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Tim Lapinski, CFI promoted to Divisional Vice President - Enterprise Risk Management, Loss Prevention and Sales Audit for Helzberg Diamonds
Tim was previously the Divisional Vice President - Loss Prevention for the jewelry retailer, and has been on their loss prevention team since 2014, when he started as a Director of Loss Prevention. Tim has also held other loss prevention leadership roles for retailers such as Abercrombie & Fitch as Director of Loss Prevention Western US/Asia, Senior Regional LP Manager and Regional LP Manager, Regional LP Manager for CVS Health, Regional LP Manager for Hollywood Video and District LP Manager for Kohl's. Tim is also a Chairperson for the International Association of Interviewers. Tim earned his Bachelors degree in Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration from University of Wisconsin-Platteville. Congratulations Tim!

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Macy's Annual Thanksgiving Day Parade: How an Old-School Tradition is Meeting Modern-Day Security Threats

Macy's AP & Law Enforcement join forces to keep a storied NYC tradition safe
for the 3.5 million people in attendance

The annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade is a tradition that millions look forward to each year, whether it's watching it in person or on their television screen - this year will be no exception.

On Nov. 23, when the retail giant hosts its 91st annual parade kicking off the holiday season, more than 3.5 million people are expected to flood the streets of New York City to get a glimpse of the event's 17 giant character balloons, 26 parade floats, 12 marching bands, and 1,100 dancers featured along the 2.5 mile route.

While the parade has evolved into a star-studded, must-see holiday spectacle for many people, it also poses a slew of security threats - especially during a time when terrorism fears run high.

From an LP/AP perspective, Macy's Asset Protection team is on the front lines before and during the event.  They prepare access routes for ticket holders, protect parade performers during rehearsals, and coordinate crowd control as the event happens.

Over 50 Macy AP executives team up with the FBI's JTTF, FDNY's Hazmat and Rescue units and thousands of New York's finest which include ESU/Counter Terrorism units to ensure that the parade goes according to plan without incident and that Santa arrives at Herald Square promptly at 12 noon.

For their part, the NYPD handles the event like a presidential visit. As we reported in the Daily last year, police in New York ordered 81 sand trucks to line the parade route and block intersections during the 2016 parade. Preventative measures like this are even more critical for this year's parade, especially after last month's truck attack in New York, which left eight people dead and nearly a dozen injured.

During the parade, thousands of law enforcement officers and police dogs will be on hand to keep an eye on the route and sniff out any possible chemical weapons.

This all-hands-on-deck approach by law enforcement, security personnel, and LP/AP teams is the culmination of six months of preparation time meant to ensure that the parade goes as planned and those in attendance feel secure.

It is this diligent, behind-the-scenes work that has allowed a storied New York tradition to continue for nearly a century, giving millions of families a chance to safely cheer on the start of the holiday season.

This is an updated article that was originally published in the Nov. 23, 2016 Daily.

Most Americans will shop Thanksgiving weekend
The vast majority (75%) of Americans plan to shop over Thanksgiving weekend. And while spending is increasingly going online, 64% of consumers say they'll head to stores over the weekend, according to the survey from Deloitte of more than 1,200 consumers.

Shoppers will spend an average $427 between Thanksgiving and Cyber Monday, up from $400 last year, the survey found. Most of that (52%) will be spent online and 46% in physical stores. Black Friday early birds will outspend others: those shopping between 1 a.m. and 5 a.m. plan to spend an average of $225, while those shopping at 6 a.m. expect to spend $147, and those between 7 a.m. and 9 a.m. will spend $161.

The weekend's turnout is on pace to be strong, Deloitte found. On Thanksgiving Day, more people will shop online (28%) than in-stores (25%). On Saturday, 52% plan to shop in-store, compared with 24% online. On Cyber Monday, 72% plan to shop online. retaildive.com

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ADT Launches Exclusive "Home for the Holidays" Station on Pandora
ADT, a leading provider of security and automation solutions for homes and businesses, launched the ADT "Home For the Holidays" station on Pandora. Providing the soundtrack to holiday celebrations this season, the playlist was curated by ADT employees across the U.S., and features some of the most streamed songs in the Pandora library.

Featuring 100 feel-good festive songs spanning from the 1950s to today, the station will help every family get in the holiday spirit, even while traveling.

