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post #21 of 244
They have insurance for stuff like this. As others have stated it's not worth the trouble to stop someone for an overpriced laptop.
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what? lame..
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post #23 of 244
The employee really scored large - they no longer have to work at Worst Buy...
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working for walmart I told all my friends about this, management hated me because of this but F-it, im not snitching.
    
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This is why bureaucracy will always fail at common sense. He should have gotten a smack on his hand and a standing ovation behind closed doors.
    
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working for walmart I told all my friends about this, management hated me because of this but F-it, im not snitching.
I don't think it's really a secret...
post #27 of 244
And the sissification of America continues. Used to be, you got caught stealing the store owner had every right to pursue and kick your ass. Now, if they so much as say anything to you while you're going out the door they can be sued.

The guy was shop-lifting. Common sense and morality states that he deserves anything he gets while trying to get away.
post #28 of 244
Good for him. Kid did what he thought was right. More valuable than any award, or job for that manner.

Country would be better off giving criminals a few booboos instead of a guaranteed 3 square meals a day and a roof over their heads rent free.
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The irony is that all these legal loopholes just get in the way of swift enforcement of the law.
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post #30 of 244
Guess its time to go get some ski masks and some running shoes and get me some free laptops but seriously i work at a super market and people steal baby formula all the time....just got to let them go and tell your manager!
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