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Bobby DeAgostino promoted to Senior Director, Safety and Loss Prevention for Floor & Decor
Bobby was the Safety Director for the retailer since 2016 before receiving this promotion. He's held a variety of leadership positions in the retail industry including Regional VP of Family Dollar, Regional Director of Operations and Regional AP Manager for The Home Depot, Divisional LP Manager for Sears Holdings Corporation, and LP/Operations Manager for Hills Department Stores. Bobby earned his Bachelors of Science degree in Administration of Justice from Penn State University. Congratulations Bobby!

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ADT Brings Home "Installer of the Year" and "Integrated Installation of the Year" Awards for Commercial and Multi-Site Security at 23rd Annual Sammy Awards
ADT Inc., (NYSE: ADT), the leading provider of monitored security and interactive home and business automation solutions in the U.S. and Canada, was recently honored with two of the most prestigious awards in the security industry.

During the annual SAMMY Awards, held in Las Vegas, ADT was presented with both the Installer of the Year and Integrated Installation of the Year (Multi-Site Commercial) awards, earning the prestigious recognitions over the industry's top players.

ADT continues to grow its Commercial business, both organically and through strategic acquisitions, by adding both capabilities and talent with a focus on national account and multi-site locations - all supported by nationwide resources that provide a personalized experience on a local level.
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Johnson Controls simplifies multi-door access control with KT-400 Standalone
Johnson Controls has introduced a new standalone mode for the Kantech KT-400 four door controller, allowing smaller access control systems of up to four doors to be controlled and managed using embedded and intuitive web based software, with no EntraPass access control software required. Used in conjunction with Kantech's ioSmart card readers and cards, these controllers provide a unique, highly secure encrypted solution for small installations.

With no dedicated software or PC hardware to purchase and maintain, the KT-400 standalone provides an economical choice for small businesses with basic access control needs, such as assigning card access and running reports. Using a web browser, customers can configure and manage their security anywhere and at any time, via a desktop computer or a mobile device. tycosecurityproducts.com

Auditing: An Essential Tool For Any Effective LP Program

By Mike Keenan, CPP, CFI, LPC, Managing Director, Retail Loss Prevention, TAL Global Corporation

By monitoring execution and correcting identified deficiencies throughout the year, you can improve compliance, control loss, and keep both employees and customers safe.

Early in my career, I heard a quote that I found to be consistently accurate. "A well-run facility equates to low shortage." But how do you ensure that a facility is running well? By "inspecting what you expect" with an effective LP audit program. An LP audit program enables you to monitor store, DC, and fulfillment center compliance to loss control policies and procedures on a periodic basis.

Two Keys to a Successful LP Audit Program

The two keys to a successful LP audit program; the first key is objectivity. The audits must give an accurate picture of what is actually happening in a facility. If they don't, they have limited value. In order to correct issues, you must know what they are. Auditors must be able to objectively report their findings. Of course, that makes sense, but it doesn't always happen. Here's why. If the person who conducts the audits reports directly to a person in company leadership who is responsible for running the facility, can they truly audit objectively? Will the LP auditor worry about jeopardizing their relationship with their boss? Ideally, your LP auditors should report independently from the people who run the facilities they are auditing. However, if that is not the case, make sure that company leaders understand why LP auditors must be objective. The goal is to improve results not find fault with individuals unless those individuals are not performing as expected. And if they are not performing as required, leadership will want to know that.

The second key is accountability. If a facility fails an audit, what are the consequences? Are the consequences serious enough to get the attention of the person being audited? For example, if a facility fails an audit, does it result in disciplinary action? Does it impact their performance evaluation or bonus? If the consequences aren't meaningful, facility leadership will not focus the appropriate attention on taking the actions necessary to pass the audits. You must elicit Senior Leadership's support in developing the appropriate consequences so that those being audited know that passing audits is a company priority. losspreventioninsights.com

Investigating Claims of a Hostile Work Environment

By Brett L. Ward, CFI, Divisional Vice President - Business Development & Client Relations, Wicklander-Zulawski & Associates

In today's ever-changing world of what's considered a "Hostile Work Environment" HR/ER Professionals face a daily challenge on how to handle investigative interviews professionally and with sensitivity. People are increasingly aware of the severity of the problem, however how it's interpreted doesn't always coincide the definition accepted within an organization.

