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2016's GLPS - Group LP Selfies
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Protection 1 Declares "The Power to Do More for You" at ASIS 2016 Conference
Business and Home Security Firm to Expand Footprint with ADT and Showcase Interactive Demonstrations of Cyber Security, eSuite 2.0, Network Managed Services and Remote Video Services.
Protection 1, the premier full-service business and home security company in the U.S., today announced "The Power to Do More for You" at the ASIS 2016 Conference in Orlando, Florida. The exhibit marks the company's first appearance with ADT since the announcement of their integration in May 2016. From September 12-14 at booth #3113, Protection 1 will highlight its best-in-class infrastructure and products, including the launch of Cyber Security, and demonstrations of eSuite 2.0 account management tools, Network Managed Services and Remote Video Services. Read more here


The Great American Fake Rip-Off Continues
Walmart Offering Full Refunds on Welspun's Egyptian Cotton Sheets

Walmart is no longer selling Welspun's line of premium Egyptian cotton bed sheets after its supplier was unable to prove the sheets weren't knockoffs. Less than a month after Target announced it would offer customers refunds for more than $90 million in Welspun's Egyptian cotton sheets, Walmart said it is also pulling Egyptian cotton Welspun sheets from its shelves and offering refunds, reports Bloomberg.

"Our customers trust us to provide products that are what they say they are on the label," Walmart spokesperson Marilee McInnis said in an e-mail to Bloomberg on Friday. "Welspun has not been able to assure us the products are 100 percent Egyptian cotton, which is unacceptable. While the sheets are excellent quality, we are offering our customers a full refund."

Any customer seeking a refund can bring their Welspun 100% Egyptian-cotton sheets, tags off of the sheets, or receipts into a Walmart location to receive a refund.

J.C. Penny and Bed Bath & Beyond are also investigating the credibility of their Welspun Egyptian cotton products. businessinsider.com
 
Wells Fargo was flowing with regrets on Friday
Largest Consumer Protection Fine In History
But Doesn't Admit Misconduct Nor Has To

Taking out ads in nearly a dozen newspapers saying the bank took "full responsibility" for creating sham bank accounts without its customers' permission.

The bank's chief executive officer, John Stumpf, even called one prominent Democrat in Congress to express his willingness to assume personal responsibility for the mess. The bank fired at least 5,300 employees and refunded millions of dollars to customers.

But with its banking regulators, Wells Fargo was not as contrite. The bank agreed to pay $185 million in fines and hire an independent consultant to review its sales practices, but it was able to settle the investigation into the questionable accounts without officially admitting to any of the suspected misconduct.  nytimes.com

Key House Dem Calls For Wells Fargo Criminal Probe
Editor's Note: It will go nowhere
 
CA Security Bag-Check OT Lawsuit against Nike Certified as a Class Action
An overtime play laws complaint against Nike Retail Service Inc. (Nike) has been certified as a class action in California after a federal judge, on August 19, gave her blessing. The crux of the lawsuit is time waiting for security checks upon the completion of a shift, time for which the employee is not paid, or so it is alleged. lawyersandsettlements.com

The Impact Safety Can Have
Post E. coli Chipotle Same-Store Sales Continue to Plummet
Down 23.6% in Most Recent Qt.

Chipotle has settled legal cases with nearly 100 customers who got sick after eating there. Since March, the chain has agreed to financial settlements - meaning the customers got cash - in 96 cases, the Denver Post reports.

The cases stemmed from a series of outbreaks involving E. coli, salmonella, and norovirus at Chipotle restaurants in cities nationwide. The outbreaks are collectively responsible for sickening at least 500 people.

Editor's Note: Four outbreaks in two years. The top marketing officer arrested in a NYC cocaine sweep this summer - where he was having his home delivered. Millions spent on building a safety department. With two or three safety executives, closing the stores for a nationwide training day, establishing a hotline reward system for employees to report if anyone comes to work sick, reviewing and establishing criteria for every single supplier, giving away food, and trying to make safety a priority - and it still hasn't worked.

