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  Laura Brown, CFI was named Loss Prevention Manager/Director for N.E.N (National Entertainment Network).
Laura has held a number of loss prevention manager jobs for such retailers as Bed Bath & Beyond (Area LP Manager), Limited Brands/Victoria's Secret (Regional LP Manager), EZ Corp (Regional LP Investigator & Manager), Alco Stores (Regional LP Manager), Big Lots, Inc. (District LP Manager) and Quality Stores, Inc. (Regional LP Manager). Congratulations Laura!
 
  Randy Bock was named Director of Loss Prevention for Phantom Fireworks.
Randy was previously the Regional LP Manager for Aeropostale, Inc for over three years before earning this new role. He has also worked for such retailers as Family Dollar, as Senior Regional LP Director, Bed Bath & Beyond as District LP Manager and Neiman Marcus as Operations/LP Manager. Congratulations Randy!
 

 



Retail and restaurant loss prevention have more in common than you think
At the NRF PROTECT Loss Prevention Conference and Expo, executives from Au Bon Pain, Panera Bread and Five Below showed how comparable the approaches to asset protection can be.

Joe Sherman, director of loss prevention at Au Bon Pain, described how he's worked to overcome being a loss prevention department of one. Sherman has committed himself to breaking through silos to connect with internal departments. Operations, facilities, marketing and others are working more closely than ever with the loss prevention side of the organization.

The challenge for Mike Keller, manager of loss prevention analytics at Panera Bread, is very much the same. "Our team's structure and roles come from experience and observations in retail," he said. Keller is one of three loss prevention professionals for the company, whose team was built on optimizing its execution of exception-based reporting. Data from those reports have helped educate other teams at Panera, at the corporate and store level, on how to spot and reduce food cost problems - akin to inventory shrink for non-food retail.

Challenges presented by limited resources require outside-the-box thinking. Five Below Senior Director of Asset Protection Gregg Smith used a clip from the film Moneyball to ask the audience: How can you look at processes differently - analytically - to maximize resources? "It's not about focusing on 100 things," Smith said. "It's about focusing on a few things and streamlining those processes." nrf.com

Retailers reconsider metal detectors, wands, and other security measures following Orlando mass shooting
Industry executives say the scope of the Orlando attack may lead more U.S. businesses, especially big ones, to invest in physical security measures already in place at sports stadiums, government buildings and airports. Those include upfront expenses like equipment and training as well as ongoing costs such as wages for guards.

Disney, for example, already has metal detectors at its theme parks as of 2015. So did Sea World and Universal Orlando, and all three theme parks have stepped up security since the Orlando attacks. (Disney's alligator attack not withstanding.)

This week, a large U.S. retailer contacted First Texas Products to launch a test of its hand-held security wands, which start at around $100 each, in 50 stores. "They specifically mentioned the Orlando shootings," Walsh said in an email. He declined to name the client.

Michael Gips of ASIS International, an association that represents more than 35,000 security professionals worldwide, said many businesses "roll the dice" over physical security.

ASIS International estimates U.S. private sector spending on security goods and services jumped 18% to $377 billion in 2015 from 2013 and is "pushing $400 billion" this year, Gips said. Much of that growth has been driven by spending on surveillance equipment and on cyber protections following high-profile data breaches, such as the one that hit retailer Target in 2013. fortune.com

Ex-TJ Maxx VP Settles SEC Claims He Traded On Inside Info
A former regional vice president at retailer T.J. Maxx made a deal with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Monday to settle allegations that he bought stock in its parent company before favorable financial announcements - and then sold it quickly for a profit, according to papers filed in Massachusetts federal court. James Hannon, while not admitting or denying the allegations, agreed to disgorge $26,679 in profits along with $3,008 in prejudgment interest, according to an agreement filed Monday. In addition, he consented to pay a civil penalty of $26,679, according to the court papers. law360.com

NJ Mall Insurer Looks To Force Coverage Over Atty Shooting
An insurer for The Mall at Short Hills has sued another carrier to wrangle additional coverage in the fatal shooting of an attorney during a 2013 carjacking at the New Jersey property, arguing that coverage for the mall's security contractor extends to the mall's owners.

