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Are Your Stores & Associates Ready for Thousands of Protesters?
'Conventions in Two Cities Are Bracing for Large Protests'

Cleveland and Philadelphia are preparing for thousands of protesters during the Republican and Democratic gatherings next month.

Republicans arriving in Cleveland next month to nominate Donald J. Trump will be greeted by as many as 6,000 protesters on the first day, a noisy coalition of dozens of groups, including Black Lives Matter and the Workers World Party. The demonstrators intend to ignore restrictions keeping them far from the delegates, raising fears the violence that accompanied some of Mr. Trump's rallies will be magnified on a mass scale.

Two marches along routes the city has not authorized are planned for the convention's opening day, July 18. Organizers say they want to avoid violence. But they are also gearing up for confrontation with the police, including training in civil disobedience.

"If there are people willing to put themselves on the line to be arrested, so be it," said Deb Kline, a leader of Cleveland Jobs With Justice, one of the groups that will march.

A week later, as Democrats pour into Philadelphia, so will an army of Bernie Sanders supporters planning Occupy Wall Street-style protests against what they call the "fraudulent" nomination of Hillary Clinton. One group, Occupy DNC Convention, is circulating information about protecting oneself from tear gas by wearing a vinegar-soaked bandanna and swim goggles.

Bill Taylor, an organizer of the rallies, said he expected up to 250,000 people still angry that Mr. Sanders lost the Democratic nomination by what they believe is a rigged system.

The founder of a Facebook group called Occupy DNC Convention, which has more than 25,000 members, has applied for a permit for up to 15,000 people to march on July 25 which is pending with the city.

The divisive nominating contests have produced countercurrents of deep resentment in both parties. And next month, that bitterness could spill into the streets in large protests just when Republicans and Democrats - and the host cities - are trying to present images of unity to the country.

Protest organizers in Cleveland say that by imposing strict rules to contain demonstrators, the city is only increasing the likelihood that unsanctioned protests will erupt, leading to violent clashes with the police or between Trump supporters and opponents.

Some protest leaders in Cleveland said they would ignore the restrictions and march as close as possible to the arena, which will be wrapped in a security perimeter set by the Secret Service.

Even the organizer of a pro-Trump rally said the city's rules increased the chance of violence by confining all demonstrators to the same route.

A spokesman for Mayor Frank G. Jackson of Cleveland defended the prescribed march route and said the police have trained for 18 months to deal with protesters.

Editor's Note:  Rumors circulating around Cleveland is that a large number of police departments around Ohio, which were going to supply Cleveland with extra officers, have pulled out and will not be allowing their police officers to assist. So the question is will there be enough police presence? A question that has not been answered locally. nytimes.com

Apprehension of Shoplifters & Dishonest Employees
Increased in 9 of the Past 10 Years

Jack L. Hayes International's 28th Annual Retail Theft Survey!

Over 1.2 million shoplifters and dishonest employees were apprehended in 2015 by just 25 large retailers who recovered over $200 million from these thieves, according to the 28th Annual Retail Theft Survey conducted by Jack L. Hayes International, the leading loss prevention and inventory shrinkage control consulting firm.

"Retail theft, by both shoplifters and employees, continues to plague the retail industry. Our latest Annual Retail Theft Survey (28th) reflects an increase in both shoplifter and dishonest employee apprehensions, up 2.0% and 1.0% respectively, in 2015. Overall recoveries from those apprehensions totaled over $200 million and was up 1.2%", said Mark R. Doyle, President of Jack L. Hayes International. "It should be noted that the apprehension of shoplifters and dishonest employees has increased in 9 of the last 10 years!" Mr. Doyle added, "Retail theft causes consumers to pay higher prices for goods, and is having a detrimental effect on retailers' bottom-line profits."

Participants: 25 large retail companies with 21,288 stores and over $700 billion in retail sales (2015). businesswire.com

"Is Disney's Image Tarnished?" - a headline on an investment website
More aggressive safety procedures have become a fixture of modern life
Metal detectors are now routine at baseball stadiums, concert arenas and even some movie theaters. In response to increased security concerns, Disney, Universal and SeaWorld began using metal detectors in December, the first time the companies deployed such measures on a large scale.

