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ORC 6-4-13



Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder Signs Organized Retail Crime Act  Theft of retail merchandise with the intent or purpose of reselling the products is now a felony punishable by up to five years' imprisonment. Gov. Rick Snyder has signed legislation establishing the Organized Retail Crime Act to protect consumers by cracking down on the increasing prevalence of retail fraud. “Organized retail crime is a sophisticated operation conducted by professional criminals and can act as a gateway to finance even more serious crimes,” Snyder said. “These crimes are costing our businesses and our communities too much and law enforcement will now be better able to combat this growing threat.” (Source

Louisville Woman charged with engaging in Organized Crime and theft of $61,000. Carly Smith, 29 was the woman running an organized retail crime operation that had 11 people working for her, stealing merchandise and returning for gift cards. Smith would then turn around and sell those gift cards in Louisville to quick lending companies like Action Loan and Easy Cash. According to police, Smith got away with it 109 times, swindling nearly $20,000 from retailers. The entire theft ring tops out at 400 gift cards and $61,000. (Source

Tractor Supply nabs California ORC suspect that hit 3 stores for $5000.  Shawn Michael Tegen was booked into the San Joaquin County Jail on multiple felony charges including burglary, theft utilizing a forged credit card, fraud and the possession of stolen property, Tegan was arrested Saturday afternoon after making a $2000 purchase at the Tractor Supply store in Ripon, California, he was in the process of loading his truck when Police arrived. Tergen had used the forged credits cards to make $5000 worth of purchases in three Tractor Supply store in two counties. (Source

ORC? Man hitting Wal-Mart stores for TV's in Franklin, Tenn. 
Police are searching for a suspect who's been stealing televisions from a Wal-Mart in Williamson County. Investigators said the man has robbed the Wal-Mart located on Mallory Lane at least three times. The televisions are valued at more than $1,900. (Source

Tampa thieves cashing in on stolen debit cards; $3500 of transactions done in minutes.  Police are investigating multiple victims claiming that their debit card information was misused for transactions which they had not made. One victim was surprised to find out she had spent nearly $800 at Advance Auto and nearly the same amount at a BurgerMonger restaurant in Tampa. (Source

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