When an employee's perception of their work environment is considered hostile, it initiates an investigation by HR/ER to determine the reality of the claim and how to identify the truth. If done incorrectly, the interviewer puts themselves and their organization at great risk. Prior to conducting your next investigation into a hostile work environment claim, consider the following:

Is there a way to IDENTIFY THE TRUTH without destroying morale or creating unnecessary litigation?

Are team members properly trained with a specific STRATEGY in place that is considered morally and ethically appropriate?

Is there a CONSISTENT approach and established PRACTICE on how to conduct interviews which take into consideration different methods when interviewing victims, potential witnesses and the accused?

Are you CONFIDENT the admissions obtained by your investigators during the interview process are factually accurate, voluntary and credible?

If you need answers to the questions above, take advantage of the available tools and training resources offered by Wicklander-Zulawski (WZ) to create a reliable and effective plan for the professional investigators within your organization.

Tennessee: TNHB 1722 Organized Retail Crime bill moved to Finance, Ways & Means Committee
Criminal Offenses - As introduced, punishes the offense of organized retail crime one classification higher if the defendant organized, supervised, financed, or managed the activity of one or more people; requires merchants other than an original issuer or the original issuer's agent to provide a record of stored value card transactions to law enforcement within 24 hours of the transaction. - Amends TCA Section 39-14-113. capital.tn.gov

E-Verify Gets Its Own Website
E-Verify users have a brand-new online destination to bookmark. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that the federal government's electronic employment eligibility verification system has a dedicated website for the first time. Previously, information about E-Verify was spread across the USCIS.gov site.

E-Verify.gov is now the authoritative source for information about E-Verify and Form I-9 employment eligibility verification.

It includes employee rights and employer responsibilities in the employment verification process, allows employers to enroll in E-Verify directly, and permits current users to access their accounts. Employees with my E-Verify accounts can also access their accounts through the site. The site contains system updates, news, webinars, performance and usage statistics, reports, frequently asked questions, and a participating employer search tool. shrm.org

Trump Orders Post Office Review After Attacks on Amazon
President Donald Trump ordered the creation of a task force to review business practices at the United States Postal Service, a move that could affect one of the president's favorite corporate targets: Amazon.com Inc. The order calls for an examination of the Postal Service's pricing, policies and workforce costs.

In a series of Twitter messages, Trump has accused Amazon of draining the Postal Service of money it can't afford to lose. Trump's sustained attacks on one of the world's largest companies have hurt Amazon's stock price and raised questions about government interference in the private sector. bloomberg.com

Toy Maker Plans Toys 'R' Us Bid After Longshot Crowdfunding Campaign
Billionaire offers $675M to buy chain's U.S. stores and $215M for Canadian stores

A billionaire toy maker said Friday that he had submitted a bid for Toys "R" Us, even after his public crowdfunding campaign failed to gain much traction.

Isaac Larian, founder of Bratz maker MGA Entertainment, said he has bid $675 million to buy the U.S. stores of Toys "R" Us as well as $215 million to buy the Canadian stores. Toys "R" Us is in the midst of winding down its U.S. business while bankruptcy proceedings are ongoing.

In an interview Friday, Mr. Larian dismissed suggestions that the bid was a publicity stunt and said that Bank of America Corp. and UBS Group AG are lining up financing for his bid. "I'm making a cash deposit today and have a letter from my banks that I have the funds to do this," Mr. Larian said.

It is unclear if other parties are also interested in the assets. Separately, the toy retailer's bankruptcy attorney said in court Wednesday that the company had received multiple bids of more than $1 billion for a majority stake in its Asian business.

Mr. Larian's bid faces hurdles, including whether other toy companies will want to work directly with a retailer controlled by a competitor, in the notoriously secretive and competitive toy industry. Mr. Larian said Friday that he won't be involved in day-to-day operations at Toys "R" Us if the bid succeeds. wsj.com

In Spite of Waves of Store Closures, Retail Vacancy Hasn't Spiked in First Quarter
Retail vacancy levels stayed relatively flat for the first quarter of the year, according to preliminary data from real estate research firm Reis. Industry experts say that despite accounts of retail bankruptcies and store closures, the sector is poised to stay the course.