To listen to the ADT "Home for the Holidays" station, please visit: Pandora.com/adthomefortheholidays

Global Electronic Article Surveillance (EAS) System Sales Market 2017 Top Manufacturer-Checkpoint Systems, Tyco Retail Solutions, Nedap
This Global Electronic Article Surveillance (EAS) System Sales report represents the mainly focused key purposes, which includes various tasks such as to identify, predict, and explain the global market. The markets which are based on the several aspects such as solution, organization size, service, deployment mode, vertical and region have been thoroughly studied.

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Every sub-segment has been deliberately scrutinized by through this report to concern the growth trends of individual, future prospects and the contribution in the global market. newsient.com

Verla International - Private Label Cosmetics Manufacturer & Distributor to Retailers, in New Windsor, N.Y.
Explosions, Fire at Cosmetics Factory Sends 12 & 4 Firefighters to Hospital Monday

The Verla International cosmetics factory in New Windsor was rocked by at least two explosions Monday morning, according to the Times Herald-Record in nearby Middletown. New Windsor is about 90 minutes north of New York City. About 12 people, including four firefighters, were taken to a hospital in the wake of the blasts and fire, the Herald-Record said. NBC New York reported nearly two dozen were hurt.

The factory has been operating since 1980 and makes nail polish, perfume, lotions and other products, the paper said. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration hit the plant with nine violations earlier this year, according to NBC. They related to exit maintenance and use of flammable liquids, among other things. oshatoday.com

Brooklyn Judge's Ruling Raises Bar for Covert Cellphone Tracking
A Brooklyn judge has ruled that the police need an eavesdropping warrant to covertly track the cellphones of criminal suspects, raising the bar in New York for the use of a surveillance device that is facing challenges across the United States. "Absent a search warrant," the judge wrote, "the government may not turn a citizen's cellphone into a tracking device." 

Johnson Controls awarded prestigious contracts
to secure Oman's two new largest airports

Johnson Controls today announces that the aviation specific CEM Systems AC2000 Airport access control system has been selected to secure Muscat International Airport and Salalah Airport, Oman. AC2000 Airport access control solution with intelligent CEM Systems IP card readers and CEM Systems S3040 portable hand-held readers will ensure the highest levels of integrated security, and provide a solution that goes beyond security by helping in airport operations.

Amazon or Walmart? Some retailers are choosing alliances
Store chains feeling the upheaval in retail are making strategic alliances - and that can mean picking sides.

Kohl's shoppers can find Amazon devices at some stores, and return items they bought from the online retailer. Nike has made some of its sneakers available through Amazon. The owner of Sears is selling Kenmore-branded appliances on Amazon in some markets. And Best Buy is teaming up with Amazon for voice shopping.

Meanwhile, Walmart, which has the most store locations, is assembling a coalition of its own: buying smaller online brands and becoming the highest-profile partner to Google in voice shopping. And the discount chain that touts low prices announced a web partnership Monday with high-end department store Lord & Taylor. abcnews.com

28-year-old's company makes millions buying from Walmart and selling on Amazon
It seems too easy to be true that you could make millions by raiding the clearance aisle at your local Walmart or Target and then selling your haul on Amazon. But that's exactly what 28-year-old Ryan Grant is doing. Only four years after quitting his accounting job in Minneapolis, Minn., to flip purchases full-time, his business is making well into the six figures in profits per year. cnbc.com

Walmart Transportation's Gary Plant Named 'National Driver of the Year'
4 million miles accident-free

American Trucking Associations' Safety Management Council recognized outstanding trucking leaders at the Safety, Security and Human Resources National Conference and Exhibition in Memphis, Tennessee. Gary Plant, professional truck driver with Walmart Transportation, was honored as trucking's National Driver of the Year. He has driven 4.4 million safe miles throughout his career, equivalent to 176 trips around the world. nbherard.com

Large Number of Women in Kentucky Prisons Prompts Call for Reforms;
Raising Felony Threshold

Representatives of four different groups are calling for more attention to the number of women incarcerated in Kentucky. The groups claim much of that imprisonment stems from low level non-violent drug crimes. According to the Criminal Justice Policy Assessment Council, Kentucky incarcerates more women per capita than all but four other states. Proposed criminal justice reforms include increasing the felony theft threshold for conviction from $500 to $1000 and creating a new misdemeanor category for certain drug crimes. The LaGrange commonwealth's attorney says prosecutors wouldn't object to some adjustment in the theft threshold. The matter could get further review in the upcoming General Assembly session.

