Have you ever known "anyone" to do anything illegal and not gotten caught?

What was it and why? I knew a guy who was totally broke because his paycheck was lost in the mail and his kids had no food. He wrote a hot check on a closed account in another town to buy them food.

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  • 1 decade ago
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    Yes, me. I became a thief for several months (B&E cars mostly) many years ago to feed my family when I could not find work and welfare was not willing to give me a hand. Also dealt drugs during that timeframe as well. I was never apprehended for doing any of the many crimes that I did during that time (and made enough money doing it to feed my family AND pay all bills every month!!)

  • 1 decade ago

    I saw just three months ago ,coming out of a WAL-MART two african american women atempting to walk out with TWO FULL carts of GROCERIES,because the ladies that work in the intrance seem to not pay much attention to what people carry out .

    Sometimes they just say to most " Have a good day" or " Good night" and just nod their head and smile,but THAT particiular night ,these two women had their little kids with them as well!

    I mean ,NOTHING in their carts had been paid for,they had all the nessesities for a weeks worth of grocieries AND toiletries,and the one lady took notice and tried to stop her as a huge pack of PAMPERS diapers fell out of the cart,and the women was like shoving the employee away and they called a bunch of MALE employees to the front and they RAN out the door and the two theifs left EVERYTHING they tried to get away with stealing in the parking lot.

    I mean I can't believe those two women actually thought they would get away with that ,and how the heck would they have loaded all the groceries and other stuff in thier car in time to drive away with out getting caught?!

    One employee did get the licence plate though .

    Hopefully they were tracked down!

  • 4 years ago

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    YES!!! I did this summer. I broke into a public pool at 3 am in the morning...I also left beer cans in there. and i broke into the place where they keep the toys!! I did not get caught and probably will not do it again, but it was fun!

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    That relay sad. Ya I know allot of people who are always doing illegal stuff and haven't gotten caught stuff like making moonshine, doing drug's, and robing people i think that all of it is wrong but the stuff that do sent hurt people in Any way is OK

  • stacy
    Lv 4
    1 decade ago

    i know that lots of ppl do illegal things that they do not 'need' to and get away with it and then there are the regular good guys who try their best and do one little necessary wrong and get caught and punished immediately. i have put it down as humor of the fates.

    i know that sounds pitiful but there is no real logical explaination except that for some ppl crime really does pay!!

  • Jen
    Lv 5
    1 decade ago

    When I was in high school, years ago, my friend had stolen a bottle of Electric Youth (that cheap, lame Debbie Gibson perfume) at Kmart. I was so upset by it, telling her no not to do it. We didn't talk for a long time afterwards!

  • 1 decade ago

    Yes, I have gotten away with, and continue to get away with doing illegal things. What illegal acts I have commited, I will never tell.

  • 1 decade ago

    Of course I've known criminals in my life. Who hasn't? I knew this old dude that would steal diapers and return them for cash claiming he bought the wrong size for his grandchild! What a jerk.

  • 1 decade ago

    sometimes people do what they have to do to survive. each of us have that basic instinct. try not to judge your friend too harshly, eventually he will probably be found out, it's likely. let him do what it takes to feed his kids, but you could advise him that he salvation army, red cross, his local church and other local resources may be able to help him. let him use your phone if you can, maybe that would help...oh, and yes i have known someone to do something illegal and not get caught, you know him too i'm sure.....example: O.J.

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