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Shoplifting Scams and Designing Out Crime

Shoplifting Scams and Designing Out Crime

Booster bags, or so-called “magic bags,” continue to be used by professional thieves for shoplifting. These foil-lined carriers work because the lining prevents the alarms actually connecting with the tag when passing through scanners. Despite penalties imposed on thieves for going equipped with these bags, and despite the best efforts   Read More


What Shoplifters Say about Stopping Shoplifting

What Shoplifters Say about Stopping Shoplifting

With all the advances in security measures, FBI Crime Index statistics show shoplifting offenses were up 13.3 percent in 1999 compared to 15 years ago. This increase is likely understated because the FBI statistics represent only cases reported to law enforcement. In recent years, retailers have reduced the number of cases reported   Read More