Nov. 7, 2012 at 1:36 PM ET
Kathie Lee and Hoda got to dabble in hard journalism on TODAY Wednesday, performing a little investigative work on their own staff.
The perp? TODAY producer Joanne LaMarca. The crime? Wearing new clothing — with the tags on — before returning the items back to their stores. KLG warned shopkeepers that Joanne routinely returned stuff she's already taken for a spin. They caught her in the act this morning, and forced her to cut the tags off of a dress she planned to take back.
"We shamed her into buying it!" crowed Kathie Lee, before asking viewers: Have you ever returned clothes you've worn? And do you consider it thievery? Weigh in below and sound off on our Facebook page.
Julieanne Smolinski is a TODAY.com contributor who respects Forever 21's strident merchandise return policy.
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