UK: C-Store Association Calls on Retailers to Take Part in Crime Survey
ACS is calling on retailers to share their experiences of retail crime over the past 12 months as part of the association's Crime Survey 2018. The survey can be found here. The deadline for responses is December 21st.

Director Loss Prevention for rue21 - based in Pittsburgh, PA
The Director of Loss Prevention will lead the field organization in the protection of assets and the reduction of financial loss, achieving industry leading results, while maintaining industry leading rates of expense.

rue21 is a specialty retailer for young men and women's casual apparel and accessories headquartered in the Pittsburgh suburb of Warrendale, PA, operating over 750 stores in 45 states in shopping malls, outlets and strip centers. careers-rue21.com

J.Crew to Close 50 Stores as Sales Plunge Again

Gordon Brothers Begins Liquidation of 122 Vitamin World Stores Nationwide

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New Jersey Food Council, in Partnership with the New Jersey Retail Merchants Association, Hosts the 2017 Loss Prevention Conference & Exhibition

There was no shortage of compelling presentations at the 2017 Loss Prevention Conference & Exhibition, as food industry leaders discussed many pressing loss prevention and safety issues. Celebrated was Wakefern Food Corporation's Vice President of Loss Prevention, Steve Hoptay, who was honored with the 2017 Loss Prevention Professional Award.

The New Jersey Food Council (NJFC), in partnership with the New Jersey Retail Merchants Association, hosted the 2017 Loss Prevention Conference and Expo at Forsgate Country Club in Monroe Township on Thursday, November 2 at 8 a.m. Approximately 100 Loss Prevention professionals attended the annual conference with 23 vendor exhibitors.

Linda Doherty, President & CEO of NJFC, said the event tackled all aspects of loss prevention, ensuring security professionals have all the latest information to preserve and protect company resources. In addition, awards were presented to individuals and law enforcement officials committed to loss prevention. "There is no question that loss continues to have a devastating affect on our business model," she said.

Steve Hoptay, Vice President of Loss Prevention at Wakefern Food Corp., accepted the "Loss Prevention Professional Award." In addition, the "Retail Law Enforcement Achievement Award" was given to Franklin Police Captain Gregory Borlan, State Police Detective Sergeant Jamie Champ, and Gloucester Police Detective Anthony Massi.

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Scarsdale Security finds a way to get the job done!

Leading retailers and LP executives trust Scarsdale Security to provide building security, fire protection, loss prevention and video surveillance needs. In addition to unsurpassed security services, Scarsdale is the retail industry's leading source for advanced Business Intelligence and traffic analytics.

In this LPNN interview, Jim Mahoney, VP of Sales, and Frank Baker, VP of Business Development, for Scarsdale Security, discuss LP's role in cross-departmental functionality, the opportunities with Central Station Monitoring, and how Scarsdale can help retailers keep existing infrastructure active while still promoting new technology.

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Uber Paid Hackers to Delete Stolen Data on 57M People, Keep Quiet
Chief Security Officer Ousted in Cover Up

Hackers stole the personal data of 57 million customers and drivers from Uber Technologies Inc., a massive breach that the company concealed for more than a year. This week, the ride-hailing firm ousted its chief security officer and one of his deputies for their roles in keeping the hack under wraps, which included a $100,000 payment to the attackers.

Compromised data from the October 2016 attack included names, email addresses and phone numbers of 50 million Uber riders around the world, the company told Bloomberg on Tuesday. The personal information of about 7 million drivers was accessed as well, including some 600,000 U.S. driver's license numbers. No Social Security numbers, credit card information, trip location details or other data were taken, Uber said.

At the time of the incident, Uber was negotiating with U.S. regulators investigating separate claims of privacy violations. Uber now says it had a legal obligation to report the hack to regulators and to drivers whose license numbers were taken. Instead, the company paid hackers to delete the data and keep the breach quiet. Uber said it believes the information was never used but declined to disclose the identities of the attackers.