Now they are getting desperate. They've announced they're opening a hamburger restaurant. Just last week they were being criticized for making sexual and marijuana oriented inappropriate tweets while claiming to be a place for kids and being called out for it. And to top all that, the stock markets #1 activist buys almost 10% of the stock last week because they're all company owned stores and there's a fortune to be made if they take them franchise. What a snowball that safety created.

Eating there recently showed a line of young people - most not wearing gloves, certainly no hair nets. Nothing blatant or even obvious but a little to close for this eater.

Nothing for nothing but this might be one you may wish to consider buying stock in. Merely because the activist will force them to go franchise and that'll drive up the price short term. The issue will be knowing when to dump them. But if you lose, don't come screaming at this writer. Just a thought. businessinsider.com

Curtailing Supply Chain Risks of Seafood Fraud
Seafood Industry's 25% Fraud

A report that found one in five fish tested world-wide was mislabeled shows the problem of seafood fraud remains real for buyers, and points out issues those companies need to be aware of as they try to rid their supply chains of improperly labeled, illegally caught and fraudulently substituted fish. Oceana also is asking President Barack Obama to expand upon proposed rules his administration submitted earlier this year that seeks to require traceability for 13 types of seafood from the fishing boat or farm to the U.S. border. wsj.com

NYC Retailer Crazy Eddie Founder & Felon Dies at 68 
Smuggled Money Taped to His Body to Israel

Eddie Antar, the Brooklyn-born man who created the chain of Crazy Eddie electronics stores only to watch it collapse when an underlying fraud was exposed, died on Saturday. He was 68.

Mr. Antar, who was born on Dec. 18, 1947, grew his business from a single Brooklyn store, founded in 1969, into the largest consumer electronics chain in the New York metropolitan area, fueled in large part by the spread of the VCR. At its peak, the chain had 43 stores, with locations as far north as Boston and as far south as Philadelphia.

In 1984, Mr. Antar took the business public at $8 a share. Within two years, its stock price would hit $79 per share. At its peak, Crazy Eddie reported annual sales of more than $350 million. But that success was illusory. In 1987, dissident stockholders staged a takeover of the company. Within two weeks of the acquisition, they said they had discovered that $45 million in merchandise was missing.

In the end, the authorities accused him and two brothers of skimming cash and inflating the value of the company. Even before going public, Mr. Antar would fly to Israel with cash strapped to his body as part of the skimming scheme, they said.

In 1990, Mr. Antar fled the country. He was found and arrested in Israel two years later, then extradited to the United States and spent 7 years in federal prison. nytimes.com

Wal-Mart Appeals NLRB Ruling On In-Store Protest
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is appealing a recent National Labor Relations Board decision that found it violated federal labor law when it disciplined six workers who engaged in a work stoppage inside a California store.

The big-box retailer filed a petition Wednesday with the D.C. Circuit, seeking review of the NLRB's 2-1 decision on Aug. 27 that held the "small, brief, peaceful and confined" work stoppage was protected under the National Labor Relations Act. The board said it was a violation for Wal-Mart to issue the workers disciplinary warnings afterwards.  law360.com


ASIS 2016: STANLEY Security to Showcase Solutions and Technologies that Identify Irregular POS Activity, Leverage Access Control Data for Operational Efficiency, Improve Personal Safety and Safeguard Against Skimming Attacks
STANLEY Security, a leading global manufacturer and integrator of comprehensive security solutions, will unveil several advanced, customized technologies and solutions at the 62nd Annual ASIS International (BOOTH #2001), including: two key enhancements to its STANLEY Insights Analytics Solutions Software; a wearable alert-activation button for the STANLEY Guard Personal Safety app; and a stand-alone solution for protecting consumer card data from skimming attacks. Read more here


Target to hire 70,000 for the holidays
 
Hanjin Approved to unload 4 U.S. Ships

Woman stuck by needle in Target parking lot awarded $4.6M
 

Quarterly Same Store Sales Results
Le Chateau Canada Q2 comp's down 0.3%, sales down 5.3%


Last week's #1 article --

Gap Distribution Center Fire "Intentionally Set"
Authorities say a massive blaze that ripped through a Gap Inc. distribution center in New York was intentionally set.