But these measures, while appreciated by most tourists who might feel less safe without them, work against Disney's singular efforts to create what it advertises as "the Happiest Place on Earth." It's awfully hard to forget the real world when you're being wanded.  nytimes.com

School is out, and gang recruitment is in full force in Memphis
You have youth that have absolutely nothing to do and that's breeding ground for gangs and gang activity," SCSO Lt. Commander Mike Collins told FOX13. The recruitment process is about loyalty. And to prove your loyalty, you're often asked to commit crimes.

"Misdemeanor crimes such as shoplifting. Minor crimes such as assault," Lt. Commander Collins said. FOX13 was told the local gang problem is only getting worse. fox13memphis.com

7-Eleven Franchisee Labor Exploiter Denied Resentencing By 2nd Circ.
The Second Circuit on Tuesday affirmed a lower court's sentencing of a New York man to 87 months in prison for exploiting immigrants who worked at his 7-Eleven stores, but ordered that $2.6 million in restitution be corrected after several wrong employee names were listed in a court document.

Baig was sentenced in April 2015 to more than seven years in prison after he pled guilty to committing wire fraud and concealing and harboring immigrants he employed at 7-Eleven franchises located throughout Long Island and Virginia. Officials say he and co-conspirators stole the identities of U.S. citizens who were children or dead to hire the workers and then housed them in properties they owned, according to court documents. law360.com

IAI Announces Membership Drawing Winner, Goodwill Industries
Won up to 100 IAI memberships ($7,500 value)

The International Association of Interviewers (IAI) is proud to announce the winner of the IAI membership drawing to Goodwill Industries. Goodwill strives to enhance the dignity and quality of life of individuals and families by helping people reach their full potential through education, skills training and the power of work.

"Goodwill won the IAI membership drawing for their team," said Wayne Hoover, CFI, IAI Executive Director. "They have won up to 100 IAI memberships ($7,500 value) to give to their loss prevention, human resources, and/or audit teams." certifiedinterviewer.com.

"Crisis Management Powered by Real Data"
Restaurant Loss Prevention & Security Association - RLPSA
Adds Crisis Management Session to Upcoming Annual Conference July 24-27th

Wendy's Director of Loss Prevention, Chris Manning, and CAP Index's Vice President of Crime Intelligence Analysis, Basia Pietrawski, have teamed up to speak regarding crisis preparedness by providing real-life examples and national statistics.

With Chris's industry expertise and Basia's data-driven risk identification abilities, this dynamic duo offers a session to equip any restaurateur with the resources and action steps needed to secure the safety of their employees, customers, and vendors.

For more information about the value-packed agenda, visit www.rlpsaannualconference.com

Can You Afford To Do Nothing As Fraud Increases?
Fraud360 Toronto | Thursday, June 23 | 8:30 am to 1:00 pm | Hyatt Regency

The Fraud360 World Tour is coming to Toronto with sessions presented by the world's leading fraud prevention and payment companies. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn about fraud trends, global transaction insights, eCommerce data, changes in the payment landscape and further use this knowledge to protect their company from fraud. Discussions will include the future of fraud and payments and how these fraudsters are continually changing their tools and tactics to steal from businesses across the globe. Retailers will learn how important it is to stay ahead of these fraud trends in order to beat fraudsters at their own game. retail-insider.com
National Retail Federation Tells 2nd Circ. Workers Must Arbitrate, Not Sue
Workers don't have a substantive right to bring a class action suit and should be forced to abide by arbitration agreements they entered, the National Retail Federation said in an amicus brief filed with the Second Circuit Friday.

