The crime of shoplifting is as old as shopping itself. The first documented cases of shoplifting took place in 16th-century London and involved groups of men called “lifters” (early organized retail crime?). Read More
The Jewelers’ Security Alliance (JSA) has recorded eight smash-and-grab robberies at Southern California jewelry stores in the last 10 days, as well as an unsettling string of thefts in Colorado. The California robberies began on January 12 and generally feature groups of masked men, one group numbered seven people, who smash jewelers’ Read More
Police found more than 100 bags of heroin while arresting two city residents for allegedly shoplifting from the Cumberland Farms in North Adams, Massachusetts, last week. Officers initially responded to the report of shoplifting at Cumberland Farms and after receiving descriptions of the suspects, officers located two people matching those Read More
By Jack Trlica
Today, more than ever, retailers need solutions to address the ever-growing problem of shoplifting and theft. The criminal justice system has not been effective in solving this. [Sponsored Post] Read More
New details have been revealed in several cases of credit card theft involving one man over the course of eight months. Pittsburgh’s Action News 4 first reported about 34-year-old Mark Melodia in December after he was accused of defrauding the Omni William Penn Hotel in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Recently released criminal complaints show Read More