Shoplifters beware

A mall in Staten Island, New York will post the pictures of shoplifters at kiosks through the facility, according an article in the NY Daily News.

Here’s the jist:

Staten Island shoplifters, beware: ‘Tis definitely better to give than deceive this holiday season.

Shoppers caught filling their stockings (or anything else) with stolen merchandise could find their faces flashing every six minutes on electronic billboards in the Staten Island Mall. The first-of-its-kind program – initially to feature five convicted Staten Island shoplifters – will run through Christmas.

“I wanted to do something just to warn people who might have ideas about shoplifting,” said Staten Island District Attorney Dan Donovan, whose office created the program. “With economic times hard, more people might consider doing this. We just want people to be forewarned.”

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