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
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Articles by Bill Turner, LPC
Like most IT strategies, securing suppliers is an ongoing effort. The whole process should be reviewed regularly.
Now that people are aware that information on their cards, and even their passports, can be read wirelessly and remotely, many are looking for ways to protect themselves. Purchasing an RFID blocking wallet (or sleeve, or pouch) is one way. Isn’t it?
Robocalls reached a record 3.36 billion in April of 2018, according to the voicemail and cell blocking app YouMail. That equates to 1,297 calls placed each second.
I’m willing to bet that Sears has touched almost everyone reading this post in one way or another. It’s worth looking up the history of the company online to get a feel for just how many facets of everyday life in the United States have, in some way, involved Sears.
Whether in a booster bag, booster girdle, stroller or wearing stolen merchandise out of a store, the fitting room seems like a great place to conceal merchandise. So, what are some current methods to curb shoplifting in fitting rooms?
One piece of good news for California prosecutors is AB1065, a bill that makes it easier to tackle organized retail crime (ORC). As of July 2018, the bill has moved through the legislature but needs a final push in the state senate to make it to the governor’s desk.
Similar to eBay’s process, dark web sellers often solicit and publish customer feedback so perspective buyers can evaluate the criminal’s reputation for delivering illegal stolen identity information as described. How’s that for honor among thieves?
For the past five years, CargoNet has reported a rise in cargo theft incidents over the Labor Day holiday (reported as the Thursday before to the Wednesday after). California leads in reported incidents, followed by New Jersey and Texas.