ORC ring targeting Cabela's and Dick's Sporting Goods in the Midwest
for weapons Police say they've put a stop
to a shoplifting ring that used stolen goods to obtain guns and
ammunition from stores in Columbus, as well as other parts of Ohio
and neighboring states. James Strait faced a judge Monday accused of
engaging in a pattern of corrupt activity. Police call Strait, 35,
the "ring leader" of a group that steals from businesses such as Cabela's and Dick's Sporting Goods, then returns the stolen
merchandise for store credit, which is used to buy guns and
The Sunglass gang of two hitting Richmond mall - Stony Point Fashion
Park Two women hit Sunglass Hut for six pairs and Solstice Sunglasses for
five pairs. Working together they distract the sales person while
the other steals the glasses. (Source
Trio arrested for stealing $20,000 in jewelry from
Kmart in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Two men and a female were
apprehended attempting to steal 109 pairs of earrings form a
display at Kmart. The theft occurred over several days as each of the three suspects would take turns stealing from
the display. The value of the merchandise was $20,000; all
three suspects now face grand theft charges.
The Georgia Retail Association Loss Prevention Council (GRALPC)
and the Georgia Retail Association Organized Retail Crime
Alliance (GRAORCA) would like to invite you to attend the -
Retail Crime Conference!
Our annual conference will continue to build on our
mission of providing Law Enforcement and Loss Prevention
professionals with opportunities to come together for
Professional Networking, Training and Information Sharing.
The GRAORCA Retail Crime Conference will be held in downtown
Atlanta at AmericasMart, Bldg. 2, 230 Spring Street,
Atlanta, GA on May 16th, 2013 from 8:00 am - 5:00 pm.
The day includes complimentary lunch and refreshments, as
well as a post - conference reception.
are pleased to announce some exciting changes
for this year’s event!
• We are moving within AmericasMart from a
10,000 sq ft space to a 55,000 sq ft. venue.
• There is NO CHARGE to register and attend this year’s Conference.
• A new format has been designed to include breakout sessions, that
the attendee can select.
• The list of keynotes & breakout speakers is rapidly growing on
relevant industry topics.
The 2013 conference includes a Vendor Trade Show with
industry vendors and Community Outreach Organizations. The
Vendor Trade show is designed to provide exposure to
technologies and community programs that can help both
retail and law enforcement organizations positively impact
The Conference is open to all Law Enforcement
Professionals, Loss Prevention Professionals, and Retail
Owners/Executives and we anticipate POST Certification and
CFI credits for attendance.
Topics and Special Guests,
scheduled to present:
Mobile POS/Cyber Fraud - Joe LaRocca, Senior
Advisor - Retail Partners
• ORC “A Gateway Crime” - Denny Dansak, Director of Organized
Retail Crime - Kroger
• Navigating Complex Investigations with Cellular Technology - Joe
Davis, Director of LP Ops/Major Crimes -
• Successfully Prosecuting ORC Cases - John Melvin, Cobb County
District Attorney’s Office
• Gang Impacts on Retail Crime -
JGabriel Banks, Fulton County District
Attorney’s Office - Gang Unit Plus many other
industry speakers and topics of relevance for
All attendees must pre-register
for the Conference. Space is limited!
To register please go to:
Sponsorship opportunities are available for both
retailers and vendors.
Click here for information.
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