Circle K Helps Place Bounties On Heads Of Anonymous Thieves On Facebook

Figuring cops shouldn’t be the only ones chasing down criminals via Facebook, convenience store chain Circle K has started going after small-time alleged thieves by posting surveillance video footage on Facebook. The chain’s partner, crime fighting nonprofit Silent Witness, gives as much as $100 to those who spot acquaintances and soon-to-be-former friends making off with beer.

Tucson Weekly reports the program, dubbed Circle K Crime Busters, encompasses 625 stores in Arizona and Nevada. Circle K’s loss-prevention manager calls it “a safe conduit to report crime.”

To gawk at alleged criminals, visit the Circle K Crime Busters page.

To Catch a Beer Thief [Tucson Weekly]