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What Is Embezzlement?

What Is Embezzlement?

Simply stated, embezzlement involves a breach of trust. The nature of embezzlement can be either minor in nature (for example, a dishonest employee pocketing a few dollars from the cash register), or involve immense sums of money and sophisticated schemes.   Read More


Reduce Employee Theft by Removing Opportunity

Reduce Employee Theft by Removing Opportunity

Not every solution needs to feed into the crime prevention arms race. An important foundation, say researchers and industry experts, is for retailers to assess whether their basic control policies and procedures might be inadvertently contributing to employee dishonesty.   Read More


Rapport-Building Techniques: The Power of Connection

Rapport-Building Techniques: The Power of Connection

Using rapport-building techniques with the subject can aid in gleaning information that can help identify and build rationalizations to be used later in the interview process. Establishing a rapport is a critical part of the interview, helping to build trust and injecting a certain level of serenity into the process.   Read More


A Lifetime of Learning

A Lifetime of Learning

EDITOR’S NOTE: Chad McIntosh is the vice president of loss prevention and risk management for Bloomingdale’s. He has more than forty years of loss prevention experience with companies that include Macy’s, Polo Ralph Lauren, and The Home Depot. Throughout his career, McIntosh has been highly active in the loss prevention   Read More