When I went to prison, I was scared—not an uncommon feeling. I knew exactly what I did that landed me in there—32 federal felony counts of bribery, conspiracy, and money laundering—but I didn’t know why I did what I did. Read More
Tag: loss prevention investigations
The 2018 Coalition of Law Enforcement and Retail (CLEAR) Conference was held October 9-11 in Myrtle Beach, SC, with 180 attendees enjoying the 14 sessions, vendor interactions, and networking opportunities. A highlight of the conference was presenting awards for the law enforcement and loss prevention investigations of the year. Read More
Deep inside the data warehouses of companies across the world, billions of dollars are trapped in the subtle variations between the binary 0s and 1s that make up fraud and loss prevention data.
For Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) asset protection conference in 2014, JCPenney approached the University of Texas at Read More
Many people believe when an individual refuses to make eye contact there is a strong indication the person is being deceptive. People also believe the gestures of the hands and arms while telling a story is an indication of a lie being told.
Academic researchers have spent a considerable amount of Read More
This week, the Coalition of Law Enforcement and Retail (CLEAR) is holding its 8th annual conference in San Antonio, TX, where more than 180 attendees are taking in topics on ORC trends, dark web investigations, traveling ORC crews, civil unrest, gift card fraud, prosecution strategies, legislative updates and a host Read More
The concept of the retail return is a relatively new phenomenon. In the mid- to late-twentieth century, retailers began accepting returned merchandise as an attempt to gain a competitive edge. The concept worked.
For many retailers, flexible returns have become synonymous with quality customer service. Nordstrom, for example, has built a Read More
During LP Magazine’s fifteen-year history, loss prevention investigations have changed and transformed. Police investigators in law enforcement have come under increasing public scrutiny, especially for aggressive tactics and false convictions. As a result, interview tactics in both the public and private sectors seem to be shifting towards a less confrontational Read More
This LPM Digital department serves to remind our readers that LP Magazine goes beyond the world of print. In fact, we have a comprehensive array of content available at LossPreventionMedia.com. Following are summaries of some of the original content published daily on our website that is available free to our Read More
Based on another project, I have spent two months combing over every issue of Loss Prevention magazine. Being a reader from the very beginning and contributing content every now and then, I thought I was pretty familiar with the magazine’s history, its development, and the changes in the industry over Read More