[VIDEO] Thieves stealing rackets from Maxsports

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  1. kwun

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    Maxsports in Toronto, Canada posted this video of 3 thieves stealing 6 badminton and 2 tennis rackets from their store. They did it by the grandma stuffing them in her pants. Who needs racket bags if we have big baggie pants...

    [video=youtube;T9y8kFPhW1w]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T9y8kFPhW1w[/video]
     
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    I'm not sure whether I'm more impressed by their audacity/skill at trying something like this, or by their stupidity in not recognising those hi-def surveillance cameras...
     
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    those hi-def surveillance camera is pretty impressive. can easily make out their faces.
     
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    Some people have no shame. :(
    Lets hope all those grommets scratched her legs to pieces.:eek:
     
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    Wow. Good capture.

    A sports shop that also shows badminton on TV.
     
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    looks like LD vs. Tian Hou Wei
     
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    Are they Canadian? They don't look like Canadian.
     
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    Lol... they're as much Canadian as I am a Malaysian ;) ... (I'm Malaysian born Chinese btw)

    In other words, there is no typical Canadian... we're quite multi cultural here with many sources of immigration.
     
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    Think they've decided badmtn is the way to lose weight... but didnt want to spend on rackets...
    { ^.^}
     
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    Who inserted the BWF theme music in that video LOL . BTW is like this music very much .
     
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    Even if they're caught and charged, theft under $5000 in Canada is peanuts and the courts will just give them a slap on the wrist and send them on their merry way to repeat the cycle again. That's Canadian justice for you...
     
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    They are pro they knew what they were doing. 3 people so two rackets each lol
     
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    Been to Maxsports a bunch of times, a shame people who don't appreciate local business' do these kind of things. Hope these thieves get caught and fined, for what that's worth.
     
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    Who needs a racquet bag eh?
     
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    Its Malaysia Open MS Final 2015. Lin Dan vs Chen Long
     
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    To deter future thieves, probably best for the store to relocate the high value items such as rackets to the front right next to the front desk / cashier.
     
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    Or make the would be thieves know that they are being recorded.
     
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    Most sport stores (even the small ones) here have anti thief sensors by the entrance. I suppose the special tags on the rackets or other high value items would trigger the sensors.
     
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    The surveillance cams are probably too well hidden...

    Should post a sign up by the entrance and racket and other display areas : "Smile, you're on camera... :)"
     
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    That is basically the idea.
     

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