National Surety Corp. wants a court ruling that First Specialty Insurance Corp.'s $2 million policy applies equally to both the mall's owners, Michigan-based Taubman Centers, Inc., and the security company, and that FSIC has a "continued duty to defend" Taubman for the claims asserted in a lawsuit from the widow of attorney Dustin Friedland.

National Surety is an excess insurer for Taubman, while FSIC provides coverage for security company California-based Universal Protection Service LLC, according to the complaint filed June 6 in Essex County Superior Court.

The coverage issue is tied to the lawsuit Jamie Schare Friedland filed in March 2014 against Taubman, Universal Protection and other defendants in connection with the Dec. 15, 2013, killing of her husband at the upscale mall in Millburn. Taubman was included as "additional insured" under the FSIC policy, the complaint states.

But FSIC has said it will only pay up to the $2 million policy limit on behalf of Universal Protection or Taubman, but not equally on behalf of both entities, according to the complaint. Once the insurer hits that limit to pay for judgments or settlements, FSIC claims "its right and duty to defend the mall defendants ends," the complaint states. law360.com

The 'Active Shooter' Is Never Far Away
Furniture Makers New Frontier

Ballistic Furniture Systems, have been developing for five years: bullet-­resistant panels that could be fitted inside chairs, cubicles and doors. For furniture makers, "security is the big new frontier." "A 21st-century solution to saving lives and reducing injuries to innocent people in public spaces during an active-shooter event."  nytimes.com

Wegmans facing $140K fine after workplace injury
OSHA's Buffalo-area office said on Monday that the grocery store chain failed to train employees on how to properly turn off and clean a conveyor belt and roller system at its Brooks Avenue bakery, where a woman broke several bones in her arm and hand in December.

He said the agency has repeatedly cited Wegmans for issues at its bakery, including incidents in 2015 where an employee suffered a first-degree burn and another lost a portion of a finger. OSHA also has cited Wegmans in 2007, 2010 and 2011 for other work-related hazards.  
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Bass Pro Loses 5th Circ. Bid to Escape Discrimination Suit
Bass Pro Outdoor World Inc. lost its bid to dodge allegations from the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission of hiring discrimination against minorities in the Fifth Circuit on Friday, with a panel affirming the agency could seek damages while alleging a pattern of discrimination. The EEOC alleges Bass Pro violated Title VII of the Civil Rights Act by failing to hire black or Hispanic employees. In April 2010, the company issued a letter of determination saying it had identified at least 100 people who were victims of discriminatory hiring and filed the lawsuit the following fall, without naming the individuals. law360.com


Cam Connections Team Visits the LPRC Innovation Lab

This past week, the Loss Prevention Research Council was visited by the CCI team here at the iLab! Spending a full day with us, the CCI team, alongside Garret King, LPRC's Technical Advisor, were able to collaborate on the latest technology integrations and plan for Innovation Lab 3.0. As new technology and installations are made here in the LPRC lab, CCI will be there to make sure all systems are running smoothly. Thank you CCI team for making this year's innovation lab the best yet!


Walt Disney Company post Principal Safety Professional (Project Hire) in Lake Buena Vista, Florida
Last Wednesday Disney posted this job in Florida. This role is required to use sound technical judgment to assess, analyze, identify and solve a broad spectrum of safety issues across a diverse group of Walt Disney Parks and Resorts businesses.  brassring.com
 
Sobey's grocery stores in Calgary, AB, Canada post Director Loss Prevention position
Sobeys Inc. is a proudly Canadian company with 108 years in the food business. Sobeys Inc. serves the food shopping needs of Canadians with approximately 1,500 stores in all 10 provinces under retail banners that include Sobeys, Safeway, IGA, Foodland, FreshCo, Thrifty Foods, and Lawton's Drug Stores as well as more than 350 retail fuel locations.