Joe Sullivan, the outgoing security chief, spearheaded the response to the hack last year, a spokesman told Bloomberg. Sullivan, a onetime federal prosecutor who joined Uber in 2015 from Facebook Inc., has been at the center of much of the decision-making that has come back to bite Uber this year. Bloomberg reported last month that the board commissioned an investigation into the activities of Sullivan's security team. This project, conducted by an outside law firm, discovered the hack and the failure to disclose, Uber said. bloomberg.com

DDoS Attack Attempts Doubled in 6 Months
A rise in DDoS hire-for services and unsecured IoT devices is driving a sharp increase in the average number of daily DDoS attack attempts. Organizations encounter an average of eight DDoS attack attempts per day, up from four attempts a day at the start of the year, according to a newly published report that tracks DDoS trends from Q2-Q3 2017. darkreading.com

A Fun Read
"The Emperor's New Insider Threats"

The Emperor was the greatest chief information security officer (CISO) in the land. He felt like the inside of his digital castle was as safe as it could be - there were no external attacks to be found. Any fraudster who tried to scale those walls would be caught immediately thanks to the oodles of protections he had put in place. No outsider would be able to access the Emperor's priceless data unless he or she were invited to the party. Inside his castle was a happy place. Those who were invited within its walls were greeted with complete trust and friendliness.

That's why this particular day was so unusual. The Emperor's security team was alerted to a few peculiar breaches. Someone had accessed some ultrasensitive data, and the crown jewels were at risk! Having this kind of intellectual property stolen was bad news - very bad news. What was the Emperor to do?

He immediately looked outside the castle walls. Who could have broken through his blocks and barricades? He rallied his team and told them to look outward to identify the threat. "Add more firewalls, more authentications!" The Emperor shouted. "Keep everyone out of these walls!" He was frantic now. The crown jewels were irreplaceable.

"Have you considered internal threats, sir?" one security team member suggested.

"Well, of course, but I trust my people!" the Emperor responded as he looked around the room. "No one would do this to me. Keep searching!"

The members of the security team kept their heads down. They couldn't argue with the Emperor. They kept monitoring the system and looking for the cause of the breach, but it was too late.

"Sir, the data - it's all been compromised!" another security team member yelled. securityintelligence.com

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Job Vacancies a Serious Threat to Canadian Retail Industry
Young People No Longer See Retail as a Career Path
There is a talent crisis in the retail industry and retailers have to start thinking very differently about how they are going to fill their growing vacancies.

Last year, Canadian Press reported on a Conference Board of Canada study saying employment in Canada's retail sector would hit a 12-year low in 2016 as companies adopt technology and trim costs in response to weak growth in consumer spending. That didn't happen, however - instead, new retailers continue to open stores. Retail staffing woes impact sales and productivity and add extra costs for a retailer. But the faster they fill roles the more profitable they become.

"In fact, what companies in retail seem to miss is that the quickest way to improve your sales is to fill your roles faster," she says, adding that the competitive edge is people and retailers have to invest in retail being a legitimate career and creating an environment where young people want to work.

Young people see what is happening in the landscape and they don't see retail as a career. Rather, they see it as a temporary thing to do until they get a "real" job. "Retail has to change if it wants any of these younger workers. Retail has to create a real career path."

Canada Goose raid: Animal rights activists' glee after store is ram-raided, looted by moped gang
Campaigners who are angry at the retailer's use of coyote fur, said it was "karma" that the Regent Street store was looted by a smash and grab gang and that the brand "deserved it". It is believed that 10 suspects on mopeds escaped with thousands of pounds worth of coats at 1.30am on Tuesday, just a day after the Apple store on the same street was raided. standard.co.uk

Loblaws to close 22 unprofitable stores and launch home delivery

Shoppers Drug Mart issues job posting for medical marijuana brand manager

Cheesecake Factory makes debut in Canada

Holt Renfrew reveals plans for $79M Montreal makeover

EBay CEO Devin Wenig on the company's strategy in Canada

Winnipeg, MB: Store owner gets 5 years for plotting to kill business partner
Amare Gebru and a family friend became joint owners of Teddy's Convenience store. The business relationship soured after just three months and Gebru believed his partner was stealing from him.

Gebru approached a regular customer and asked him to rob the store's other owner when she made the nightly deposit at a nearby bank. Over time, however, the plan changed and Gebru told the man he wanted his partner killed instead, court heard. As an inducement, Gebru offered to help the man buy a house or give him a share in the business.