State police said Tuesday that the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives determined the origin of the fire was "incendiary." No other details have been released. State police and the ATF continue to investigate.

The fire late last Monday caused heavy damage to part of the Fishkill facility about 50 miles north of New York City.

Some of the distribution center's 1,300 employees were scheduled to return to work this week in other sections of the sprawling warehouse complex. nypost.com 

 
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Experian Data Breach Resolution releases
2016-2017 Data Breach Response Guide

Companies are establishing response plans more than ever before, and senior leadership is also becoming more involved in data breach preparedness, according to Experian Data Breach Resolution's 2015 data breach preparedness study. Despite this increased awareness and preparedness, however, many companies are forgetting the vital step of regularly reviewing and updating their strategy once their initial plan is established.

To make sure companies are prepared with well-rounded, updated plans, Experian's annual Data Breach Response Guide has been refreshed to focus on the importance of regularly updating a response plan. In addition, this year's guide includes new content regarding the importance of looking outside of one's own organization when creating a response plan and engaging essential external partners that can offer specific expertise in the face of a breach.

The complimentary guide can be downloaded at http://bit.ly/2c4kvZy.

The guide's new content includes a more in-depth section on selecting external partners, such as cyber insurers, and legal partners. The guide also includes a section on global breaches, as the new UK regulations have made this subject top of mind for many international companies. Organizations that have not yet developed a plan will benefit from content addressing the notification process and the public relations component of a breach response.

For additional data breach resources, including webinars, white papers and videos, visit
 http://www.experian.com/databreach. Read the Experian Data Breach Resolution blog at http://www.experian.com/blogs/data-breach/. itnewsonline.com

PCI Council wants upgradeable credit card readers ... next year
The Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council (PCI Council) has floated a new standard it hopes will reduce credit card fraud that starts at the point of sale, in part by allowing easier upgrades.

The new version 5.0 of the PCI PIN Transaction Security (PTS) Point-of-Interaction (POI) Modular Security Requirements emerged late last week. The most notable new bits of the proposed standard (PDF) are:

• A new control that means point of sale card readers "... must support firmware updates. The device must cryptographically authenticate the firmware and if the authenticity is not confirmed, the firmware update is rejected and deleted."

• Tamper-proofing requirements so that an attack involving "drills, lasers, chemical solvents, opening covers, splitting the casing (seams), and using ventilation openings" results in devices becoming inoperable and deleting all data;

• Requirement that devices be verifiably immune to leaking keys if probed using side-channel methods such as monitoring for electromagnetic emanations;

The changes have been made in response to the prevalence of card skimming attacks and as recognition that retailers need the ability to respond quickly as threats emerge. Hard-to-upgrade card-reading kit retards security efforts as retailers resist expensive upgrades when they address obscure attacks. Making card readers upgradeable should mean better point of sale security. That the the United States is now adopting the chip-and-pin (EMV) wireless payment technology so prevalent elsewhere is also cited as a reason for the new round of changes.

But even pre-EMV technologies need better wireless security: Samsung's Magnetic Secure Transmission (MST) technology lets phones talk to magnetic stripe readers. Even those small exchanges of electromagnetic energy are potentially sniffable, with keys a bigger prize than individual cards.

The new standard comes into force in September 2017, when the current version 4.1 will fade away. theregister.co.uk


 





 

Protection 1 Expands its Network Operations Center to Accommodate Rapid Security Only Networks Business Growth

Company Grew 100% in Enterprise Security Only Network Deployment since ASIS 2015

Chicago, IL, September 12, 2016 - Protection 1, the premier full-service business and home security company in the U.S., today announced that it has expanded its Network Operation Center (NOC) with a dedicated space to support its security only network applications for its enterprise and national account customers.

The expansion doubles the company's capacity and allows for continued growth in this emerging market. Protection 1 now has over 45,000 network devices under management across 1,500 networks. The NOC has also further fortified its physical and virtual back-up capabilities as part of its disaster recovery programs and offers its customer 24/7/365 monitoring.

