At first, this may seem like an issue that involves only the retailer. However, the decision to ignore generally accepted cash and merchandise controls has far-reaching implications. Read More
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For more than 30 years, I have been researching employee theft, occupational crime, employee dishonesty, and workplace deviance. I peruse scholarly journals and academic publications regularly for research studies that could help us all better understand this phenomenon.
This post features a couple of relevant employee theft articles that may shed Read More
By Gary Oberman
For retailers around the globe, one of the greatest sources of loss comes from the inside. The problems of employee dishonesty and payroll fraud are real. According to the Jack L. Hayes International 25th Annual Retail Theft Survey, internal theft issues are increasing at a rate of 5.5 percent every year and Read More
For retailers around the globe, one of the greatest sources of loss comes from the inside. The problems of employee theft and payroll fraud are real. Growing at a rate of 5.5 percent every year, internal issues are having a significant effect on the bottom line. Visit Booth Read More
“Workplace Theft: An Analysis of Student-Employee Offenders and Job Attributes” is an article authored by Elizabeth Ehrhardt Mustaine (University of Central Florida) and Richard Tewksbury (University of Louisville) and published in the American Journal of Criminal Justice 27:1 (pages 111 – 127, 2002). This employee theft study surveyed a large Read More
A father-son duo recently stole more than $41,000 worth of frozen chicken wings in an internal theft incident from a locally owned restaurant in Syracuse, New York. The Onondaga County Sherriff’s Office has charged Paul Rojek, 56, and his son Joshua, 33, with grand larceny and falsifying business records.
Both men Read More