For neighborhood and community shopping centers, the vacancy rate averaged 10.0 percent, the same as the quarter before. Meanwhile, the vacancy rate for regional malls rose 10 basis points from the fourth quarter to 8.4 percent.

This rate has remained relatively unchanged for several quarters, signaling that 2018 is not likely to see a major disruption to retail occupancies, says Barbara Byrne Denham, a senior economist at Reis. Denham points out the particularly rough start the retail sector saw in 2017. "It can't get that much worse," she says. nreionline.com

East Cleveland, OH: Residents have concerns about the future of Dollar General store damaged by fire 10 weeks ago
The store was gutted by a fire on Jan. 28, and residents are wondering if the burned-out store has created a potential safety hazard, or if the store will ever reopen. The privacy fence placed around the gutted store had been breached, and none of the major openings of the store were boarded-up.

Black on Black Crime Inc. President, Al Porter, agreed the unsecured store is a safety concern, especially with dozens of school children walking by the store daily.

Dollar General headquarters issued the following statement: "Customer and community safety are priorities at Dollar General. We are actively with our landlord partners to properly secure the East Cleveland location as we continue to evaluate the store's future." Dollar General would not confirm if the store would be re-opened in follow-up emails to the company. news5cleveland.com

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ADT Brings Home "Installer of the Year" and "Integrated Installation of the Year" Awards for Commercial and Multi-Site Security at 23rd Annual Sammy Awards

BOCA RATON, Fla., April 13, 2018 - ADT Inc., (NYSE: ADT), the leading provider of monitored security and interactive home and business automation solutions in the U.S. and Canada, was recently honored with two of the most prestigious awards in the security industry.

During the annual SAMMY Awards, held in Las Vegas, ADT was presented with both the Installer of the Year and Integrated Installation of the Year (Multi-Site Commercial) awards, earning the prestigious recognitions over the industry's top players.

ADT continues to grow its Commercial business, both organically and through strategic acquisitions, by adding both capabilities and talent with a focus on national account and multi-site locations - all supported by nationwide resources that provide a personalized experience on a local level.

The new norm at ADT are solutions which cement our stellar reputation for great customer service like same-day service with Tech Tracker, dedicated national accounts operations center teams, and phone calls answered quickly by live attendants.

"As ADT continues growing our commercial security business, this tremendous recognition reflects the exemplary work of every ADT employee and Dealer who constantly strive to provide world class service to our customers" said ADT President Jim DeVries. "We are incredibly proud."

Now in its 23rd year, the SAMMY (sales and marketing) Awards were created to recognize and honor best-in-class installing security dealers and integrators for their marketing, business, installation and overall excellence.

"With entries from security companies across the country, this year's SAMMY competition was fierce," said Scott Goldfine with Security Sales & Integration Magazine, the awards sponsor. "The winners represent the best of the best, and we congratulate ADT on their success."

The recent SAMMY victory comes on the heels of ADT being named Dealer of the Year by SDM Magazine last December.

For more information visit www.adt.com


Hackers Sold Saks Data On Dark Web, Shoppers Say
Saks Inc. was hit with a proposed class action on Wednesday accusing the company of leaving customers' credit and debit card information vulnerable to hackers who then sold it on the dark web, according to a suit in Tennessee federal court.

Saks Fifth Avenue, Saks Off Fifth and sister store Lord & Taylor had disclosed on April 1 that shoppers' personal information may have been compromised in a recent breach, but the consumers in Wednesday's suit said it was worse than just a security problem found in the stores' software.

That's because several days before the breach was announced, a hacking syndicate called JokerStash said it was releasing more than five million stolen credit and debit cards on the dark web, according to the suit. Saks' failure to protect the customers' information means that cybercriminals will keep buying and using it again, the consumers said. law360.com

Most data breaches occur in North America and Retail, report finds
The new Trustwave report has revealed that most data breaches occur in North America and retail, among other key findings. The '2018 Trustwave Security Report' says that despite exhibiting a slight decline from 2016, North America led the pack in data breaches with 43%, followed by Asia Pacific on 30%, Europe, Middle East and Africa on 23%, and Latin America on 4%. The retail sector suffered the most breach incidences at 16.7% followed by the finance and insurance industry at 13.1% and hospitality at 11.9%.