"Cyber-crime continues to be one of the greatest threats facing businesses of all sizes today," stated Chris Ben Vau, Protection 1's senior vice president of Integration Solutions. "Our customer base has grown across all industries this past year to include leading brands in retail, healthcare, technology, hospitality and financial institutions. The driving force behind deploying security only networks is the ability to allow organization to separate their security devices from those on the corporate network that house proprietary and customer data, providing another level of protection against new and existing forms of cyber-attacks.

The NOC employs a skilled team of engineers, project managers and technicians that design, deploy, monitor and manage a company's security equipment network, implement and manage broadband connections, and design and implement VoIP systems. Some of the key advantages to implementing a security only network include higher bandwidth availability and speed and access to the network for loss prevention and security teams while not impacting business critical systems. Protection 1's Network Operations' monitoring center can also proactively notify customers of a potential problem with the network or its components before they become major issues.

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Creating a Powerful Personal Brand

Kevin Ach, Sr. Director, Retail LP & Safety, Office Depot, Inc.

 

Very few of us look at our careers through the lens of building a powerful personal brand. Yet, it is an extremely powerful way to approach career development and distinguish yourself both inside and out of your organization. While an executive may look at their career as an individual path, Kevin Ach, Sr. Director, Retail LP and Safety, Office Depot, Inc., shares the importance of expanding your vision, understanding the impact, and treating it like a business development project as opposed to an individual development plan.

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LPNN Quick Take #16

As we enter the homestretch of our "Live in Philly" broadcast, Co-MC Amber Bradley takes us through the remainder of the schedule and shares some news on the RLPSA.

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Risk Expert: Visa-Linked Paypal Increases Fraud Potential
PayPal unveiled a 12-month exclusive partnership with Visa, which is expected to expand PayPal's point-of-sale acceptance and give consumers more payment options.

As a result of the joint venture, new Paypal accounts will have Visa as a payment option not just their linked bank accounts or Paypal balance.

"PayPal will share transaction data with the card network for any purchases made with a Visa card," said Monica Eaton-Cardone, a risk management expert and chief investment officer of Global Risk Technologies in Clearwater, Florida. "PayPal will be able to utilize Visa's near-field communication technology with brick-and-mortar merchants as well as receive certain undisclosed economic incentives."

The downside is that Visa-linked PayPal accounts can lead consumers to start charging more purchases because it's easier, opening the door to friendly fraud.

"Consumers enticed to over-spend out of convenience are more likely to file charge backs," Eaton-Carone told Newsmax Finance. "With the majority of these claims unfounded for friendly fraud, the merchant faces increasing costs and liabilities." newsmax.com

Apple Warns Customers Against iTunes Gift Card Fraud
Apple is warning consumers about scam artists who pressure their victims into transferring money by purchasing iTunes gift cards after the fraudsters spin a bogus story about unpaid bills or a relative who needs bailing out of jail.

Authorities have previously warned about similar scams involving pre-paid debit cards. But in recent months, the IRS and the Federal Trade Commission have said criminals are using the popular Apple gift cards as an easy, and difficult-to-trace, method of transferring cash.

In a typical scheme, a con artist calls a victim and claims to be a tax officer, bill collector or a lawyer representing a relative who's just been arrested. Victims are told to purchase several hundred dollars' worth of gift cards and then provide the 16-digit code from each card, usually over the phone. Fraudsters use the codes to redeem the value of the cards or even re-sell the numbers online.

Apple posted a warning on its website Friday, advising that iTunes cards should only be used for online purchases of digital music, books or apps, and not for transferring money. The Cupertino, California, company also said it's giving retailers tips on helping potential victims, often people buying cards in large quantities. news18.com









The 2016 U.S. ORC Effort Census

Given the fact that ORC now exceeds internal theft it's critical that we provide the retailers, state legislatures and the federal government with an accurate picture of the size of the effort that the 50+ ORC Associations have now grown to be.

So far, with only a few responding, we have over 7,000 executives from the retail industry and law enforcement community working together to help fight this epidemic.

