The Biggest News in Loss Prevention: July 15 – 21

We know that your week can get busy, and the time you have to catch up on the news from around the retail loss prevention industry is often stolen away by other things. That’s why the LPM team sifts through headlines from all over the country to bring only the most relevant LP news to you here, in our special weekly news round-up—the perfect bookend to a productive week.

Here’s What You May Have Missed

Former Wayne County Employee Pleads Guilty to Stealing Over $1.7M in County Funds
A former Wayne County Roads Division employee pleaded guilty today to conspiring to steal over $1.7 million in county funds, United States Attorney Dawn N. Ison and Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy announced.

Man and Woman Face 51 Charges After Alleged Theft Spree in Washington County
A 21-year-old woman and a 22-year-old man have been booked into jail on 51 potential charges: two dozen against her and 27 against him.

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Safeway Stores Turn to Tech to Deter Shoplifting Near Bay Area
Retail theft has become such a problem for Safeway, that the grocery store chain has added advanced security measures around the Bay Area. Click here to see the video

Group Including 13-year-old Suspected of Over 90 Shoplifting Incidents in Maryland
Montgomery County police say the group is responsible for $78,000 in theft from Ulta Beauty stores in the D.C. area, and $49,000 in theft from 11 Ulta Beauty, Sephora, Target and Nike stores in the county

BOC Apprehends Counterfeit Goods Worth P240M
The Bureau of Customs’ (BOC) Port of Subic has apprehended P240 million worth of counterfeit wearables during an operation last month.

San Pablo Police Catch Pair in Antioch With $13K in Stolen Sunglasses
The San Pablo Police Department reported that two women from the City of Antioch were arrested with over $13k in stolen sunglasses.

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