You stole what? 7 bizarre items thieves love

The FBI estimates that retail crime costs the U.S. $30 billion a year, and some household items that people steal may surprise you.

Pregnancy tests

stolen goods

A pregnancy test may not make your wish list, but it's popular among thieves for a couple of reasons.

First, they're easy to steal. Many little boxes can be stuffed quickly into a bag in one fell swoop.

Second, the tests themselves, like many other over-the-counter items at drug stores, can be pricey.

And third, people hate paying a lot for something they're only going to use once. Knocking a few bucks off the price tag takes the edge off.

Now, if only the thieves would offer a bundle deal to include diapers and baby formula ...

- Last updated June 12 2013 12:13 PM ET
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