With over 653 law enforcement agencies and 125 retailers and financial institutions working together this effort represents the largest collaborative effort in the history of retail. Contact Sean Colarossi at seanc@downing-downing.com or Gordon Smith at
gordons@downing-downing.com

What's the census of your ORC Association?

Let us know so we can educate America and help pass more ORC legislation

We would like to thank the following ORC Organizations that have already responded:





Northern Nevada Organized Retail
Crime Alliance


Missouri Organized Retail
Crimes Association


Nassau County, NY: CVS busts ORC Shoplifter who hit 2 stores for over $6,000
Jeffrey Greene, 54, of Hempstead, was arrested Saturday, Sept. 10, 2016, and charged with grand larceny and petit larceny charges in connection with the theft of more than $6,000 in merchandise from CVS stores in Rockville Centre and Freeport, Nassau County police. A Hempstead man is scheduled for arraignment Sunday on grand larceny and petit larceny charges for stealing a bag of assorted merchandise worth more than $1,200 from a CVS in Rockville Centre on Saturday, Nassau County police said. newsday.com


Queensbury, NY: Woman pleads guilty to $2,500 theft from French Mountain Commons Outlets
A Troy woman who police said was part of a group that stole thousands of dollars worth of merchandise from stores in the Million Dollar Half-Mile outlet centers pleaded guilty to a felony charge Wednesday in Warren County Court. Rosalie Johnson, 47, also known as Rosalie Jackson, pleaded guilty to fourth-degree criminal possession of stolen property for April thefts from stores in French Mountain Commons. Police said she was in a car that contained about $2,500 worth of stolen items, which police stopped after getting a shoplifting complaint from an unspecified store. Johnson has three prior felony convictions, all for theft or forgery-related crimes, and faces up to 4 years in state prison when sentenced by Warren County Judge John Hall. poststar.com

Orem, UT: Archery Store employee busted in $6,000 theft; selling products online
A Provo man was arrested Thursday afternoon on reports that he stole archery equipment then attempted to sell it online. Police reports state a manager of Jake's Archery in Orem received a tip from a man who reported he saw some archery equipment on the KSL classifieds that may have been stolen. The man told the manager that he had looked at some bows in a box with a Jake's Archery shipping label. The store manager recognized the KSL seller as her employee, Joseph Espinoza. The store manager purchased the bows back from the man, totaling nearly $6,000. Police believe tens of thousands of dollars' worth of equipment were likely stolen by Espinoza. heraldextra.com

Mentor, OH: Over 50 arrested in Heroin Operation; many tied to ORC
Mentor Police have arrested more than 50 people through a special detail focused on heroin-related crime. The department said its undercover theft operation recently had a state grant renewed after seeing substantial success in curbing the crimes. "They'll take anything," Chief Kevin Knight said. A variety of things have reportedly been stolen, from jewelry and electronics, to light bulbs, baby formula and lobster tails. Most recently, 22 clothing items, mostly jeans, were stolen from a Mentor Target. Police say the shoplifters, Kayla Wenz and Matthew Lanning, admitted their drug-fueled intentions. newsnet5.com

Lake Havasu, AZ: Jody G. Shettleroe, 58, was arrested Sept. 8 on charges of organized retail theft
Police say Shettleroe was found to be concealing items at a McCulloch Boulevard store in an elastic band he modified for the purpose of storing items he intended to steal from the store. Shettleroe admitted that he intended to sell the items. The total value of the allegedly stolen items was $26.43. havasunews.com

Centralia, WA: Chadrick Singleton, 26, charged with 2nd degree Organized Retail Theft, sentenced to 3 months in jail, $1,600 in fees