The Loss Prevention Director will communicate the strategic direction and vision for the Loss Prevention Department. The Director will coach and develop the team to effectively manage security operational needs. Actively support an environment of employee and customer engagement. workopolis.com

Marriott post four Director of Loss Prevention positions at properties in Bethesda, NYC, New Orleans, and Chicago

FMI and Prometric Partner to Enhance Food Safety Certification in Food Retail Stores

Neiman Marcus needs money - The chain, according to New York Post is looking for a buyer

Brussels on high alert after terror suspect arrested with salt and biscuit-filled 'bomb belt' at shopping centre

Hastings declares bankruptcy; business for sale

Feds Drop $1.6B Drug Trafficking Case Against FedEx in Middle of Trial

GNP Company recalls more than 55,000 pounds of chicken products

 
Quarterly Same Store Sales Results
Rite Aid Q1 comp's up 0.4%, pharmacy comp's up 0.1%, front-end comp's up 1.2%



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Chargebacks are Spiking
Small Retailers $10k to $15k in Weekly
Large Retailers $1M in Weekly

Since the October 2015 EMV liability shift, many retailers are experiencing an outrageous increase in chargebacks, mostly erroneous. Mike Lindberg, payment solutions manager at CHS Inc., commented at the 2016 Conexxus Annual Meeting in May that some smaller retailers have reported a $10,000 to $15,000 increase in chargebacks per week, while larger retailers are experiencing $1 million in chargebacks per week.

"I can't imagine what will happen at the pump come October 2017," said Lindberg, adding that the No. 1 chargeback reason code since October 2015 is "merchandise not received." Some retailers are even seeing multiple chargebacks on the same credit card. Lindberg said CHS has ramped up its chargeback processes since so many are questionable, noting that retailers can also implement other processes, like transaction risk scoring and zip code entry, that allow them to combat this type of fraud. nacsonline.com

Do third-party vendors have a bullseye on their backs?
Because there are so many different kinds of third parties, identifying whether they do or don't have the right infrastructure or security protocols can be a challenge. Moreover, doing the proper due diligence needed to vet third-party vendors can be costly and time consuming.

As so many organizations rely on a variety of different providers, third parties can become the gateways to the network. In order to mitigate the risk of a breach from a third party, enterprises need to design a vetting process and understand the language of the service-level agreemen in order to best evaluate their contracts.  csoonline.com

Boards ready to fire over bad security reporting
If CISOs don't do a good job of communicating, 59 percent of board members said that the security executives stand to lose their jobs, according to a new survey released.

It marks an inflection point in how the boards look at cybersecurity, he said.

Previously, boards looked at breaches as an act of God or natural disaster, he said, or just fired the CISO even if the breach was not something they could have prevented.  "Now they're treating it as a risk management concern," he said. "It's a mind change."

CISOs are expected to have good security processes in place, to do their due diligence, and to take care of the fundamentals.  csoonline.com

FAA completes landmark rules for commercial drones
New drone rules from the Federal Aviation Administration limit small commercial drone operations to daylight hours and require operators to get certified every two years. The rules, made public Tuesday, mark the FAA's first attempt at a comprehensive plan to ensure the popular remote-controlled aircraft can safely share the skies with commercial craft.

The FAA's 624-page rulebook allows commercial drones weighing up to 55 pounds to fly during daylight hours and lower than 400 feet in the air. The aircraft must remain within sight of the operator or an observer who is in communication with the operator. The operators must be at least 16 years old and pass an aeronautics test every 24 months for a certificate.

FAA Administrator Michael Huerta said evening operations will be allowed if the aircraft carries lights visible for 3 miles. Night-time flights, flights beyond what the operator can see or flights over people not associated with the operation could be approved by waiver if the applicant demonstrates how the flights will be safe, Huerta said.

The Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International, a trade group, projected 70,000 jobs and $13.6 billion in economic impact will be created in the U.S. three years after drones are allowed to fully share the skies. For example, Amazon, Google and Walmart are each testing using drones for deliveries. usatoday.com

Cisco launches $10M cyber security scholarship
Research indicates there will be a global shortage of two million cyber security professionals by 2019. To help close this security skills gap, Cisco is introducing a $10 million Global Cybersecurity Scholarship program and enhancements to its security certification portfolio. Cisco will invest $10 million in a two-year Global Cybersecurity Scholarship program to increase the pool of available talent with critical cybersecurity proficiency. The company will offer training, mentoring and certification that align with the Security Operations Center Analyst job role. canadiansecuritymag.com

Samsung to make big IoT push in the U.S.
 

 


 

Automated Secure Alarm Protocol (ASAP) Now Live in Durham and Kernersville, N.C.

