A 70-year-old Huron Township, Michigan, woman who allegedly was the head of an organized crime ring, along with three other individuals were recently arrested and arraigned on charges concerning an Organized Retail Fraud Enterprise that was doing illegal business out of a little dive called the Cas Bar.
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Authorities say two Arizona men have been arrested in connection with defrauding a California fund designed to encourage recycling of more than $16 million. Investigators spent five months looking into Bustillos Trucking for potentially bringing in out-of-state beverage containers to take advantage of the state’s California Refund Value program.
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A security officer in Hollywood, California, shot and killed a suspected shoplifter at a Walgreens drug store Sunday night, police announced. The deadly incident happened at 8:10 p.m. at the the Walgreens at Sunset Boulevard and Vine Street, according to Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) Officer D. Orris.
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Last week’s LPM Insider survey asked whether respondents thought they were earning a fair wage for the work they do. One reader commented, “Companies that are too tight with their money lose loyalty, and then their best people. Then they wonder why. The door swings both ways.” Read More
Over 1 million copyright-infringing website domain names selling counterfeit fake goods were criminally and civilly seized within the past year through the combined efforts of law-enforcement agencies across the world, high-profile industry representatives, and anti-counterfeiting associations. The ongoing intellectual property enforcement initiative targeting fake websites, dubbed ‘Operation In Our Sites,’ Read More
Interviewing active shoplifters is the most interesting part of my job. For an hour, I speak as seldom as I can. I listen, and I observe. What they have to say is fascinating. Their actions and mannerisms weave together with their words like a code waiting to be cracked. Why Read More
A department store loss prevention associate in Pennsylvania was dragged by a getaway vehicle Sunday while trying to stop a shoplifter, authorities said. The alleged thief and accomplice got away but state police later arrested them hiding in one suspect’s home.
Jailed in the Butler County Prison on robbery and other Read More