Odd News 11/30/18: The Top 5 Things We Steal from Work

The Top Five Things We Steal from Work . . . and 7% Have Stolen Toilet Paper

Do you ever treat the supply closet at your job like it's a store where everything's FREE? A new survey asked people if they've ever stolen stuff from work. Here are the five most common items we steal . . .

1. Pens and pencils. 38% of us have stolen them from work before.

2. Note pads and other stationery, 22%.

3. Printer paper, 18%.

4. Staplers, 8%.

5. Food from the kitchen, also 8%. Toilet paper just missed the top five at 7%.

Also, 5% of us have stolen things like mugs or silverware from the kitchen . . . 3% have stolen MONEY . . . and 2% have stolen a computer.

The survey also asked bosses how SERIOUS it is to steal different things. 89% said stealing money is "very serious," and 87% said the same about a computer or laptop.

Less than 15% said it's serious to steal things like pens, pencils, scissors, and stationery.

(YouGov) Image (c) 2018 Getty Images


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