The federation argues that workers appealing a New York federal court decision dismissing a 2014 class action alleging violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act and sending the dispute to arbitration can also waive the right to bring a class action, if such a right did exist. law360.com

Sandwich Chain Jimmy John's to Drop Noncompete Clauses From Hiring Packets

Circuit City Gearing Up for ReBoot - opening 6,000-sq.-ft. to 9,000-sq.-ft. store in Dallas

Kroger brings curbside pickup to 20 Dallas-area locations

DC Joins Calif., NY In Setting $15 Minimum Wage

Americans to Spend the Same for July 4, But More Will Celebrate

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Quarterly Same Store Sales Results
La-Z-Boy Q4 comp's up 2.2%, sales up 11.2%, full yr. comp's up 2%, sales up 7%
Toys R Us Q1 comp's up 0.9%, Domestic comp's up 0.1%, Canada comp's up 9.1%,
CarMax Q1 comp's up 0.2%, net sales up 2.8%

Call for Speakers: 2017 Retail Asset Protection Conference

Hyatt Regency New Orleans
April 9-12, 2017

The call for speakers for RILA's Retail Asset Protection Conference, the showcase for world class retail asset protection programs, has opened and will be accepting applications through July 22, 2016.

The submission deadline is July 22, 2016.
Submit your proposal today!

We're looking for expert AP business leaders to present their thinking, strategies and success stories in breakout sessions spanning all facets of the retail AP industry

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A Special Invitation to You from Rob Holm, RLPSA President & Senior Director, Safety & Security - US Operations, McDonald's

I would like to personally invite you to join us! Our upcoming 37th Annual Conference will be set in beautiful San Antonio, TX, and promises to be a transformational event for Loss Prevention, Security, Safety & Risk Management professionals specializing in the food and restaurant industry.

As the only organization focused on loss prevention, security and safety in the food and restaurant industry, we are dedicated to sharing resources, expertise, and knowledge amongst our peer community. Together, we find powerful solutions to our complex challenges.

Must-attend conference sessions include:

Un-Smelling the Skunk: The Paradox of False Confessions, Netflix's Making a Murderer Appellate Attorneys, Laura Nirider & Steven Drizin

Transforming our Industry, Together. Keynote Speaker, Blaine Hurst, Chief Transformation and Growth Officer, Panera Bread

Evolving Your Mindset: Workers' Compensation Fraud Resolution, Kurt Leisure, Vice-President, Risk Services, The Cheesecake Factory, Inc

Falls Aren't Funny, Russell J. Kendzior, Founder & Chairman, National Floor Safety Institute

Perfecting the Art of Telephone Interviewing, Wayne Hoover, CFI, Senior Partner & Vice-President-CFI Programming, Wicklander-Zulawski & Associates, Inc.

Register here: http://www.rlpsaannualconference.com/

Why the RLPSA Conference is for YOU!
While many National trade organizations attempt to provide general Loss Prevention, Security and Safety education to conference attendees at a ratio of 500 attendees per breakout session, we at the Restaurant Loss Prevention & Security Association (RLPSA) pride ourselves on providing food/restaurant-specific education in an intimate setting for learning and networking, as each of our educational breakout sessions boasts a ratio of about 50 attendees per session.

Our organization serves members from all areas of the restaurant industry including Quick Service (QSR), Quick Casual, and Full Service Dining segments. Our membership includes not only Loss Prevention and Security practitioners but other professionals who have responsibilities for loss prevention, security, risk management, asset protection and safety. Our annual meeting during the summer offers our members the chance to network with industry leaders, share knowledge and resources, and meet solution providers who can help address those unique vulnerabilities found only in the food and restaurant environments.

I personally invite you to explore our resources, connect with our community, and join us July 24-27 at our annual conference. We will see you there!
-Rob Holm, RLPSA President

In the meantime, check for agenda updates and conference news on our new conference website: www.rlpsaannualconference.com



LinkedIn data breach blamed for multiple - 30+ - secondary compromises 
They may be IN your company right now!

The LinkedIn compromise has been linked to a number of confirmed incidents where data exfiltration has taken place. It's possible these incidents are only the tip of the iceberg though, as many of the organizations compromised are service providers with access to customer networks.

