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
Bay Area Home Depot Bookkeeper Accused of $1.2M in Theft
An employee at the Home Depot in San Rafael was arrested on allegations she embezzled about $1.2 million from the store, police said.
14 Facing Charges in $20M Retail Theft Ring Busted in Miami
More than a dozen suspects are facing charges in connection with a retail theft ring in Miami that has caused more than $20 million in losses this year alone.
Millions in Counterfeit Goods Seized in Bust at Manhattan Storage Facility
Police performed a massive raid at a Manhattan storage facility in which millions of dollars in counterfeit goods were seized.
Flash Mob Steals Thousands in Merchandise from Van Nuys Shoe Store in Cali
Another business has fallen victim to a flash mob-style robbery, with eight suspects targeting a local shoe store in the latest case of retail theft in Southern California.
Man Shot at Officer After Shoplifting at Kohl’s in Virginia, 3 Arrested
A Norfolk man shot at police after leaving a Kohl’s in Virginia Beach with stolen merchandise, police say.
4 Arrested in California with $10K Worth of Stolen Lululemon Merchandise
Four people were arrested at the Lululemon at Broadway Plaza in Walnut Creek,
California in connection to an organized retail theft operation. Walnut Creek PD received information about organized retail thefts at Lululemon locations in Napa and Santa Rosa.