Of great concern is a marked increase at 9.5% in compromises targeting businesses that provide IT services including web-hosting providers, POS integrators and help-desk providers. Down from 2016, payment card data at 40% still reigns supreme in terms of data types targeted in a breach. The figure is split between magnetic stripe data at 22% and card-not-present (CNP) at 18%. thepaypers.com

Businesses Calculate Cost of EU's GDPR as May 25 Deadline Looms
Businesses are under fire to achieve General Data Protection Regulation compliance ahead of the May 25 deadline, only 45 days away. As they do, new research highlights the steps they're taking to adhere to new regulations, how much work they have left, and what this wave of changes is costing them.

It's an expensive process. Ten percent of Netsparker's respondents say they will spend more than $1 million to become GDPR compliant. Nearly 24% will spend between $100,000 and $1 million, 35.8% will spend from $50,000 to $100,000, and 20% will spend between $10,000 and $50,000.

Part of the cost stems from hiring GDPR professionals. About 63% of respondents have a dedicated team addressing compliance issues; however, 28% had to hire a third-party firm or service to help out. For many, GDPR has prompted reorganizations and new employees. darkreading.com

Study: 48% of shoppers ready for voice recognition security
About 48% of 3,000 U.S. consumers surveyed in an online Harris Poll from voice security company Pindrop said they would be willing to use voice recognition as a method of personal verification, and 81% said they could envision potential benefits of using voice for security, according to a Pindrop press release.

Many survey participants said they often access their accounts with retailers and other types of companies by phone, but are sometimes frustrated by the numerous questions they need to answer to verify their identities, an issue which the survey findings suggest voice recognition might help solve.

However, 94% of those surveyed also expressed concerns about potential drawbacks to using voice for personal verification, including the possibility that it wouldn't always work, or might not work with background noise, as well as concerns about a person's voice being cloned and used for a security breach. retaildive.com

7th Circ. Tosses Banks' Suit Over 2012 Schnuck Data Breach
The Seventh Circuit on Thursday declined to revive a putative class action against Schnuck Markets Inc. by a group of banks that issued debit and credit cards affected by the company's 2012 data breach, saying the issue was a contractual and not a tort matter. The panel rejected the banks' arguments that the grocery chain was liable to them under common law and state consumer laws for the data breach they said forced them to cancel and reissue 2.4 million cards, saying the matter was fully covered by the various contracts between the company, the card payment networks and the banks, even if the banks were not satisfied with the indemnification they received. law360.com

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Bob Moraca Discusses the NRF's Latest LP Efforts and Focus

From expanding the NRF LP Council and the National Retail Security Survey to previewing what's to come at this year NRF Protect conference, Bob Moraca, Vice President of Loss Prevention for the NRF, shares some of the organization's top priorities and biggest industry challenges.

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Opinion: Without the right data, CNP fraud protection could be out of reach
For ecommerce players, preventing card-not-present (CNP) fraud is an ongoing challenge. But many of these businesses are leaving their most valuable fraud-fighting tools untouched. According to the 2017 True Cost of Fraud Study by Lexis Nexis, fewer than half of small ecommerce businesses track their fraud costs by transaction type. Even fewer track their fraud costs by channel. But that data can give businesses the real-time, dynamic information they need to fight fraud and keep pace with rapid changes in the way fraudsters operate.

The rising tide of CNP fraud affects the entire ecommerce industry, and certain verticals are more frequent fraudster targets. But each business has a unique risk profile based on its vertical, niche, markets, specific products, payment security practices, and other factors. The only way to build a truly effective fraud prevention system is to customize it-and the only way to do that is by thoroughly analyzing your sales and fraud data, particularly by channel and by transaction type.

Data ecommerce sellers can track for fraud prevention

Small ecommerce firms-those with annual revenues less than $10 million-lag far behind larger players in tracking fraud data. This raises their CNP fraud risk because, as the True Cost of Fraud authors noted, fraudsters will go where they can succeed. If larger ecommerce sellers are fending them off, they'll move on to smaller sellers who aren't focused on their fraud metrics. Here's a brief rundown of some of the numbers mentioned in the Lexis Nexis report that ecommerce merchants of all sizes should monitor and analyze.

