The Biggest News in Loss Prevention: October 28 – November 3

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

$1M Retail Theft Bust in California
A man was arrested in Stockton, California after California Highway Patrol officials searched a home and found approximately $1 million in allegedly stolen merchandise.

Florida Is Cracking Down on Retail Theft
Florida is cracking down on organized retail theft. Recent multi-agency criminal investigations uncovered millions of dollars in stolen goods and murdered suspects, Attorney General Ashley Moody said.

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Man Arrested as $4M Worth of Computers Are Seized in LA County Theft Operation
In Southern California, law enforcement halted a significant theft operation, resulting in the arrest of a man accused of stealing $4 million worth of computers.

Counterfeit Jewelry Worth Over $3M Seized in Cincinnati
From Oct. 25 to Oct. 28, US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers in Cincinnati seized three shipments, all from Hong Kong, containing nearly 800 pieces of counterfeit designer watches and jewelry.

America’s Shoplifting Problem Explained by Retail Workers and Thieves
“Retailers would rather complain about shoplifting than invest in fighting it.” Read more in this article.

Danger in the Store: Retail Crime Makes Everyone a Potential Victim
Retail crime tipped from a nagging problem to a full-blown national crisis on September 26, the last Tuesday of the month. Three unrelated events occurred that called everyone’s attention to the retail crime crisis.

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