Credit Card Fraud

Grand Rapids, MI: FBI says, Suspects tied to $300K credit-card scheme at Walmart & Sam's Club
While investigating a disorderly-person complaint, Kent County sheriff's deputies wound up arresting suspects linked to $300,000 in fraud at Walmart and Sam's Club stores, the FBI said. The suspects, Cuban citizens living in Miami, are believed to have targeted Sam's Club stores in Alpine Township, Cascade Township, Holland, Lansing and Muskegon. They bought $40,000 in merchandise using stolen credit-card account numbers. Two of the suspects have ties with a $300,000 fraud scheme in Texas in which gift cards, or stored-value cards, are re-encoded with stolen account numbers to make fraudulent purchases at retailers such as Walmart and Sam's Club. A motel worker had recovered a "wad" of gift-card packaging and broken cards from the stairway trash. Police found three other such cards on a bed. Multiple cards with compromised data were found in the other room. Between June 10 and 13, the group used 87 account numbers under the names of Perez and two others, possibly fictitious, to make $40,167 in purchases, the FBI said. mlive.com

Arson

Fremont, CA: Target thieves sets fire as a diversion

 

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Shootings, Death, Standoff and Bomb Threat

Shawnee, KS: 2 injured, 1 suspect killed in shootout outside Kansas Wal-Mart
Two people were critically injured and a good Samaritan killed a suspect during a confrontation in the parking lot of a suburban Kansas City Wal-Mart.

Police said the incident Sunday afternoon in Shawnee began when two suspects hit a woman in the head from behind as she was putting her child in her car.

Shawnee police Maj. Dan Tennis says a person in the parking lot who tried to help was shot several times. Another good Samaritan then shot one of the suspects, who died at the scene. The second suspect fled but was caught near the store. The female victim and the other person who was shot were both hospitalized in critical condition. Tennis said a motive for the initial attack on the woman is not yet clear. foxnews.com

Phoenix, AZ: Shots fired in Desert Ridge Marketplace
Phoenix police are investigating after shots were fired at Desert Ridge Marketplace. Police were called to the mall near Tatum Boulevard and the Loop 101 on Saturday night. Police said two men who did not know each other met in the parking lot to complete a sales transaction they started online. The suspect attempted to rob the victim of his merchandise and the victim fired shots at the suspect. The suspect reportedly returned fire, took the merchandise and fled on a motorcycle. The victim was not hit by gunfire but did sustain minor injuries as a result of the struggle.
abc15.com

Corpus Christi, TX: 4th man arrested in Shooter Depot slaying
The Corpus Christi Police Department announced in a tweet Saturday night the fourth suspect in the fatal Sept. 1 Shooters Depot robbery was arrested. Darien Marshall, 22, surrendered Saturday at Corpus Christi Police. A capital murder warrant had been issued for his arrest in the death of store owner George Koumbis, 62. Police responded around 9 p.m. Sept. 1 to a robbery at Shooters Depot and found Koumbis and a 38-year-old store employee shot. Koumbis died shortly after being taken to a hospital. The employee is still recovering in the hospital. Marshall is the last of four suspects to be arrested in the incident. caller.com


Chicago, IL: SWAT standoff ends after 1 hour at 7-Eleven
Police were called in at about 9:30 p.m. Saturday evening for a man who barricaded himself in a 7-Eleven store with two employees. SWAT units were called in and they used flash bangs to try to get the man out. At about 1 a.m., they entered the store and arrested the man. The two employees being held hostage inside the store were not hurt. abc7chicago.com



Tulsa, OK: Male suspect allegedly shows butt of gun at Kohl's; Multiple people were taken into custody

Upper Marlboro, NJ: Six Flags Evacuated following Bomb Threat


Robberies & Thefts

West Valley City, UT: Armed men get cash from West Valley CVS Pharmacy, shot fired; may be connected to two other area robberies
Police are looking for two suspects who robbed a CVS Pharmacy late Saturday night. The clerk took the cash drawer out and put it on the counter. One of the suspects grabbed the money from it. As the two suspects were about to leave the store, they were startled by another employee, and one of the suspects turned around and fired a shot. Burke said the shot went into the floor within 2 to 3 feet of the employee. The employee was uninjured.

Burke said the suspects' clothing and description in the CVS robbery match the suspects in a robbery at a Subway shop earlier Saturday. A detective is looking into it and police will be comparing the videos from both locations.

