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Latest organized retail crime Stories

2010-06-15 07:00:00

BOCA RATON, Fla., June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Retailers lost more than $33 billion to theft last year according to a recent annual survey conducted by the University of Florida with a funding grant from ADT Security Services. The National Retail Security Survey (NRSS) preliminary results show a slight decrease in the rate of theft as a percent of sales from 1.51 percent or $36.5 billion in 2008 to 1.44 percent or $33.5 billion in 2009. (Logo:...

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2010-03-22 15:20:00

On Monday, Ebay Inc. said they have teamed up with the National Retail Federation, the trade group for the retail industry, to combat organized retail crime. Reuters reports that the two companies will receive support from the Federal Bureau of Investigation.  The partnership aims to help law enforcement in criminal probes and to prevent crimes in which goods are stolen from brick-and-mortar stores and then resold online. According to a report released in November from Retail Research...

2009-11-20 09:30:00

BOCA RATON, Fla., Nov. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- The busiest shopping season of the year is upon us and more shoppers in stores mean more shoplifting and theft. Retail theft was up for the first time in six years according to the National Retail Security Survey conducted by the University of Florida and funded by ADT Security Services. In 2008, retailers reported losing $36.3 billion to theft, which includes shoplifting, employee theft and vendor fraud. (Logo:...

2009-06-15 11:28:00

Preliminary Results Indicate Recession and Reduced Store Staffing Combine to Increase Shoplifting and Organized Retail Crime BOCA RATON, Fla., June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Retail theft, including shoplifting, employee theft, administrative error and vendor fraud, is up, according to a recent annual survey conducted by the University of Florida with a funding grant from ADT Security Services. The National Retail Security Survey (NRSS) preliminary results show a real increase in the rate of retail...