Swiping Office Supplies From Work: No Biggie or No-No?

By ABC News

May 15, 2013 3:35pm
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Seventy-five percent of Americans admit to stealing on the job, according to self-report studies.

Chances are, in your drawers at home you’ll find a few of the most commonly stolen office items: Post-It notes, tape, scissors and highlighters.

The boss might not be too happy. It turns out that employee “sticky fingers” may cost companies more than $50 billion per year, according to the U.S. Department of Commerce. And firms are cracking down, using private investigators, background checks and even hidden cameras to sniff out workplace thieves.

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