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A Practical Guide to Online Fraud Investigations

A Practical Guide to Online Fraud Investigations

Criminals use many online venues to sell stolen merchandise. eBay strives to be the Internet industry leader in online fraud investigations in the effort to combat occurrences through our Global Asset Protection team that effectively partners with over 300 retailers to proactively identify and remove stolen property listed on our   Read More


A Brief History of Loss Prevention

A Brief History of Loss Prevention

The history of loss prevention reflects the dynamic nature of the industry and shows how it has risen in importance in the retail world since its inception. Back in the Sixties, retailers called the departments that were engaged to impact loss security. Many of the practitioners in those departments fit   Read More


Credit Card Fraud: Some Bad Guys DO Get Caught

Credit Card Fraud: Some Bad Guys DO Get Caught

Kamali Rives of Lilburn, Georgia, and his partners ran multiple credit card fraud and identity theft schemes and ultimately stole over $2 million dollars. Rives made a prosperous living for years victimizing hundreds of people. He used stolen identities to open bank accounts, write bad checks, take out fraudulent loans   Read More


Civil Recovery in the Sunshine State

Many people are familiar with civil recovery demands in Florida for $200 and use that amount as requested statutory damages for any civil shoplift or internal theft demands made. However, they may be leaving money on the table by not pursuing civil theft claims for what the Legislature of Florida   Read More


Emerging Trends in Loss Prevention

Emerging Trends in Loss Prevention

A Short History of Loss Prevention
In the sixties, retailers called the departments that were engaged to impact loss security. Many of the practitioners in those departments fit the nomenclature of their department in demeanor, behavior, action, and results. There was little communication between the security practitioners and the senior management   Read More


Target Investigations Hits the Bull’s Eye on Crime

Target Investigations Hits the Bull’s Eye on Crime

Something was amiss at the Target stores in Atlanta. Small, high-ticket items such as razors and film were disappearing from store shelves at an alarming rate. The stores’ assets protection teams were doing all they could to address the problem, but catching individual shoplifters didn’t appear to be making much   Read More