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Boca Bra Bandits Stole $34K in Bras, Panties

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By Stephanie Rabiner, Esq. on March 05, 2012 5:05 AM

The Boca bra bandits have been caught!

Police in Boca Raton, Fla. have arrested Tysheka Pink, 29, and Katina Summerset, 39, ending a months-long shoplifting spree at local Victoria's Secret locations. The pair is estimated to have stolen more than $34,000 worth of bras and panties since October.

They then returned the merchandise, seeking a full refund.

There's no doubt the women weren't very good about concealing their crimes. The bra bandits also returned to each store on multiple occasions. They hit the Boynton Beach store eleven times, according to the Sun Sentinel. Not exactly the smartest move.

The pair was caught this week after making at least their second trip to a Victoria's Secret store located in Town Center Mall, explains MSNBC. They were in possession of over 90 bras that are worth a grand total of $4,500.

Men -- pretty underthings are kind of expensive.

Boca Raton police have charged the bra bandits with grand theft and organized fraud. Similar charges may also be filed in nearby Boynton Beach, according to the Sun Sentinel.

The grand theft charges are most likely a second degree felony, which requires the value of stolen property to be between $20,000 and $100,000. The crime alone carries up to a $10,000 fine and 15 years in jail. The organized fraud charge is also likely to be a second degree felony, and carries similar penalties.

With the lofty fines, restitution and jail time they're facing, it seems the bra bandits seriously wasted their time.

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