We cover a lot of credit card fraud news in the LPM Insider. It’s a natural topic for a readership heavily concentrated in retail and retail loss prevention. But the statistics keep changing, as do some of the suggestions to help protect yourself. So, an update and review every so Read More
Organized retail crime (ORC) has been a serious concern for retailers for many years—but the problem isn’t going away. Recent data from the National Retail Federation puts the loss from ORC in 2017 at over $726,351 per $1 billion in sales, a significant increase over 2016. But what’s causing the Read More
Retail loss prevention professionals know that organized retail crime (ORC) is a threat not to be taken lightly. But statistics are showing aggressive offenders are on the rise. How are you keeping your store teams safe? Read More
The increase in organized retail crime (ORC) activity has prompted many retailers to invest in tools and technologies to protect their merchandise. Partnerships between the private sector and public law enforcement professionals also help to improve security. But one useful tool is often overlooked in the fight against ORC: the Read More
Many years ago, when Conan O’Brien was battling NBC over his role in late-night programming, he announced his intentions while waiting for a resolution. “I will continue to put on as good a show each night as I can,” Conan told his audience. “While stealing as many office supplies as Read More
Curt Crum is a CID special services manager for the Boise Police Department, where he has spent his entire career. Crum also serves as the president of the board for the Coalition of Law Enforcement and Retail (CLEAR), a nonprofit association emphasizing partnerships among public and private-sector members with the Read More
Shoplifting in Fitting Rooms
Will shoplifting in fitting rooms continue to be a problem given new technologies and laws?
By Bill Turner, LPC
Any loss prevention professional who has worked is a store that sells apparel is probably familiar with customers shoplifting in fitting rooms. But how much do you know about changing Read More
By Jack Trlica
The latest edition of LPM Online is focused on organized retail crime (ORC). Here’s a look at the excellent articles in this issue. Please forward the link to this edition to your friends in loss prevention and law enforcement who are focused on ORC.
ORC Is Worrisome, Worsening…And at Risk of Read More
The Latest Credit Card Fraud Statistics and Insights
Credit card fraud statistics reveal that online and card-not-present fraud is expected to increase in the coming years.
By Kelsey Seidler
Despite the introduction of more secure chip technology (also known as Europay, Mastercard, and Visa, or EMV technology), credit card fraud remains a concern Read More