Tag: theft and fraud


Organized Retail Crime Associations: The Complete List

Organized Retail Crime Associations: The Complete List

The number of organized retail crime associations (ORCAs) has grown steadily in recent years, with a primary emphasis on assisting law enforcement, retail investigators, and prosecutors with the identification, investigation, and prosecution of those involved in organized retail crime.

In response to the scope and severity of organized retail crime concerns   Read More


March Networks and Patriot One Announce Integrated Video and Covert Weapon Detection Solution

March Networks and Patriot One Announce Integrated Video and Covert Weapon Detection Solution

March Networks and Patriot One Technologies Inc., developer of a revolutionary weapons detection system, recently announced an integration that offers video-enabled covert weapon detection notifications to aid visual verification of potential threats and reconstruct incidents by providing clear video and data evidence to support investigations.

By combining real-time covert weapon detection   Read More


What Is Organized Retail Crime?

What Is Organized Retail Crime?

Organized retail crime (ORC) involves the association of two or more persons engaged in illegally obtaining retail merchandise in substantial quantities through both theft and fraud as part of an unlawful commercial enterprise.

The primary objective of these professional crime rings is to steal from retail organizations for the purpose of   Read More


Smart People Say Smart Things

Smart People Say Smart Things

In every issue of the print magazine since 2001—and now in our digital magazine LPM Online—we have conducted an executive interview with some of the top professionals in loss prevention, retail, and a few outside the industry. These exceptional individuals have much to say about a wide range of subjects.   Read More


Controlling Retail Shrink in Stores with No Loss Prevention

Controlling Retail Shrink in Stores with No Loss Prevention

A question frequently asked by retail customers—and even some loss prevention professionals just getting started in their careers—involves many of the smaller stores where they shop, and how shoplifting and other retail shrink concerns are managed in retail stores with no loss prevention team.

First, few retail companies actually attempt to   Read More


Today’s Top LP Jobs

Today’s Top LP Jobs

Director of Creative & Client Services, LPM Media Group, (NC)
LPM Media Group is looking for an organized and creative individual to support our growing business by providing custom publishing services to our clients through the delivery of print, digital, and mobile solutions for employee training, awareness, and communication campaigns. While   Read More


15 Best Practices for Inventory Loss Prevention

15 Best Practices for Inventory Loss Prevention

In April 2014, the ECR Europe Shrink and On-shelf Availability Group received a special award from ECR Europe to celebrate 15 years of the group and the delivery of an estimated €1.5 billion (~ $1.6 billion) in savings for the industry.

As Sir Terry Leahy, former CEO of Tesco, once said   Read More


How Much Do You Know about Credit Card Fraud?

How Much Do You Know about Credit Card Fraud?

Credit card fraud is defined by Wikipedia as “a wide-ranging term for theft and fraud committed using or involving a payment card, such as a credit card or debit card as a fraudulent source of funds in a transaction. The purpose may be to obtain goods without paying, or to   Read More