Some confirming upwards of thirty instances where an organization has been compromised and sensitive information exfiltrated by the attackers. The organizations that have been targeted operate in the manufacturing industry, retail industry, and a number of other verticals.  csoonline.com

American Express Plans to Limit Merchant Costs During Chip-Card Shift
Under its new policy, retailers wouldn't be held responsible for bad charges of less than $25. American Express said it would limit the costs of fraudulent credit-card transactions for U.S. retailers as they upgrade their systems to begin accepting chip cards.

The move comes less than a week after Visa and MasterCard said they would speed up the certification process of chip-reading check-out terminals and limit costs to merchants during the transition away from old cards with magnetic stripes. It also follows widespread complaints from merchants across the country.

Under its new policy, American Express said retailers wouldn't be held responsible by the end of August for bad charges on card transactions of less than $25. By year's end, the company plans to hold merchants liable for a total of 10 bad charges per card account, with costs for the remaining bad charges moving to the card issuer."

American Express, which said 40% of its costs related to credit-card fraud in the U.S. involve purchases of less than $25, said the policy will stay in effect until April 2018. wsj.com

Call To Action
Legislators Consider Cybersecurity Initiative For Retail Sector

Legislators are considering a directive for the Department of Commerce to team up with experts to create a cybersecurity initiative specific to the retail sector, according to a recent bill report, while also encouraging the department to address internet of things-related security concerns.

The House Committee on Appropriations recently passed a bill for spending by the Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Industries suggesting that the Department of Commerce's National Institute of Standards and Technology pursue means of strengthening the cybersecurity of the retail sector.

"The committee is aware that the nation's retail sector is vulnerable to and targeted by cyberattacks. The committee encourages NIST to build on its existing industry-sector focused work to create a retail-specific cybersecurity initiative and partner, as appropriate, with academic entities and national leaders in retail cybersecurity and retail supply chain management and logistics," the bill report said. law360.com

Goodbye, Password. Banks Opt to Scan Fingers and Faces Instead
The banking password may be about to expire - forever

Some of the nation's largest banks, acknowledging that traditional passwords are either too cumbersome or no longer secure, are increasingly using fingerprints, facial scans and other types of biometrics to safeguard accounts.

Millions of customers at Bank of America, JPMorgan Chase and Wells Fargo routinely use fingerprints to log into their bank accounts through their mobile phones. This feature, which some of the largest banks have introduced in the last few months, is enabling a huge share of American banking customers to verify their identities with biometrics. And millions more are expected to opt in as more phones incorporate fingerprint scans. nytimes.com

Employees 'Leaving the Cyber Doors Wide Open for Attack'
Closing the Barn Doors - Employee Cyber Awareness Training

The research, which forms part of NJR's cyber security report: how real is the threat and how can you reduce your risk, shows that 23 per cent of employees use the same password for different work applications and 17 per cent write down their passwords, 16 per cent work while connected to public Wi-Fi networks and 15 per cent access social media sites on their work PCs. Such bad habits and a lack of awareness about security mean that employees are inadvertently leaving companies' cyber doors wide open to attack. retailrisk.com

MasterCard speeds chip terminal deployment for merchants
MasterCard today unveiled a new EMV chip terminal testing and certification program aimed at speeding chip adoption by U.S. merchants.

Acquirers will have more responsibility and flexibility for terminal testing as a part of their own internal processes and schedules. Acquirers can now follow recommendations and use MasterCard terminal testing procedures or they can choose alternative testing processes and tools that support the integrity of their existing procedures. MasterCard has also cut the number of needed tests by 58 percent, minimizing mandatory tests and allowing acquirers to use their discretion and expertise in deciding when terminals are ready for deployment. finextra.com



STANLEY Security Recognized by CivilianJobs.com as Winner of 2016 Most Valuable Employer (MVE) For Military

Indianapolis, IN - (June 14, 2016) - STANLEY Security, a leading global manufacturer and integrator of comprehensive security solutions for a wide range of industries, has been recognized by CivilianJobs.com, connecting America's military personnel with civilian careers, as a Most Valuable Employer (MVE) for Military. The annual MVE recognition serves to help military-experienced job seekers and veterans identify the top employers to target for civilian careers.

