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Scott Womack

Sergeant Scott Womack is a 14-year veteran with the Raleigh Police Department in Raleigh, North Carolina, and currently serves as the president of the Carolinas Organized Retail Crime Alliance. Womack works intently with area loss prevention professionals to identify boosters and fences, as well as investigates organized retail crime. He has authored a continuing education course for law enforcement professionals on organized retail crime to empower them to partner with the retail industry to combat the issue. Womack holds a master's in business administration from Pfeiffer University and a bachelor's degree in History from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
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Are Retailers Selling Shoplifting Tools?

I purchased the cooler bag and went to one of my corporate retail colleagues to test the bag with two different types of electronic article surveillance (EAS) tags; the classic hard tags and UPC-style sticker tags. After a series of tests, I noted the following results.

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