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December 23, 2015
1.  Tigard, OR: Police seize $750,000 of fraudulently purchased iPhones
2.  Port St. Lucie, FL: Man accused of shoplifting Star Wars toy at Walmart
3.  San Carlos, CA: Four arrested after shoplifting, scuffle at Home Depot
4.  Lake Havasu, AZ: Police said a Lake Havasu City woman was charged with felony shoplifting after she was caught shoplifting last week and her criminal history revealed her to have 11 previous cases of shoplifting and organized retail theft
5.  Eureka, CA: Kia-Driving Couple Currently on Mass Shoplifting Spree
6.  Minnesota: Organized Crime Prevention Group in Twin Cities Targets Holiday Season Theft

December 22, 2015
1.  Chicago, IL: Shoplifters Steal $95,000 Jacket from Ralph Lauren Mag Mile
2.  Ware, MA: Police searching for man who stole $13,000 in electronics from Walmart
3.  Sacramento, CA: $1,000 worth of hoverboards stolen from store
4.  Two women were arrested and police are continuing to try and develop information about a third suspect involved in a recent robbery that resulted in a clothing store clerk being assaulted
5.  Orange, CT: An accused baby formula thief is now in police custody
6.  Albuquerque, NM: Police cracking down on shoplifters; 'It's an automatic ride to jail'

December 21, 2015
1.  Stepping Back in Time: ORC Gangs 100 Years ago in the UK
1915 - All-Female Gang - The "Forty Elephants" Ran by "Queen of Hoisters" Alice Diamond
2.  Tucson, AZ: Tucson police crack down on retail theft
3.  Hoover, AL: Police arrest 2 women who spent $16,500 at Sam's Club using cloned credit cards
4.  Somerset, PA: Four arrested after Police find 88 fake credit cards; $4,000 in merchandise recovered
5.  NYC, NY: Man, Woman Stole Jewelry From Madison Avenue Store
6.  NYC (west Village), NY: Thief Leaves Verizon Store With 13 Electronic Devices in His Pants
7.  New Hartford, NY: Women stole $1,400 worth of goods from Wal-Mart
8.  Racine WI: Man Accused of Stealing 64 DVDs from Family Video valued at $830
9.  Cedar Grove, NJ: Woman stole $670 in baby formula from a Foodtown Supermarket

December 18, 2015
1.  San Antonio, TX: Woman busted for trafficking in stolen High-end good; $50,000 of items seized
2.  Jackson Co, MS: Major Shoplifting Duo Arrested on I-10; $26,000 of merchandise recovered
3.  Chicago Police: 10-month investigation leads to stolen merchandise bust
4.  Wylie, TX: ORC or being Frugal ?? Extreme Couponing Drove Her to Ruin
5.  Braintree, MA: Police arrest 19 year old in $1,100 Lord & Taylor theft at South Shore Plaza, seeking 17 year old suspect

December 17, 2015
1.  Osceola Co, FL: 14 busted in $31K Victoria's Secret panty theft
2.  Cleveland, OH: As many as 100 Kirby Vacuums (total value near $30,000) stolen from UPS Freight in Cleveland over past several years
3.  Norfolk, VA: Man charged with stealing nearly $22,000 worth of 5-hour Energy drinks
4.  Portland, OR: Tualatin Police arrest duo in $17,000 Fred Meyer crime spree
5.  Franklin, TN: 4 Women Arrested For Theft At Cool Springs Galleria
6.  Macomb Co, MI: Three men connected to iPhone fraudulent purchases at Target in Detroit Metro

December 16, 2015
1.  Alaska Organized Retail Crime Alliance showcases its alliance with local Retailers
2.  Galloway Twp, NJ: 13 indicted in $100,000 South Jersey shoplifting ring targeting Marshalls and TJ Maxx
3.  Louisville, KY: Kroger ORC Unit works with Kentucky State Police and Louisville Metro in Fencing raid
4.  Circleville, OH: Indictment against multi-county 'Band of Thieves'; ATM Smash and Grab and Organized Crime
5.  Napa, CA: Police Arrest 2 Suspected Of Stealing Pricey Wine From Stores
6.  Watertown, NY: $3,000 Shoplifting spree at Salmon Run Mall ends with 1 to 3 years in prison
7.  Peoria, IL: Gander Mountain reports the theft of $1,500 in merchandise
8.  Tampa, FL: Two suspects sought in drone theft from University Mall shop
9.  Des Moines, IA: Four women busted at Kohl's in Ames, IA

December 15, 2015
1.  Volusia Co, FL: 'Operation Plastic Paradise'; $2M flowed through illegal gift card-for-cash ring, 23 suspects charged
2.  Lewisville, TX: Multiple suspects rob Lewisville Kohl's of more than $100,000 in jewelry
3.  Portland, OR: Police say 6 arrested in multi-state theft ring; $26,000 in gift cards
4.  Natick, MA: $2,000 in Stolen Merchandise, Rental Car, Leads to NY Trio's Arrest
5.  2 women arrested for shoplifting $1,427 worth of merchandise from Annapolis Mall
6.  North Miami Beach tackles evolving economic crimes