Vector Security customers will benefit from improved accuracy and speed of emergency response

PITTSBURGH, June 21, 2016 - Now that Automated Secure Alarm Protocol (ASAP) is live in Durham and Kernersville, North Carolina, many homes and businesses that use monitored alarm services - including nearly 1,700 Vector Security customers - will benefit from the technology that improves the accuracy and speed of emergency response.

ASAP works by delivering alarm notification information from central monitoring stations directly to public safety answering points (PSAPs) via computer, rather than by phone. This eliminates the need for communication between monitoring centers and 911 operators, resulting in faster emergency response and reduced errors. It also allows better allocation of resources for responding agencies.

Transmitting data electronically speeds up alarm notification delivery, and reduces the number of phone calls and processing time. It also eliminates human error and miscommunication between operators because all pertinent data goes directly to first responders within seconds.

ASAP to PSAP was created in partnership with the Central Station Alarm Association (CSAA) and the Association of Public Safety Communications Officials (APCO), with Vector Security President and CEO Pam Petrow co-chairing the steering committee. Vector Security was the first alarm company to use ASAP in the City of Richmond, VA in 2012.

"ASAP allows first responders to answer emergencies faster due to improved speed and accuracy of information transmitted," said Bill Hobgood, an ASAP implementation consultant to both Durham and Kernersville. "This saves precious time in an emergency, helping us better protect the community. Vector Security worked with us on extensive testing on this project."

Read more here.

For more information on the benefits and features of ASAP, visit www.vectorsecurity.com/asap.

 

 


 
Fighting ORC in California
Closing The Prop. 47 Loophole That's Boosting Organized Crime
By Assemblyman Tom Lackey
California State Assembly, 36th District
Tuesday, June 21st, 2016


When California voters passed Proposition 47 in 2014, they did it with good intentions. By changing non-violent crimes like theft, forgery, and drug possession from felonies to misdemeanors, voters hoped to focus corrections resources on hardened criminals, while funding crime prevention programs and rehabilitating low-level offenders.

Unfortunately, the reality of Prop. 47 hasn't lined up with the lofty expectations. Career criminals have found loopholes in the law that allow them to avoid facing any serious consequences for their behavior. For example, organized crime groups have exploited the reduced punishments for property crimes, causing that type of offense to spike dramatically.

Shoplifting, in particular, has exploded under the new sentencing rules. While some consider it a minor crime, retail theft has real consequences for its victims. This is especially so for small, locally owned businesses, which already face a razor-thin profit margin. Right now, as long as a shoplifter only steals $950 worth of goods at a time, they cannot be charged with a felony. Organized crime groups have figured this out, sending low-level criminals on multiple shoplifting trips with little fear of a lengthy jail sentence if caught. Business owners have even reported thieves walking in with calculators to ensure they stay under the $950 threshold. In some areas, the situation has gotten so bad that the police have stopped arresting shoplifters because they don't face any jail time.

To fight this, Assemblyman Scott Wilk and I have introduced a bill that would fix Prop. 47, close this loophole, and allow law enforcement to fight organized crime. If this reform is enacted, it would allow prosecutors to charge a shoplifter with a felony if they are found to have stolen more than $950 worth of goods over the course of six months. It would also allow prosecutors to go after growing shoplifting syndicates with conspiracy charges - a charge that carries far more weight than misdemeanor theft.

This bill would not make a felon out of a teenager caught stealing a soda. When voters passed Prop. 47, they were clear they didn't want that. What it would do is give the police and prosecutors the tools they need to fight organized criminals that prey on businesses. It's a common-sense measure that respects the spirit of Prop. 47 while protecting people from sophisticated criminals. foxandhoundsdaily.com
 

 



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Tom Litchford, VP Retail Technologies, & Bob Moraca, VP Loss Prevention, NRF

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U.K. Businesses Lose 1 Billion Pounds ($1.6B USD) in Online Fraud,
'Mandate Fraud' on the Rise

U.K. businesses lost 1.1 billion pounds (USD $1.6 billion) in the 12 months ending March 2016, according to a report from government fraud reporting agency Action Fraud and fraud prevention initiative Get Safe Online. The number of cybercrimes reported to Action Fraud increased 22 percent during that time. While many of the crimes are phishing scams or internal fraud perpetrated by employees, a pernicious cousin of account takeover has become especially "worrying," officials said. Subscription businesses and their customers are increasingly falling victim to "mandate fraud."