STANLEY Security began partnering with Bradley-Morris, Inc., the largest military recruiting firm in the U.S., in 2015. Armed with expansive resources, Bradley-Morris works closely with STANLEY to hire military personnel for a variety of roles within Stanley Black & Decker including management, engineering, sales, operations, technician and maintenance positions. In 2015, a total of 394 veterans were hired by STANLEY Security.

"Service members are highly valuable for their exceptional leadership qualities, diverse skillsets and dedication to teamwork - all pillars of our corporate culture at STANLEY Security," said Tony Buffum, VP Human Resources, STANLEY Security. "We are honored to be a recipient of the Most Valuable Employer for Military and to be giving back to the service men and women who have already given so much as citizens of this country."

"I congratulate the employers recognized as MVEs and further thank all of them for their commitment to our country's veterans and military personnel," said Tim Best, CEO, Bradley-Morris, Inc., parent company of CivilianJobs.com. "This year's list of Most Valuable Employers for Military winners is a testament to the variety of companies and industries that make it an annual goal to hire transitioning military and veterans. These companies truly embrace and value the level of talent that is ingrained in each military-experienced job seeker."

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Building an Analytics Program

Maurice Cloutier, VP of LP, Ann Inc. &
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The Case of the Criminal Magpie - Why Jewelry is Seeing an Online Fraud Spike
The growth in online fraud can be seen across industries, segments and products, but one area with a notable spike is luxury goods like jewelry. According to the Global Fraud Attack Index, between Q1 and Q4 of 2015 the fraud attack rate for luxury goods doubled. In terms of potential cost, $8.62 out of every $100 are now at risk for luxury goods. Only digital goods are more at risk. So what makes them so attractive to online criminals, and how can retailers protect against it without compromising customer experience - and sales?

Fraudsters love jewelry because it's valuable and easy to resell - the ideal combination for an online criminal who's looking to maximize their ROI. They aim to spend the minimal amount of effort for the maximum amount of profit. That attitude makes jewelry an appealing target.

Beyond the sheer rise in attacks, the other trend that is causing concern for online jewelry merchants is the increased sophistication of the attacks themselves and the tools that are available to those perpetrating them.

One problem is automation - the use of botnets shot up in 2015 and continues to be popular in 2016 as well, allowing fraudsters to try multiple avenues of attack at once. This supports another growing trend, ATO (account takeover) where criminals gain access to an account or accounts and use the account and its associated details to commit fraud.

Online jewelry merchants therefore face more than their fair share of the smartest and sneakiest fraudsters. There are two main types of sophistication relevant here: complex identity fraud, and technical ability. paymentsjournal.com

Online Spend Surging - eCommerce sales up 19% YOY in April

US releases drone rules, but e-commerce deliveries stay grounded for now

Merchants gear up for Amazon Prime Day

Chase Survey: 48 Percent Prefer To Pay With Phones


Palm Beach County, FL: Fourth suspect arrested in countywide
Organized Retail Theft ring

A fourth suspect was apprehended this week in connection with an alleged retail theft ring that targeted stores throughout Palm Beach County. Christina Faye Bermudez, 34, was arrested Monday on charges of petit theft and dealing in stolen property. The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office alleges that Bermudez coordinated the theft of thousands of dollars worth of merchandise from several stores, including Home Depot, Home Goods, Marshalls, Lowe's and Target. Her husband, Jose Bermudez, and their alleged accomplices, Robert Bianchi and Sabrina Gillett, were previously arrested in connection alleged retail thefts. The alleged thefts occurred between April and June, the sheriff's office said. Christina Bermudez allegedly coordinated an effort in which items were stolen from the sales floor and then returned for refunds, or sold to pawn shops. Bermudez and others reportedly told investigators they committed the thefts to support their drug habits. palmbeachpost.com

