The Baby-Formula Crime Ring
It’s pricey, it’s portable, its users need it constantly, and retailers love to buy it at a discount. All of which makes it a perfect product to steal.
An interesting analysis and breakdown of a pyramid scheme intersecting with a scheme to steal and resell baby formula.
Nothing on how it should be affordable in the first place...
“BETWEEN FACTORY AND BABY AISLE, FORMULA’S CHEAP INGREDIENTS BECOME STEEPLY, EVEN MYSTERIOUSLY EXPENSIVE. BASIC TYPES RUN ABOUT $15 FOR A 12.5-OUNCE CAN, AMOUNTING TO PERHAPS $150 A MONTH FOR A FULLY FORMULA-FED INFANT.”Posted on 2019-11-10T20:57:15+0000