Tag: organized shoplifting
By Nick Arenas
While society often imagines the shoplifter as someone stealing food or toiletries out of necessity to survive, often this is not the case. In fact, one study notes that socio-economic status is not an accurate predictor for potential shoplifting.
Many habitual shoplifters report stealing almost twice a week, and shoplifting is Read More
Nationwide mall theft ring accused of shoplifting $20M of high-end merchandise
For at least the past decade, Tijuana vendors put in special orders for designer merchandise, dispatching teams of shoplifters to malls around the country to steal more than $20 Million in loot that could be sold at lower prices in Read More
Three arrested in fencing operation
Chipotle data breach?
Police work with retailers recognized
POS malware can target driver’s license info
Texas Rangers investigating armed robbery
MI bill could authorize theft fees
Diplomat’s wife avoids shoplifting charge Read More
On Election Day in California, November 14, 2014, a crowd gathered outside a courthouse wearing fake handcuffs and carrying signs saying “End Mass Incarceration.” On that day, California passed Proposition 47, which would reduce punishment for more than one million people.
Passing by a 60 percent to 40 percent margin, the Read More
11 years for credit card fraud
Fraudster running his scheme from jail
$6.8M counterfeit judgement
Shoplift penalties increase in TN
Arby’s hit with more lawsuits
Tougher shoplift bill in WV
First quarter retail sales may be grim Read More
Those within the loss prevention field have observed the trend to deviate away from hiring private investigators (PI) to do your organized retail crime (ORC) surveillance projects to teaching your in-house investigators within a structured surveillance training program. The cost and complexities of PI contracts have switched to expanding the Read More