Prevented and successful fraud by transaction type. Only 39% of small ecommerce companies track instances of prevented fraud, while 52% of larger companies do. This data allows sellers to see which payment types lend themselves best to stopping fraud. Fewer ecommerce companies of all sizes track completed fraud by payment type, even though this information can identify the payment methods that entail the most risk.

Prevented and successful fraud by channel. A mere 17% of small ecommerce companies track prevented fraud by channel, and just 26% track completed fraud by channel. Compare that to larger ecommerce businesses. Forty-two percent of them monitor prevented fraud by channel, and 76% track completed fraud by channel. This information matters because different channels carry different fraud risks and require different practices. csoonline.com

Cybercriminals are increasingly targeting online retailers. Here's how to protect yourself
Cybersecurity can be a cat-and-mouse game. Fix one weakness, and the criminals find another target.

The theft of payment information collected at checkout stands, once a more common threat, is declining. The use of chip-enabled credit cards as well as lessons learned from major consumer data breaches - like one at Target in 2013 that affected more than 41 million people - have encouraged retailers to step up their data defences.

"That went a long way toward securing those point-of-sale systems and making them less of a juicy target for criminals," said Karl Sigler, threat intelligence manager at SpiderLabs, the research team at Chicago-based cybersecurity firm Trustwave. But in response, criminals are targeting payment information consumers provide when they shop online.

Data breaches affecting checkout systems in stores comprised 20% of the incidents Trustwave investigated in 2017, down from 31% the year before, according to the firm's Global Security Report, released Thursday. E-commerce incidents, on the other hand, were 30% of cases, up from 26% in 2016.

What's so insecure about online shopping? Sigler said e-commerce sites are getting more complex - with connections to vendors and outside credit card processors - and each added complexity is an added vulnerability. thestar.com

Lander, WY: Police searching for suspect in $115,000 Jewelry store Burglary
Lander Police are asking for the public's help in finding the man who recently burglarized a jewelry store, taking off with roughly $115,000 worth of rings. The burglary of Rhoads' Jewelry took place shortly after 7 a.m. Saturday. According to the Lander Police Department, about 93 gold rings were stolen, with most of those rings containing diamonds. k2radio.com

Champaign, IL: Fencing Operation: Businessman accused in felony theft of $80,000 of goods
An area businessman faces charges of felony theft for selling, reselling and possessing stolen property. Kirit Patel, was arrested about 2:30 pm, Wednesday, at his business, Krispy Krunchy Chicken. Authorities say an investigation, which lasted several months, ended with search warrants being executed at the business, Patel's home, Blue Star Convenience Store, and Lucky Diamond Gaming Parlor. Authorities seized items worth more than $80,000 including: 120 cellular phones, 63 personal computing devices,191 bottles of designer cologne, and over 100 other electronic devices. Investigators say Patel used the restaurant to buy stolen goods. Police are currently working to identify rightful owners of seized property. illinoishomepage.net

Man used hammer from Target tool aisle to smash display case, steal 17 iPads totaling over $9,000
Sanford Police arrested a man accused of trying to steal 17 iPads from a Target store using a stolen hammer and a stolen book bag. Daytron Head, 33, was arrested at the Target near the Seminole Towne Center mall. Head took a hammer from the store's tool section and used it to break the glass on an iPad display, police stated.. Head then took 17 iPads, valued at $9,119, and put them in his shopping cart. As Head left the store, a Sanford police officer approached him. Head faces charges of grand theft, criminal mischief, burglary, and possession of burglary tools. orlandosentinel.com

Fort Myers, FL: Police looking for man who stole $500 in razor blades from Publix
The suspect walked into the Publix located at 11851 Palm Beach Blvd. around 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday and took several razor blade refills off one of the shelves in the store and put them in a basket. The man then walked to the frozen food section of the store, put all of the razor blades in his pockets, and walked out of the store. nbc-2.com

