Talk about being slick. This aunty certainly mastered the art of distraction while pickpocketing money.
In a Facebook video posted on 29 June, a makcik was captured swiftly stealing money and claiming that she was shortchanged at a vegetable stall at Pasir Ris, Singapore.
CCTV footage showed her innocently paying for some vegetables. However, just as the stall owner gave back her balance, the woman was seen pocketing a bank note while distracting the sales man.
She then cunningly showed the stall owner how he had given her back the "wrong" change
Puzzled by his miscalculation, the man recounted the cash in her hand and consequently gave her another note.The original video, which has been taken down, was uploaded by Facebook user Fu Yuet Ho. It went viral since its posting garnering over 150,000 views and 4,000 shares.
Watch the aunty's smooth criminal moves in a version of the video below:
Spot her subtle move at 00:47.
Some netizens expressed their disgust at the situation, saying that her actions were as good as shoplifting
While others said that she should be reported to the police
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