Gastonia, NC: Man stole nearly $2K in Whitestrips from Target
Target reported three separate incidents of larceny from this past weekend, each involving the theft of hundreds of dollars of oral hygiene products. The Cox Road Target is the same location where, back in March, $2,500 in merchandise was taken in four separate larcenies over a span of four days. Items taken then included Crest Whitestrips, Fitbit watches, Nicorette gum and Gillette Fusion razors. gastongazette.com

Portage, IN: Two Lake County men were arrested Tuesday afternoon after police said they were caught stealing and attempting to return merchandise for cash at Walmart
According to police, Matthew Newbolds, stuffed two Braun razor heads, valued at $85, down his pants and left the store without paying. A loss prevention officer watched Newbolds go to a car in the parking lot and hand them to another man, who then entered the store and attempted to return the items. nwitimes.com

Olympia, WA: Sports gear shop used as Drug front
Four Olympia men were arrested Friday after they allegedly used Score, a used sporting goods shop, as a front to sell and use drugs. thenewstribune.com

UK: Six Men Jailed for Large Scale Organized Shoplifting Operation
A group of shoplifters who took part in a large scale organised shoplifting operation across West Yorkshire and beyond have been sentenced to a total of more than 22 years in prison. Officers from the Protective Services (Crime) launched an investigation in late 2015 into the shoplifting that took place in supermarkets in West Yorkshire, South Yorkshire, North Yorkshire and the North East region. They found that the crime was worth over $75,000 and involved 39 cases. westyorkshirepolice.co.uk

Europe: Gang networks in Europe 'forcing children to steal'
Dutch police say some 300 children are being exploited across Europe by gangs that force them to steal $1,100 a day. Four networks were uncovered operating in the Netherlands, Spain, Austria, Croatia and Bosnia, police said. Six missing children from the Netherlands were found in appalling conditions in Spain last week when a couple in their 40s were arrested. Prosecutors say the practice is a modern type of slavery. bbc.com

Milford, CT: JCPenney employee arrested for stealing $400 of merchandise

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Shootings & Deaths

Monroeville, PA: Two wounded during a shooting at a strip center near Monroeville Mall
A shooting Tuesday at a shopping plaza along Mall Boulevard in Monroeville wounded two men, who drove themselves to a hospital with injuries that were not life-threatening. The shopping plaza, which contains a UPS Store, Miracle Ear, Empire Beauty School and Sola Salons, is near the Monroeville Mall. Bullets damaged the window storefronts of Miracle Ear and Sola Salons. triblive.com

Duluth, MN: Business owner, robbery suspect killed in shootout

The night was winding down Monday for patrons at a strip mall in Gwinnett County's K-Town when a man pulled a gun, sparking a shootout that sent bullets across the parking lot and left two dead. On Tuesday morning, police identified the dead as Andrew Shin, the 52-year-old owner of Time Internet Café, and Diante Doby, a 22-year-old Snellville man who reportedly was trying to rob Shin. Shin had been closing up the establishment. gwinnettdailypost.com

Baltimore, MD: Convicted jewelry store robber charged in 2009 killing of Jeweler A 26-year-old Pikesville man recently convicted for his role in an elaborate armed robbery of a Baltimore County jewelry store has been indicted in the 2009 killing of a Northwest Baltimore jewelry store owner. Stanislav Yelizarov was sentenced to 30 years in prison in April for taking part in the 2013 robbery of an Owings Mills jewelry store that netted $500,000 in jewelry, stones and watches. In that case, the robbers staked out an employee of Antony Jewelers, then impersonated police and kidnapped him as they carried out the crime. baltimoresun.com

Robberies & Thefts

Palo Alto, CA: Two Bloomingdale's jewelry Burglars in custody, one at large
Police are seeking the third suspect in a 2015 smash and grab burglary where three people drove a stolen SUV through the front of the Bloomingdale's at Stanford Shopping Center in Palo Alto and stole a large amount of jewelry, exceeding $125,000. Detectives have made two arrests so far, after they began investigating the May 2015 incident immediately. ktvu.com

