Tag: theft investigation


Test, Do, Learn, and Share

Over the years, enterprise needs for supply-chain asset protection (SCAP) have undergone a transformation from lock-and-key security operations to more integrated supply-chain security and facilitation networks. By taking advantage of the latest technology, this evolution is possible. However, too many organizations look to technology as a cure-all. This leads to   Read More


ORC Theft Trends and Impact

ORC Theft Trends and Impact

Loss prevention has traditionally focused on shortage reduction through an emphasis on internal theft, external shoplifting, and operational controls. Resources to prevent these losses have been spent on developing programs and controls to stop loss from within the company.

Within the past decade, retailers have identified the growing threat of organized   Read More


Holiday Return Fraud Statistics for 2017

Holiday Return Fraud Statistics for 2017

More than 5 percent of holiday returns in 2017 are expected to be fraudulent, according to retailers. That would put the total loss to retailers from return fraud—for just the holiday season—at more than $2 billion. Fraud statistics for the year suggest that retailers will lose more than $9 billion   Read More


A Formula for Fighting Organized Retail Theft

A Formula for Fighting Organized Retail Theft

What started out as a small meeting in Houston to discuss the problem of infant formula theft led to arguably one of the most significant positive examples of teamwork between private sector loss prevention, law enforcement, and government officials in the fight against organized retail theft. The lessons from these   Read More