Mandate fraud occurs when a fraudster contacts the customer of a subscription business and gets them to change a direct debit or other recurring payment and send that payment to a new destination-an account controlled by the thief. All the customer knows is that the product never arrives the next month or a membership has been canceled. All the retailer knows is that the customer stopped payment. While there is no direct loss from a chargeback perspective, the stream of revenue is interrupted, perhaps permanently. Reported cases of this form of fraud rose 66 percent in the period under examination compared to the year before, according to Action Fraud. cardnotpresent.com

More retailers offer online returns for in-store purchased goods
More retailers are now adopting a new practice in which people that bought things in-store can ship them back without actually getting back into the store.

Those are the results of a new survey for Omnico by retail specialists Martec International. It says that out of 31 surveyed UK retailers, 30 per cent will enable this new feature in the near future. Currently, almost three quarters (74 per cent) don't offer this service.

Extra sales that can be generated when customers come into the store to collect goods they purchased online, is not something many retailers recognize, the report also said. Just six per cent said they'd invest in omni-channel technology for this reason. itproportal.com

Amazon to open 3rd bookstore outside Portland
 

 
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Castle Hills, TX: Suspected credit card thief sought by police after $16,300 in illegal purchases
A suspected credit card thief caught on surveillance video is being sought by Castle Hills Police after allegedly making $16,300 in illegal purchases in four days, from late February to early March. Police Chief Wayne Davis said by allegedly using that one stolen credit card, "We've had a minimum of 24 illegal purchases from Target to O'Reilly's, Home Depot, Best Buy and Walmart. ksat.com

Omaha, NE: Nearly $18K worth of snakes, rats taken from Pet store
Surveillance video shows a burglary being committed at Bart's Exotic Pets early Friday. The intruder collected eight ball pythons, including one valued at $5,000, in a little more than a minute and a half. The suspect also stole $1,500 in frozen rats. Store owner says he believes the thief is a former customer. He intends to press charges. Everson says the ball python is a constrictor snake found in sub-Saharan Africa. Growing from 3 to 5 feet, it's the smallest of the African pythons and is popular in the pet trade because of its typically docile temperament. omaha.com

Queenstown, MD: Warrant issued in $8,000 theft case at Queenstown Premium Outlets
A warrant has been issued for the arrest of Siobhan Springer of Nottingham, Md., in connection with fraudulent purchases made March 4 at Queenstown Premium Outlets. Springer is charged with multiple counts of theft under $1,000, theft over $1,000, forgery and identity theft, according to the Queen Anne's County Sheriff's Office. Purchases were made by the suspect in numerous stores at the Outlets using several fraudulent credit cards, according to Lt. Dale Patrick. "At the St. John's store, an employee requested the woman to provide identification for the purchase of a $1,470 jacket," Patrick said. "Feeling something was amiss, she flagged the transaction and was later able to ID the suspect. When the receipt of the transaction was returned as fraudulent the Sheriff's Office was contacted." Detectives were able to locate additional transactions for merchandise or gift cards at other stores at the Outlets as well as two financial institutions. Victims included Yankee Candle, Kay Jewelers, J. Crew, Polo, Calvin Klein, St. Johns, Coach, Gymboree, NASA Federal Credit Union and USAA Savings. In all, more than $8,000 was charged on the fraudulent cards. myeasternshoremd.com



Vacaville, CA: 2 men make second run at home improvement theft
Two men entered a Vacaville home improvement store Saturday afternoon and stole thousands of dollars worth of merchandise, according to police. But that wasn't enough. After making a successful getaway, police said the pair returned hours later in a second try at more merchandise. This time a loss prevention agent recognized both and called Vacaville police. dailyrepublic.com


UPDATE: Mistrial declared for former prison officer accused of stealing $100,000 of NASCAR merchandise at Daytona
SShannon Lee Wiggins, 47, of South Daytona who is charged with dealing in stolen property. Wiggins was a major at Tooke Correctional Institution near Daytona Beach and was in charge of hiring corrections officers to work at the Daytona International Speedway until he was arrested in December 2013. Wiggins is accused of stealing a variety of items from a racetrack vendor, including hats, model race cars, clothing and Fan Vision scanners. Wiggins is expected to go on trial Tuesday but faces other trials on grand theft and dealing in stolen property. news-journalonline.com

