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
14 Arrested in New Mexico Shoplifting Sting
Deputies in Albuquerque, New Mexico made a number of arrests as a part of Operation Undertow at a mall on June 30. They were monitoring JCPenney’s and Kohl’s after data showed those stores saw the most shoplifting.
New San Fran DA Starts Strong with Plans to Crack Down on Crime
Newly minted San Francisco District Attorney Brooke Jenkins kicked off her tenure by voicing support for a plan that would allow police officers access to real-time private security cameras to help curb crime.
Inside the ORC Ring That Took More Than $1M in Bikes from Denver Retailers
From September 2019 to June 2020, a ring of at least eight people allegedly perpetrated roughly 30 break-ins up and down Denver’s Front Range, carting off more than 200 bikes valued at nearly one million dollars.
Ex-Apple Employee Robbed Company of $10M
A former supply chain employee with Apple has been arrested for allegedly defrauding his former employer out of more than $10 million. He used his position to steal parts and have the company pay for items it never received.
Adore Me’s Battle Against Fakes on Amazon
A few years ago, like many other popular brands, Adore Me found that proprietary images of its merchandise were increasingly being featured on Amazon under sometimes misleading seller names like “Adome.”
Serial Shoplifter Threatened Staff with Needle
A shoplifter who threatened staff with a needle claiming it was infected with AIDS has been locked up. He used the syringe in a desperate attempt to evade capture after he was caught stealing booze from the store.