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Articles by Bill Turner, LPC
Various factors, including tight budgets, increases in serious crime, and shrinking availability of patrols have affected police procedures and shoplifting penalties.
As we all know, a major crisis can arise at any time. It can be natural or man-made, short-lived or having devastating consequences over an extended period, affecting one business or many, and permanently damaging the reputation of some.
According to online statistics database Statista, the value of payment fraud losses in the United States rose from $5.6 billion in 2012 to an estimated $9.1 billion in 2018.
With the growth of online shopping comes security issues in e-commerce that LP professionals need to understand.
By now, most people are familiar with events surrounding the tragic shooting at Santa Fe High School last Friday. Dimitrios Pagourtzis came to school with a .38 revolver and systematically shot students he didn’t like. Ten students died.
His first victim was a girl who had repeatedly spurned his aggressive advances.
Cargo theft statistics vary, but it is generally agreed upon that cargo theft is a $15 to $30 billion-dollar problem each year in the United States.
When I was growing up in retail, the word was that “department stores are dying. That was in the early 1980s. Then came the resurgence of Macy’s. Dead? Not so fast.
OK, it’s true that in 2018, traditional department stores may now be an endangered species, but it took forty years.