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Venezuelan Tourist Cleared Of Alleged Shoplifting At Macy’s

A Venezuelan tourist was acquitted Monday of shoplifting at Macy’s Herald Square flagship store, in one of several cases of shoppers saying they were wrongly accused of stealing at major New York City retailers.

03/31/2014

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Report: Forest Whitaker Says He Was Wrongly Accused Of Shoplifting In Deli

Academy Award-winning actor Forest Whittaker said in a published report that he was wrongly accused of shoplifting at a deli on the Upper West Side.

02/16/2013

John Grega

18 Years Later, L.I. Man Who Says He Was Wrongly Convicted Leaves Prison

There was an emotional homecoming Thursday for a Long Island man who spent 18 years in prison for a crime he says he didn’t commit. While on vacation with his wife in Vermont, she was brutally murdered and the crime was pinned on him.

08/23/2012

Shane Rhooms

Wrongly Accused Brooklyn Man Spends 18 Days At Rikers

Imagine being wrongly accused and jailed for it. That’s exactly what happened to a Brooklyn man who gained his freedom only after technology backed up his story.

12/22/2010