Ashburn, GA: $30,000 Financial fraud suspects arrested after I-75 stops
Three Chicago women and a Virginia man face credit card fraud charges and remain in jail in two separate cases in Turner County. The women were found with stolen credit cards. The man had tens of thousands of dollars of merchandise, stolen credit card info, and the machine to make the cards. Turner County sheriff Andy Hester demonstrated how thieves print your credit card info on new cards. More than a dozen of these cards are now evidence. "They've probably bought $30,000 worth of merchandise," said Sheriff Hester. That includes four Canon cameras valued at $900, diamond rings valued nearly $5,000, and a whole stack of new apple products. The credit card fraud ring was busted after a traffic stop on I-75 last month. Authorities say that's how most of these cases start. walb.com
 

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Shootings, Deaths

San Antonio, TX: Theft suspect running from Walmart store is hit,
killed by car on Loop 410

Police say a man was hit and killed by a car on Loop 410 as he tried to run away from a Walmart security employee on Tuesday morning. According to police, the man was caught shoplifting inside the Walmart store at Loop 410 and Ray Ellison when he was confronted by a loss prevention officer. He ran out of the store, up the embankment of Loop 410 and onto the main lanes of the highway. He was hit by a car. The man died as a result of his injuries. His identity was not released, but he was approximately 40-years-old. The driver of the car kept going, but later returned. Officers said that person might face charges pending the outcome of the investigation. news4sanantonio.com

Lihue, HI: Man dies after shooting himself at Lihue Walmart
A Kilauea man died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound at the Walmart parking lot in Lihue Monday morning, according to a press release from the Kauai Police Department. Police have not yet released the identity of the man. A preliminary report shows that the man was sitting in a parked vehicle near the store's garden section when he apparently shot himself at around 10:30 a.m. No one else was reported injured. kitv.com

Waynesboro, PA: Pharmacist shoots Armed Robber inside Antietam Pharmacy
A masked man was airlifted to the York trauma center after he was shot during a failed robbery attempt. The suspect was shot at around 5:15 p.m. at Antietam Pharmacy in Waynesboro. The suspect allegedly entered the pharmacy, gun in hand, demanding drugs and money. Someone in the store began to fear for their life and several shots at the man, which struck the masked suspect. The person was able to keep the robbery suspect at bay until police arrived. therecordherald.com

Bibb County, GA: UPDATE: Arrest made in Kroger shooting
Bibb County deputies arrested a Stone Mountain man Monday charging him with firing a gun at someone in the Zebulon Road Kroger parking lot Sunday. Amir Chance Elms, 17, is being held in the county jail on $11,050 bond charged with discharging a firearm on the property of another, possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony and theft by receiving stolen property. 13wmaz.com

Robberies & Thefts 

Mobile, AL: Customers with toddler duct-taped during Dollar General robbery; 3rd incident this year
Mobile Police said customers at a Mobile Dollar General were duct taped during a robbery Father's Day morning. It's the third time the Dollar General beside Municipal Park has been robbed this year alone. Police said a 2-year-old child was in the store at the time. Police said the robber walked in minutes after the store opened. Police said a "black male suspect" robbed the store and customers at gunpoint, forcing the employee to duct tape the hands of two adult customers who were there with a 2-year old child. local15tv.com

Rankin County, MS: Suspect identified in Vans Sporting Goods theft
According to Rankin County authorities, David Malcolm Covington, of Meridian, has been named a suspect in the June 15 burglary of Van's Sporting Goods. Investigators were able to locate the car recorded on store surveillance. wdam.com

Wyse Township, PA: Gun store hit with a Burglary; second time this year
According to State Police in Towanda, the burglary happened at Fulmer's Sporting Goods in Wyse Township, Pennsylvania. Troopers said a large amount of firearms were stolen from the store, but did not specify how many. According to reports, this is the second time in just over a year Fulmer's Sporting Goods has been burglarized. On May 27, 2015, 48 handguns were stolen from Fulmer's. Two men were later arrested in connection to that burglary. wbng.com



Eagle Point, OR: Rancher on horseback lassoes would-be bike bandit in Walmart parking lot
An attempted bicycle theft in a Walmart parking lot was foiled by a cattle rancher on horseback, who chased the thief down and lassoed him until the local police in southern Oregon could arrive. theguardian.com