The man reported the murder plot to Gebru's partner, who then called police. Court heard police recorded several phone conversations and face-to-face meetings between Gebru and the would-be assassin before arresting Gebru. cbc.ca

St. John's, NL: Shotgun, hammer used in armed robbery at Village mall
Suspect still on the loose

A man used a hammer and what appeared to be a shotgun in an attempt to rob Charm Diamond Centre in the Village Shopping Centre in St. John's Thursday night, according to the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary. It was the second armed robbery at the store in a month. Police were called to the scene around 9:15 p.m. Thursday. One person approached the store with a weapon and got away with a "quantity of jewelry," an officer said. cbc.ca

Montreal, QC: Man appealing conviction in grocery store murder

Winnipeg, MB: Store owner gets 5 years for plotting to murder business partner

Pictou, NS: Man with loaded gun caught at Sobeys after assaulting woman

Guelph, ON: Woman caught with groceries stuffed in her purse

Kamloops, BC: Grocery Store Shoplifting Suspect Sought by Police

Waterloo, ON: Counterfeiters get crafty, lead to spike in counterfeit money

Robberies and Burglaries

Anthony's Store - Avondale, NL - Robbery
Big Bee Convenience Store - Hamilton, ON - Armed Robbery
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2017 Retail & E-Commerce Report Cybersecurity Report
A Must-Read Before CyberMonday

With Black Friday and CyberMonday around the corner, SecurityScorecard analyzed 1924 companies in the retail industry from January to October of this year, looking at this industry as compared to other major U.S. industries and at the cybersecurity indicators of the best and worst cybersecurity performers. The analysis revealed the following key insights about the retail sector:

● The retail industry ranks 5th in cybersecurity health compared to 17 other major U.S. industries.

● The retail industry struggles with application security, DNS Health, and social engineering when compared to other industries.

● Thirty percent of the bottom cybersecurity performers in the retail industry were clothing stores. Download report here

Online Journey Hijacking
The Ecommerce Threat That Could Cost Retailers $2.1 Billion this Holiday Season

This year's holiday season is projected to hit even higher sales numbers, but a new threat has emerged that could seriously jeopardize merchants' holiday revenue: online journey hijacking.

Recent research on online journey hijacking found that 15% to 25% of user sessions are interrupted by unauthorized ads, and in 40% to 70% of these cases, the ads feature competitive products sending the customer to shop at the retailer's competitors. Even more alarming, particularly with the holiday season already underway, is that these figures increase dramatically during peak shopping seasons.

During the holidays, data indicates that online journey hijacking increases to affect 20% to 30% of all customer sessions. Even worse, of those sessions, 80% of the displayed ads are for competing retailers. The lost revenue caused by these hijackers, that effectively moves qualified holiday traffic from one retail site directly to its competition, can be devastating. In fact, based on historical patterns,
retailers are estimated to lose $2.1 billion due to online journey hijacking during the 2017 holiday season. multichannelmerchant.com

Shoppers aren't sure online retailers can protect their personal data
Only 13% of consumers ranked online retailers as being the most trustworthy in terms of securing their personal information, according to consulting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers, which surveyed 2,000 adults in the U.S. in August and September in conjunction with BAV Group.

Protecting consumers' information is paramount, in part, because 85% of all U.S. shoppers surveyed say they won't do business with a company if they have any doubts as to whether their data will be kept safe and 71% would stop doing business with a company for giving away their sensitive data without permission.

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North Attleboro, MA: Police arrest four women on shoplifting charges
Hit Three Stores: Dollar Tree, Five Below & Christmas Tree shop

Four Rhode Island women face theft-related charges in Attleboro District Court after their car was stopped on Cumberland Avenue. Police were dispatched to the Christmas Tree Shop off Route 1 around 8 p.m. after store security called about four suspected shoplifters. The suspects were seen getting into a car in the parking lot. Inside the car, police say they recovered over $250 worth of health and beauty products and other merchandise allegedly stolen from Christmas Tree Shop, The Dollar Tree and Five Below. thesunchronicle.com

Sonora, CA: Three arrested following $1,000+ Safeway baby formula heist
Suspects in the theft of more than $1,000 in baby formula and other items from Safeway in Sonora were arrested by Sonora Police Department officers Monday morning outside the C&C Mini Mart in Jamestown. During the search of the car "many, many cans" of baby formula were found, which alone were worth more than $1,000. Eight "high-dollar" champagne bottles, shirts, and athletic clothing, all reportedly stolen from Safeway, were also found. uniondemocrat.com

Chicago, IL: Burglars use car to smash into Foot Locker
A car tore through the Foot Locker store at West Chicago and Kedzie at around 4 am Tuesday, ripping off both doors in the process. Police said they responded to a commercial alarm. When they arrived at the Foot Locker, the car was gone and merchandise was stolen. abc7chicago.com

Williamsburg, VA: Police searching for memory supplement drug thieves
Williamsburg Police are asking for help finding two men accused of robbery a CVS. Police say the men in the pictures robbed the store on Richmond Road on Nov. 9. They allegedly took a "large amount" of over-the-counter memory supplements. nbc12.com

