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Breaking News in the Industry: March 28, 2019

Employee pleads not guilty to $3,200 cash theft A former cashier at Sioux City's now-closed Sears store has pleaded not guilty to stealing more than...
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Breaking News in the Industry: March 27, 2019

Shoplifting blitz nabs 9 The Georgetown Police Department in Kentucky, partnered with local businesses to crack down on shoplifting last week, charging seven individuals with...
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Store Manager Has Heart Attack after Shoplift Confrontation; Saved by Customer’s CPR

A c-store manager credits one of his customers and two police officers with saving his life when he went into cardiac arrest after confronting...

Breaking News in the Industry: March 26, 2019

Mom, son, 3 others busted in $10M jewelry scheme Five people have been charged in connection with an Atlanta burglary in which thieves made off...
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ORC Duo Busted, $100,000 in Goods Recovered

A man and woman have been arrested in a major, organized retail crime ring in Glendale, California, after detectives found them in possession of...
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Breaking News in the Industry: March 22, 2019

Trio arrested for theft of $21,000 worth of alcohol Three California women have been arrested, accused of stealing as much as $21,000 worth of alcohol...

Suspected Shoplifter Killed by Passing Car after Being Tased by Police

In the state of Washington, Skagit County investigators are looking into the death of a shoplifting suspect who was fatally struck by a vehicle...
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Breaking News in the Industry: March 21, 2019

ORC ring admits to $700,000 shoplifting scheme The owner of two pawn shops in Bucks County Pennsylvania, and one of his employees admitted Wednesday to...
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China Breaks up $15M Fake Merchandise Ring

Chinese police have arrested 32 members of a group they said had made and sold up to 100 million yuan ($15 million) worth of...

Breaking News in the Industry: March 20, 2019

Serial shoplifter 'banned for life' from malls A Wisconsin woman was taken into custody again on Monday afternoon after she carried a large armload of...

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