Three out of four UK residents admit to commiting “micro-crimes"

The poll by Yougov, an international internet-based market research company in the UK, has found that three out of four Britons questioned confessed to committing some sort of “micro crime”.

The most common being illegally downloading movies and music as well as dodging public transport fares.

Matthew Smith, data journalist at Yougov says while conducting the poll, 74% of people confessed to taking advantage of self-checkouts to avoid paying for something, or lying about their age to get a better deal.

Listen to Matthew Smith speak about other findings of this interesting poll:


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