Hardeeville, SC: Suspect ID'ed in fatal Dollar General armed-robbery attempt

Mansfield, PA: 3 Area Gun Store Burglaries in 3 Days

Norfolk, VA: Ex-postal worker sentenced to probation for $7,500 stamp theft

UK: Motorcyclist pulls off a clothing store Smash and Grab in Leicester

Counterfeit

Long Island, NY: Largest Counterfeit Bust in the NY State; $1Million in counterfeit goods seized, estimated $16 Million in goods were labeled
On Thursday, June 16th County Deputy Sheriffs were executing a Landlord Tenant Warrant of Eviction at a commercial warehouse in Westbury and observed hundreds of boxes of assorted clothing and industrial type embroidery (brand name labels such as North Face, True Religion, Lactose, Polo and Eggs) staged to be attached to clothing. Deputy Sheriffs contacted the Nassau County Police Department's Third Squad who determined that counterfeit merchandise was possibly being produced. With the assistance of the District Attorney's Office, a counterfeit apparel expert determined, by viewing the merchandise from the opened exterior garage door, that counterfeit merchandise was in fact present. longisland.com

Skimming Reports

Marion, IN: Police pinpoint location of 30 fraud reports to gas station

Grand Rapids, MI: Police look for help identifying gas pump skimmer suspect

Darlington, SC: Police have video shot of man placing skimmer on a First Citizens Bank ATM


Antietam Pharmacy - Waynesboro, PA - Armed Robbery /Shooting
Bart's Exotic Pets - Omaha, NE - Burglary
Certified - Springfield, OH - Armed Robbery
Circle K - Phoenix, AZ - Armed Robbery
Circle K - Dayton, OH - Armed Robbery
Colorado Gun Broker - Littleton, CO - Burglary/ 40 guns stolen
CVS - Indianapolis, IN - Robbery/ 4 arrested
CVS - Santa Cruz, CA - Vandalism
Dollar General - Columbus, OH - Burglary
Dollar General - Mobile, AL - Armed Robbery
Dollar General - Emmitsburg, MD - Armed Robbery
Fulmer's Sporting Guns - Wysox Township, PA - Burglary
Jimmy John's - Lexington, KY - Armed Robbery
Kwik Mart - Scranton, PA - Robbery
Market International - Milford, DE - Armed Robbery
Quadland Flowers - North Adams, MA - Armed Robbery
Shell - Portsmouth, VA - Armed Robbery
Sunoco - Auburn Hills, MI - Burglary
7-Eleven - Manchester, NH - Armed Robbery



 


 
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The Sr. Director of Global Security will oversee the company's executive protection program, the security of the company's home office and international operations as well as certain investigations in the home and international offices. A minimum of 15 years experience in executive protection and/or corporate security with international security experience. Experience managing teams of people and administering a budget. Previous military or law enforcement experience is a plus. Proven ability to partner with local, state, federal, and international law enforcement. 

Director of Loss Prevention
Rocky Mount, NC

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Regional Loss Prevention Director
Denver, CO

CarMax is looking for a Regional Loss Prevention Director (RLPD) to lead and direct all asset protection operations in our new Denver Region. The RLPD is directly responsible for all facets of CarMax's LP program in the region, including: Developing and driving CarMax's LP strategy in conjunction with the rest of the LP team...

 

Regional Loss Prevention Director
Baltimore, MD

CarMax is looking for a Regional Loss Prevention Director (RLPD) to lead and direct all asset protection operations in our new Baltimore Region. The RLPD is directly responsible for all facets of CarMax's LP program in the region, including: Developing and driving CarMax's LP strategy in conjunction with the rest of the LP team... 
Sr. Mgr, Safety & Retail (Non-Industrial)
Jacksonville, FL
The Sr. Manager, Safety & Retail Environmental Health (Non-Industrial) is responsible for developing, implementing and managing comprehensive safety programs designed to minimize the frequency and severity of accidents, while complying with applicable regulatory requirements...
  Asset Protection Specialist
South Carolina
The specialist, asset protection, will oversee the protection of company assets within an assigned group of stores. This position will execute the asset protection program designed to minimize inventory shrink, workers compensation claims, general liability claims, cash loss and bad checks...

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