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Shoplifting at Toys R Us
I worked at Toys r us for almost a year mainly in the video game department and for the first couple of months i worked there without problems but after about 3 or 4 months the temptation caught up with me and within the next 4 months i took about $700 in videogames. It was very stupid of me i guess i thought assumed that nothing happend but i was wrong. After all that i felt terribly guilty and always afraid so i stopped and for the last 3 months i worked there i did nothing illegal. I quit there and went to another job and about a week later i recieved an internet call that they had me on camera steeling videogames and movies. I know i took videogames but didnt take movies.They wanted me to appear in court july 6. I am very afraid and i don't know what the punishments are. I will never consider ever doing anything like that again. i dont know what to do and i am very ashaimed
my questions are:
1 what should i do?
2.what are the most specific punishments for this being my first and last.
3. does it matter what city or state i am in austin tx
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- 5 Comments
- So they have filed a civil lawsuit against you? Have they demanded a specific sum of money?#1; Thu, 23 Jun 2005 21:36:00 GMT
- Without knowing more about this "court date", it is impossible for me to guess what they have in mind.#2; Fri, 24 Jun 2005 19:57:00 GMT
- no just gave me a date but i was at work so i told them to call me back later#3; Fri, 24 Jun 2005 18:19:00 GMT
- by they i mean toys r us. i would like to settle this with as little humiliation as possible and hopefully not have this on my record.#4; Thu, 23 Jun 2005 20:35:00 GMT
If by "they", you mean the police and courts, then you are presumably facing criminal charges?
QuotingThey wanted me to appear in court july 6. I am very afraid and i don't know what the punishments are.
If you are being summoned to court for a criminal offense, you should consult a criminal defense attorney about your situation.#5; Thu, 23 Jun 2005 20:31:00 GMT