Who, What, Why: Is taking rubbish illegal? – BBC News

Posted May 31st, 2011 in handling stolen goods, news, theft, waste by sally

“A woman has admitted handling stolen goods after being accused of taking potato waffles, pies, and 100 packets of ham from a bin outside of a Tesco Express in Essex. But if something is thrown away, when is it illegal to take it?”

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BBC News, 31st May 2011

Source: www.bbc.co.uk