facing an upcoming court case, you may need to understand some of this terminology. One of these terms that you may have heard thrown around is grand…
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Self Checkout Theft (Or Honest Mistake?)

Self Checkout theft charges on the rise in South Carolina and elsewhere With the proliferation of self-checkout lanes at WalMart and other retail stores across the country, charges for self-checkout shoplifting are on the rise. What used to be a very simple process of having a cashier scan your items and you pay for them…
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shoplifting charges in South Carolina

Shoplifting Charges in South Carolina: What You Need to Know

If you have recently been picked up for shoplifting charges in South Carolina, you are likely wondering how to dig your way out of this problem and move on with your life. You probably have several concerns, ranging from flashbacks to what you should have done differently to fear of what the future holds. Several…
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