A third robbery took place Saturday in Salt Lake City, and police are looking for a red car that was involved in that incident. No vehicle was seen in the Subway or CVS robberies, Burke said, although the clothing and description were similar, so it's possible all three cases are related. gephardtdaily.com


Little Rock, AR: White Hall, Supermarket managers arrested for dealing pills on the job
Police say patrons were inside the store when they arrested the manager of Cranford's Fresh World and the store's deli manager on Friday. The two are accused of dealing hydrocodone to some of the store's other employees. When Cassie Crow was in the check-out line at Cranford's off Dollarway Road on Friday she said she had overheard some of the cashiers talking about something they planned to see on the news that night. katv.com

Man wanted by FBI in connection with seven armed robberies in D.C. region
Armed with a gun, a man who robbed the same store twice in a year hit at least seven gas stations and convenience stores scattered throughout Maryland, D.C. and Virginia, law enforcement officials said. A timeline of the robberies ranges from October 2015 in Alexandria to this week in Arlington. The man hit the following locations: 7-Eleven, Shell, CVS, Sunoco and two Exxon gas stations (one of which he robbed twice). The perpetrator is believed to have fled most of the scenes in newer-model silver or gray car. The FBI is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information that leads to identifying the man. washingtonpost.com

Broward County, FL: Deputy Sheriff arrested for shoplifting 7 times at Walmart Surveillance video shows Deputy Dean Korenic, 46, shoplifting on seven occasions. He was in uniform one of the times and drove away with his stolen goods in a marked patrol car three other times. A 14-year veteran of the agency, Korenic was arrested Tuesday and spent a night in jail before posting $3,500 bond. sun-sentinel.com

Santa Fe Springs, CA: Man Attempts To Make Off With ATM Using Forklift He Allegedly Stole Outside Target Store

Anchorage, AK: 2 charged in $30,000 burglary of rural village store


Wilmette, IL: Jimmy John's Armed Robbery was an attempt to hide Employee theft; 2 arrested

Shrewsbury, MO: Value City Furniture burglar uses a plastic blue grocery bag as disguise

Little Rock, AR: Man gets 8 years in Little Rock-area business robberies; 5 others also convicted for 18 holdups

Orlando, FL: Two arrested in string of Armed Robberies; 7-Eleven, Circle K and Chevron

Oshkosh, WI: Man arrested in connection to 6 Armed Robberies

Kay Jewelers in the Shoppes at Oak Point, Effingham, IL reported a Distraction Theft on 9/10, merchandise valued at $6,337

Mappins Jewellers in the Marlborough Mall, Calgary, AB, CN reported a Grab & Run on 9/9, merchandise valued at $2,499

Zales Outlet in the San Marcos Premium Outlets, San Marcos, TX reported a Grab & Run on 9/11, merchandise valued at $6,715


Skimming Reports

See where 68 credit card skimmers were found in Michigan

Romanian indicted for running an ATM Skimming operation in Columbia County, N.Y.

