Is it me, or does that sentence make little sense?
Carrots are one of the cheapest vegetables by weight, which has led to suspicions that supermarket customers are abusing electronic checkouts in a shoplifting scam.
Emmeline Taylor, a senior lecturer in criminology at City, University of London, said people switch labels or deliberately input the wrong item to pay less for produce.Heh! Well, serves the supermarkets right. They put these things in to save money.
"This behaviour is perceived as cheating the system or a way of 'gamifying' an otherwise mundane routine," she added.It's just shoplifting, aided by technology.