Warwick, RI: Twin Sisters arrested for the theft of $700 of Walmart merchandise

Hillsdale County, MI: Man pleads to Felony theft from Walmart, $1,000

Bakersfield, CA: 3 of 4 suspects on the run after Shoplifting at Nike Outlet; group tied to stolen car

Bossier City, LA: Bossier City Detectives working Multiple Theft and Shoplifting Cases

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Trials & Sentencings

Meadville, PA: Killer of a GNC Employee sentenced to Life in Prison
Adam Lee Greenlee, 34, pleaded guilty and was sentenced to life in prison without parole by Judge Anthony Vardaro for first-degree murder. Greenlee admitted to killing Kozminski with a knife during a Nov. 30, 2017, robbery of the GNC store at the Crawford Landing shopping center in Vernon Township where Kozminski was an employee. Greenlee admitted in court the homicide stemmed from his addiction to heroin as he was looking to steal items from the store to buy drugs, but the situation escalated after he was confronted by Kozminski. By agreeing to enter a guilty plea to first-degree murder and a life sentence without parole. sharonherald.com

Yakima, WA: Final arguments in 2016 Moneytree store Double Murder
"The defendant here brutally murdered these two young women in cold blood. He's guilty of murder in the first degree," prosecutor Brian Aaron said in his closing argument in Yakima County Superior Court. "The defendant admitted to this; the defendant admitted that he shot (the women). That is the uncontested evidence; those are the facts." Defense attorneys concede that their client, Manuel Enrique Verduzco Jr., killed Karina Morales-Rodriguez, 27, and Marta Martinez, 30, but argue he can't be convicted because he was experiencing a schizophrenic episode at the time. Defense attorney Peter Mazzone said Verduzco, 28, has struggled with schizophrenia since he was a teenager and that voices in his head told him to kill. yakimaherald.com

Olathe, KS: Fourth man convicted of the Murder of a Gun Shop Owner; will serve Life

Charlestown, SC: Jury convicts man of Attempted Murder following C-Store shooting; Derrick Porter now faces up to 30 years

Robberies & Thefts

Alameda, CA: Owner of a Vietnamese Restaurant beaten to death
in Robbery attempt

Cindy Le died on Tuesday of injuries she suffered during a violent attempted robbery outside her Vietnamese restaurant in Alameda last Friday night. Police said Le and a man were both found suffering from head injuries after officers responded to reports of a fight in front of the Pho Anh Dao, which Le owned. Police believe at least two suspects fled before officers arrived. cbsnews.com

San Antonio, TX: SWAT Officer attempting to end Standoff with Pawn Shop Armed Robbery Suspect
The standoff stems from a robbery of the Cash America Pawn Shop at 6800 West Military at 8pm Thursday evening. Police spotted the suspect's vehicle at the standoff location. Police have detained at least three people as they tried to flee from the home. They now believe there is just one more suspect barricaded in the home. news4sanantonio.com

Killeen, TX: Zales hit with a Grab & Run of a $20,000 Diamond Ring
Killeen Police were looking for two men Thursday who they say stole a ring worth more than 20-thousand dollars from the Zales Jewelry store on S.W. Young Dr. Police said on Wednesday afternoon the men asked an employee to look at the ring and after the employee gave it to them they both ran out of the store. kcentv.com

Portland, OR: Married couple arrested, accused of more than 20 business Robberies in metro area
Nigel Floyd, 38, is facing 21 counts of first-degree robbery. His wife, 39-year-old Stephanie Floyd, is facing 19 counts of first-degree robbery. Investigators said Nigel Floyd committed the robberies in Portland, Gresham, Wood Village and Happy Valley using a large kitchen knife. The robberies occurred between Jan. 20 and April 11, with Stephanie Floyd acting as the getaway driver in the majority of the cases. kptv.com

Friendswood, TX: Man in brawl at Apple Store in Baybrook Mall says he was wrongly accused of shoplifting
A man at the center of a brawl inside the Apple Store at Baybrook Mall said that the whole thing was a misunderstanding. Julio Gonzalez told ABC13 the fight broke out over an Apple headset on Tuesday night. "It's just a misunderstanding," Gonzalez said. "It's just messed up that it happened." Gonzalez said he placed a headset on top of his baby's stroller as he pushed it inside the store. He told us that he gave the stroller to his girlfriend when Apple called him up for his appointment and that she walked out, not realizing the headphones were on the stroller's canopy. That's when the confrontation broke out. abc13.com

