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Recession 'fuels UK shoplifting'

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Shoplifting has surged to record levels in the UK, fuelled by the recession, according to a study.

The value of retail goods stolen rose 20% to £4.88bn in the year to June, the Centre for Retail Research said. Richard Westcott reports.

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