1/11/2012

Hollywood stars, celebrity chefs and top lawyers have been caught stealing little things like onions or toothpaste. What drives rich people to shoplift? Experts say shoplifting is often an expression of emotional distress, and that many wealthy people are driven to steal by professional pressure. "Some people are trying to find solace in shoplifting," says Barbara Staib of the National Association for Shoplifting Prevention. "It gives them the 'rush,' a high. It can be a relief, if only a temporary one."

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