Shoplifting is a big problem in life now. A lot of people are not paying for stuff, just keeping it and saving their own money and can be
a big problem for some people. The people who steel just thinks that they can get a product for free but they don'tt know what they're
actually doing to theirself and the people in the community. Shoplifting affects everyone, yourself and everyone in the area.
After I've been caught stealing I found out how wrong it is and how it is a bad thing to everyone. The stores are trying to crack down
on shoplifters by making the punishments as strict as possible. Shoplifting affects the community in a big way. Every shoplifter that
steels a product also is taking the product, which costs money by the store so that is also a set back and puts them more in dept.
Some stores probably might even close down because of shoplifters making the store get so far in dept.The stores usually raise their
prices and then cause more shoplifting, but the people that don't shoplift just end up having to pay more for the product or else go
somewhere else to shop. If the customer goes to a different store because of the rising prices the store will also lose business so that
could cause them to go out of business if enough customers leave. From shoplifting I've found out what happens to the stores and the
people that keep trying to get five finger discounts on products. If you do shoplift you feel alot of humiliation and distrust from friends
and family, and your own conscious is hurt if it isn't then there is something wrong with your feelings not to feel bad about stealing from
stores. Every time you steal from stores they are set back that much money and might even have to fire someone that could be one of
your friends if they worked there. People in the community lose respect for you. Also alot of shoplifters are teens so when teenagers
that are in a store and don't plan on shoplifting might be...