Cookeville, TN: Jewelry Thieves flee with 'display' pieces of little value
They may have thought they were pulling off a substantial jewelry heist, but two men being sought in a Saturday jewelry store theft likely didn't leave with as much as they thought they did. According to a report by Cookeville Police, the two suspects left the store with several rings with price tags ranging from $2,000 to $3,000 each. But the actual rings they left the store with are display items only and not actual merchandise, so they are valued at much less. herald-citizen.com

Crockett, TX: Check n' Go employee arrested for theft of $14,000 through fake loans
The CPD detectives found that Harrt had opened multiple loans totaling about $14,000. The loans were allegedly opened with fictitious names, stolen checking account information, stolen pay stubs, and residential information. ktre.com

Credit Card Fraud

Gretna, NE: Couple sought for using stolen credit card at Gretna Outlet Mall Investigators said the couple was caught on security cameras at the Coach store. They believe the pair got the credit card information using a skimming device. The couple mostly used the card to buy gift cards. wowt.com

Twin Falls, ID: New York woman arrested in Boise on Credit Card Fraud; facing multiple grand theft charges

Springfield, MO: Man Sentenced to 11 years For Setting Up ID Theft/ Fraud Ring


Miami, FL: South Florida woman sentenced for trafficking in counterfeit goods and money laundering
A South Florida woman was sentenced to 24 months in federal prison June 14 followed by two years of supervised release for trafficking in counterfeit merchandise, concealing assets and money laundering. While trafficking in counterfeit goods, Tascon filed and was granted Chapter 7 bankruptcy protection. In her bankruptcy filings she failed to report that she earned more than $700,000 from her illicit counterfeit goods business. ice.gov

Cargo Theft

Atlanta, GA: Tens of thousands of beers stolen in Sweetwater Brewery trailer theft

Las Vegas, NV: Suspect sought in warehouse burglaries south of McCarran Airport

America's Battery Center - Ferndale, MI - Burglary
C-Store - Augusta, ME - Robbery
Cash Express - Paducah, KY - Burglary
CEFCO - Meridian, MS - Armed Robbery
Cousins - Milwaukee, WI - Armed Robbery
CVS - Fredericksburg, MD - Armed Robbery
Dollar General - Ellendale, DE - Armed Robbery
Dollar General - Westland, MI - Armed Robbery
Extreme Hobby - Corpus Christi, TX - Armed Robbery
Family Dollar - Berkeley, MO - Shooting/ 2 injured
GameStop - Augusta, GA - Armed Robbery
Hickman's - Ocean View, DE - Armed Robbery
Kendall's Stamp Coin - Ithaca, NY - Armed Robbery/ Dewitt Mall
Liquor Store - San Bernardino, CA - Shooting/ 1 killed
M&S Food Market - Battle Creek, MI - Robbery
Penn's Antiques - Bowerston, OH - Armed Robbery
Stop & Go - East Haven, CT - Burglary
Sunray Express - Willmar, MN - Armed Robbery/ 3rd arrest
Thrifty Chic Furniture - Edmond, OK - Burglary
Time Internet Café - Duluth, MN - Armed Robbery/ Owner and Robber killed
Triple J Armory - Littleton, AZ - Burglary/ 29 Guns
Walgreens - Miami, FL - Robbery
7-Eleven - Phoenix, AZ - Armed Robbery (2 stores)
797 Deli - Brooklyn, NY - Armed Robbery


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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
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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... 
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Three Questions to Transform Team Performance  Poor team performance is an easy to spot and even easier to fix problem. Sometimes we overreact and take the hardball approach, but this can cause unneeded stress. Don't blame the underperformers, rather, use these three questions to get to the root of the problem. Put yourself in their shoes

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It seems like we're always saying "get back to the basics" and "keep it simple" almost on a daily basis. We say it so much, most of us don't even hear it and certainly don't appreciate its absolute truth that it speaks to. In our self-motivating attempts to be great at what we do, oftentimes we run faster and try to do more and lose sight of one basic rule. Success begins with the basics. And it's only when we feel like we've evolved beyond them that we find we've only outsmarted ourselves and at that point we've all got to start over and just get back to the basics.

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