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Organized retail crime (ORC) is continuing to grow, with nearly three-quarters of retailers surveyed reporting an increase in the past year, according to the 14th annual ORC study released recently by the National Retail Federation.
“Retailers continue to deal with increasing challenges and complications surrounding organized retail crime,” said NRF Read More
The Loss Prevention Research Council (LPRC) proposed the term “organized retail crime” in the early 2000s. Since that time, the problem has only become more pervasive. Law enforcement and retailers work hard to stay abreast of emerging issues in ORC, as schemes and techniques tend to change over time.
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Following an extensive investigation into an organized retail crime operation, police executed eight different search warrants to include a home, garage, vehicle and three storage facilities in southeast Calgary. When the dust cleared and the seizure of goods was completed, Inspector Nancy Farmer was at a loss when attempting to describe Read More
Working in conjunction with the State Wide Narcotics Task force, Waterbury, Connecticut detectives revealed that they have uncovered a major organized retail crime operation involving hundreds of thousands of dollars of stolen retail merchandise that was being stored at a local warehouse. Authorities say that they have served search warrants Read More