Anyone who has had a retail job at least once in their lifetime knows the struggles of this occupation. Angry customers, paltry wages, shoplifters – all these bonuses come with it. Working in customer service with a lot of people, in general, can bring up challenges that you haven’t even thought of before. One guy, who was working as a member of the security guards team in one of the largest department store retailers, shared real stories of what it was like to deal with audacious shoplifters and their petty crimes.

Now, scroll down below to check how reckless and foolish some people can be to steal some goods and remember – each is a real story!

“Since today is five years since I resigned from Target Assets Protection (Loss Prevention/Security) I thought I would share a few funny or interesting stories”

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Other internet users, who were also lucky enough to be working in retail, shared fragments of their crazy stories, too