East Lampeter Township, PA: Three suspects hit Tommy Hilfiger store for $540

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Shootings & Deaths

Memphis, TN: Man recording a Facebook Live pulls out a gun while inside the Oak Court Mall
Police are investigating a Facebook Live video that shows at least two men inside a local mall with guns. The 39-minute video was broadcasted live on Saturday at the Oak Court Mall in East Memphis. The video shows a man and several friends walking inside the mall. Several minutes into the video, he pulls out a gun. A few moments later, a second man pulls out another gun. The video has been viewed more than 7,000 times. fox13memphis.com

Eden Prairie, MN: Hunter with Rifle going into a mall Sporting Goods store triggers Lock-Down
Eden Prairie Center Mall went into lockdown shortly after noon Tuesday due to reports of a person with a weapon. Police lifted the lockdown about an hour later. No injuries were reported. Witnesses said a hunter brought his gun into a sporting store, looking to buy accessories for it. Once he learned the lockdown was because of him, he left. kare11.com

Montgomery County, PA: Homicide Victim Found in Running Car at Plymouth Township Shopping Center


Robberies & Thefts

Layton, UT: Couple that won $10K in free groceries from charity connected to theft of $5,000 from another store
A program that helps military families with free groceries says it was saddened to learn that a family that won $10,400 worth of groceries had recently been charged with stealing more than $5,000 in merchandise from another store. Operation Homefront said in a statement Monday afternoon that they selected the Mannino family because the family of eight was struggling to get by on a limited disability income.

the two pleaded not guilty in a Farmington courtroom to felony theft charges alleging they systematically stole items from a department store where Stephanie Mannino worked as a cashier. ledger-enquirer.com

Valley, AL: Stolen cruck crashes into grocery store, drives away with ATM in brazen theft
A brazen theft of an ATM was caught on camera in Alabama Tuesday. Surveillance video from the scene at a Givorns Foods shows a white truck with a Georgia license plate crashing through the storefront. The truck then drives around to another set of doors and crashes though again. Two men then load an ATM into the bed of the truck and proceed to drive away. The Valley Police Department in Valley, Alabama, said the vehicle involved with the theft was reported stolen on Monday in Duluth, Georgia. The suspects are still at large. abcnews.go.com

Gainesborough, UK: Thief fakes coughing fit to steal thousands from
disabled shopper
A thief pretended to have a coughing fit in a bid to distract a disabled shopper as she stole thousands of pounds worth of jewellery from her. Heather Middleton, who had just finished doing her shopping in Gainsborough's B&M store in Lord Street, tried to help Susan Wasley because she thought she was ill. But Ms. Middleton didn't know she was actually being setup by Wasley who had watched her do her shopping. The coughing fit stopped and the defendant left the store. Shortly after, Middleton realized her purse was gone. lincolnshirelive.co.uk

New York: Bayside, Queens Business Owners On Alert After 24-Hour Burglary Spree

Jared in the Springdale Shopping Center, Springdale, OH reported a Grab & Run on 11/20, items valued at $4,999

Sentencings & Arrests

Hammond, IL: Illinois Man Sentenced to 61 Months for Identity Theft

St. Augustine, FL: 2 Jacksonville women arrested in counterfeit cash operation


Auto Parts - North Augusta, GA - Burglary
Boost Mobile - Cortlandt, NY - Armed Robbery
C-Store - Middletown, OH - Armed Robbery
Conway - Myrtle Beach, SC - Armed Robbery
Dollar General - Decatur, AL - Robbery
Foot Locker - Chicago, IL - Burglary
Jewelry store- San Diego, CA - Burglary
Liquor Store - Shreveport, LA - Armed Robbery
Liquor Store - Fall River, MA - Armed Robbery
Walgreens - Myrtle Beach, SC - Robbery
7-Eleven - Easthampton, MA - Armed Robbery


Daily Totals:
8 robberies
3 burglaries
0 shootings
0 killings



None to report.

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District Asset Protection Manager - Metro NY and Long Island, NY
Garden City, NY

Amazing opportunity! High profile, fast paced district available for a Multi-Unit Asset Protection professional with operational savvy or a General Manager passionate about Asset Protection and Safety. As the District Asset Protection Manager you will lead administration of Asset Protection programs and training for an assigned district in order to drive sales, profits, and a customer service culture...

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