BP - Madison County, KY - Armed Robbery
Burger King - Green Bay, WI - Armed Robbery
Check N Go - Seaside, CA - Armed Robbery
Circle K - Poinciana, FL - Armed Robbery / Clerk shot
Circle K - North Charleston, SC - Armed Robbery
City Mart - Paris, TX - Armed Robbery
CVS - Salt Lake City, UT - Armed Robbery
Desert Ridge Marketplace - Phoenix, AZ - Tased/ Assault
Dollar General - Clarksville, TN - Armed Robbery
Dollar Store - Bear, DE - Robbery
Donut Palace - Tyler, TX - Armed Robbery
East Moline Feed & Pet - Carbon Cliff, IL - Robbery
Family Dollar - Axton, VA - Robbery
Family Dollar - Columbus, OH - Armed Robbery
Family Dollar - Augusta, GA - Burglary
Family Dollar - Dayton, OH - Robbery
Handi Store- Winlock, WA - Armed Robbery
IGA - Richland County, SC - Armed Robbery
Jake's Archery - Orem, UT - Employee Theft
Mega Saver - Omaha, NE - Armed Robbery
R&M Liquors - Lowell, MA - Armed Robbery
Radio Shack - Denton, TX - Burglary
Rainbow Mart - Goose Creek, SC - Shooting
Richardson Paint - Jacksonville, FL - Armed Robbery
Safeway - Juneau, AK - Burglary
Safari Food Store - Jacksonville, FL - Shooting
Sam's Food - Holyoke, MA - Shooting
Shell - Pulaski County, VA - Armed Robbery
Shell - New Orleans, LA - Armed Robbery
Speedway - Terre Haute, IN - Robbery
Sprint - Naperville, IL - Armed Robbery
Subway - New Orleans, LA - Armed Robbery
Subway - Salt Lake, UT - Robbery
The Vault - Lewiston, ME - Robbery
Tom Thumb - Escambia County, FL - Robbery/ 3rd in 2 months
United Dairy - Columbus, OH - Armed Robbery
Value City Furniture - Shrewsbury, MO - Burglary
Verizon - Stanton, DE - Armed Robbery
Vocelli Pizza - Mount Oliver Borough, PA - Armed Robbery
Walgreens - Corpus Christi, TX - Armed Robbery
Walgreens - Pigeon Forge, TN - Armed Robbery
7-Eleven - Odessa, TX - Robbery
7-Eleven - Miami, FL - Armed Robbery
7-Eleven - Salt Lake City, UT - Armed Robbery

  Weekend Crime Totals
• 4 Shootings
• 0 Killed
• 35 Robberies
• 4 Burglaries
 













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Director of Loss Prevention
Rocky Mount, NC

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Head of Loss Prevention, Supply Chain & eCommerce
Vancouver, BC, Canada
As the Head of Loss Prevention, Supply Chain & eCommerce, you will have the opportunity to create, manage and improve loss within Supply Chain and eCommerce and help drive the bottom line of our business...

Regional Loss Prevention Manager, Distribution Network
Naperville, IL

• Maintain internal investigations as directed by leadership.
• Ensure execution and compliance of all global Loss Prevention initiatives/shortage reduction programs.
• Heighten and maintain a consistent level of Loss Prevention awareness throughout the network...


 

Regional Manager Loss Prevention, Audit & Firearms Compliance
Durham, NC

The Regional Manager Loss Prevention, Audit & Firearms compliance is responsible for the control and reduction of shrinkage at the stores in their territory. Investigates and resolves all matters that jeopardize or cause a loss to the company's assets. Has ownership of all company related shrinkage programs in their assigned stores... 


 

Regional Asset Protection Manager (Field)
Norcross, GA

Responsible for planning, developing and executing a comprehensive Asset Protection Program for a single business unit within HDS tailored to unique business needs. Define success across the unit in theft and fraud / operational loss prevention. Drive a program to protect the assets of the business...

Loss Prevention Specialist
Greencastle, IN

The Loss Prevention Specialist has thorough knowledge of Ascena Retail Group, Inc. security, life safety, and operational procedures. Performs duties as a floor officer and acts as a deterrent to theft and providing life safety...



AP Safety Specialist
Miami, FL
The safety specialist, asset protection, will oversee safety practices within an assigned group of stores. This position will execute the safety program designed to minimize associate and customer accidents...




Senior Manager Region Asset Protection
Columbia, SC
The Sr. Manager, region asset protection, is responsible for providing oversight in the protection of company assets and executing asset protection programs designed to minimize inventory shrink, workers compensation claims, general liability claims, bad checks and cash losses within an assigned region. This leader will direct and supervise a team of asset protection professionals and will have complete responsibility for managing investigations and auditing programs to ensure effectiveness and departmental compliance...


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The most prevailing comment made by corporate America when they come to market looking for a new senior Loss Prevention executive is bring me someone who has a total business acumen and understands the entire business. Take note to this common theme as it sends a very clear message that you've got to be a retail executive first that happens to be a subject matter expert in Loss Prevention. And as we continue to evolve technologically the demands are greater that you understand the financial, merchandising, supply chain, and operations side of the business and know how to integrate the various shrinkage reduction components within all of them. Being able to communicate all of that is a series of meetings is truly the key and then being able to do it day in and day out is the objective.

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