Royal Beach, FL: Man's own dashboard camera lands him in jail; attempting to clear up a car accident, forgot his camera caught his Beauty Shop burglary

Stafford, VA: Woman arrested for shoplifting dog collar at Walmart earns Felony charge for carrying Percocet pills


Boost Mobile - Chicago, IL - Armed Robbery
C-Store - Tulsa, OK - Robbery
C-Store - Pasco, WA - Armed Robbery
C-Store - Memphis, TN - Armed Robbery/Shooting
C-Store - Big Pool, MD - Armed Robbery
C-Store - Sanborn County, SD - Burglary
Cash America Pawn - San Antonio, TX - Armed Robbery
CVS - Orland, CA - Robbery
Dollar General - Springfield, TN - Armed Robbery
Dollar General - Dayton, OH - Armed Robbery
Lens Crafters - Westminster, CO - Armed Robbery
McDonalds - Mesa, AZ - Armed Robbery
Restaurant - Memphis, TN - Armed Robbery
Restaurant - Long Beach, CA - Armed Robbery
Restaurant - Alameda, CA - Armed Robbery/ Owner beaten to death
Smoke Shop - Bay Ridge, NY - Armed Robbery / clerk shot, wounded
Tractor store - Temple, TX - Burglary
Verizon - Tipp City, OH - Burglary


Daily Totals:
15 robberies
3 burglaries
2 shootings
1 killing


Weekly Totals:
81 robberies
25 burglaries
6 shootings
2 killings


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As our Nike Direct Risk & Control Operations Director you will be responsible for aligning our resources and plans to the global strategy. In this role you will support teams in Stores, Digital and Operational Excellence to influence how we develop and deliver core programs in support of the Risk & Control mission around the globe, and help our teams to cut shrink, fight fraud and manage risk in Nike Direct...

Field Manager, Asset Protection (East Coast & Canada)
Atlanta, GA

The Field Manager, Asset Protection is based in Atlanta, GA and is responsible for executing AP programs and strategies relating to theft and fraud mitigation, operational integrity, and compliance supporting the East Coast and Canada facilities...

Fraud Operations Analyst
Atlanta, GA

The Fraud Analyst is based in Atlanta, GA and is responsible for protecting HD Supply Construction & Industrial through proactive review of internal and external transactions to identity fraudulent and/or inappropriate use which warrant further investigation. This role will also support Asset Protection through the ongoing development of reporting intelligence and administration...
Supervisor Asset Protection - Maurices Headquarters
Duluth, MN
We are currently looking for an Asset Protection Supervisor for our maurices Corporate Offices in in Duluth, MN. In this role you will oversee the day to day safety & asset protection operations as they relate to the corporate office with general direction from AP management & supervises a team of hourly AP associates...

Senior Asset Protection Specialist - San Francisco
San Francisco, CA

This job contributes to REI's success by mitigating and reducing shrink (including theft and fraud by customers and employees) and increasing physical security for people and products in a specified retail store...

Regional Loss Prevention Manager-West Coast Region Pasadena, CA
Crate and Barrel is America's most exciting housewares specialty retailer with 100+ locations and over 6,500 associates nationwide. We are seeking an experienced, committed and enthusiastic professional to join our Internal Audit department...

Regional LP Investigator
Northern CA/Phoenix

The Regional Loss Prevention Investigator is responsible for analyzing internal & external theft trends in assigned market and to develop strategies to identify and resolve theft cases. The Regional Loss Prevention Investigator will work with the Investigative Risk and Fraud Analyst in the identification of internal theft cases, and ensure that all cases are brought to a successful resolution...

Regional LP Investigator

The Regional Loss Prevention Investigator is responsible for analyzing internal & external theft trends in assigned market and to develop strategies to identify and resolve theft cases. The Regional Loss Prevention Investigator will work with the Investigative Risk and Fraud Analyst in the identification of internal theft cases, and ensure that all cases are brought to a successful resolution...

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