December 14, 2015
1.  The D&D Daily Introduces New ORC Resource Center Website -
2.  Goldsboro, NC: FBI investigating after 4 NY men caught stealing from Lowe's
3.  VIDEO: Organized theft gangs a scourge on Woodbury Common, Middletown, N.Y
4.  Miami, FL: Nearly $15,000 of Dollars Worth of 'Hoverboards' Stolen From Downtown Store
5.  Two New York City men are facing a slew of charges after police learned the men were allegedly receiving stolen Lowe's merchandise, returning it for gift cards and then, selling the gift cards to construction sites
6.  Spring, TX: Two busted stealing over $1,000 of merchandise from Macy's in The Woodlands
7.  Detroit Lakes, MN: Woman gets year in prison for stealing TVs from Wal-mart
8.  Tucson, AZ: Police focus on Shoplifting with 'Operation Everyone Pays'

December 11, 2015
1.  Waterbury, CT: Police raid Stolen Merchandise Warehouses; call on Retailers to help ID Hundreds of Thousands in merchandise
2.  Norwalk, CT: Man charged with larceny in fraudulent returns scheme at Home Depot
3.  Rock Hill, SC: 2 with N.Y. ties charged in Best Buy credit card fraud, identity scheme
4.  Woodstock, IL: Menard's busts Pneumatic Nail Gun thief
5.  Scottsdale, AZ: Lottery ticket Grab & Run thief charged with Organized Retail Theft
6.  Monroe, LA: Ouachita Parish SCAT team focuses on shoppers safety this holiday season

December 10, 2015
1.  Twelve NJ suspects charged in ID fraud ring that stole $3M
2.  Upper East Side, NYC, NY: Husband & wife stole hospital patient info to pay for $300,000 High-end shopping spree
3.  4 New Yorkers busted trying to buy iPhones with fake ID's in Kansas City at AT&T store
4.  Atlanta, GA: 8 sentenced for $600,000 Lenox Square Mall smash and grab Armed Robbery at Mayor's Jewelers
5.  Cargo Theft: Mississauga, CN: 495 TVs, Trailer stolen from Mississauga truck lot on Sunday; Toronto Police found the empty trailer on Tuesday
6.  Boca Raton, FL: Macy's supervisor at Boca mall arrested in $30,000 fraud case
7.  Genoa Twp, MI: Kohl' shoplifter pleads Guilty to $1,000 Organized Retail Theft and eluding
8.  Batavia, IL: Police searching for 2 suspects in ORC theft of nearly $1,000 in cosmetics
9.  Lee's Summit, MO: Task force successful in taking down shoplifters
10. Cadillac, MI: Missouri woman charged with organized retail crime

December 9, 2015
1.  Syracuse, NY: Father, son stole $41,000 worth of Chicken Wings from employer
2.  Medford, OR: Police arrest 2 Suspects involved in $31,000 Costco Ring Theft
3.  Omaha, NE: Sam's Club employee arrested for skimming $31,000 from deposits
4.  Chicago, IL: Apple Store burglarized at Orland Square, 75 iPhones stolen
5.  Buffalo, NY: Identity Thief busted: If your name is 'David Miller' in Western NY, you may have a credit problem
6.  Stoughton, MA: Target Seasonal Employee steals nearly $10,000 in her first 3 weeks on the job
7.  Man stuffs $500 worth of watches down pants at Nordstrom Rack in Sawgrass Mills Mall

December 8, 2015
1.  Saginaw, MI: Hearing delayed for suspects charged in Home Depot Arsons
2.  New Ulm, MN: Advanced Auto Parts employee charged with $6,000 theft
3.  Medford, OR: Medford Police release surveillance photo; 3 suspects hitting Ulta Beauty and Victoria Secrets
4.  Waldorf, MD Burlington Coat Factory busts 3 North Carolina thieves stealing $2,600 of coats
5.  Petaluma, CA: Suspects sought in $2,000 theft from Coach and Sunglass Hut
6.  Fairfield, CT: Serial Shoplifter busted at The Home Depot; numerous outstanding warrants
7.  Battle Creek, MI: One of Four arrested in the $575 theft of Victoria's Secret merchandise from Lakeview Square Mall
8.  Franklin, TN: Police 'Flex Officers' catch shoplifters at Macy's, Stein Mart and TJ Maxx
9.  Arlington, VT: 2 men charged in connection with theft of 335 Christmas trees

December 7, 2015
1.  Richmond, VA: U.S. Department of State sees illicit cigarette trafficking as Security Threat; $7 Billion in Tax loss
2.  Kingsport, TN: Two arrested linked to $60,000 PetSmart tri-state merchandise return scam
3.  Orlando, FL: 3 arrested in $100,000 fraud ring; FDLE says two suspects still at large
4.  Garden City, NY: Queens man busted for Credit card fraud; $7,100 purchase at Nordstrom and another $3,700 at PC Richards
5.  Peabody, MA: Police arrest Brooklyn man with over 100 counterfeit Credit Cards, used between Brooklyn and the North Shore
6.  Chicago, IL: Sam's Club employee charged with theft of $4,700 on 205 Gift Cards
7.  Hershey, PA: Woman charged, man sought in $2,100 theft from 5 Tanger Outlet stores
8.  Trio hits Target store in Georgia, Kentucky and now Murfreesboro, TN
9.  North Little Rock, AR: Police seek man who stole 9 TVs from Wal-Mart
10. Berkeley, CA: Apple store hit by 7 Shoplifters
11. Overland Park, KS: Police gear-up for Holidays; already responded to over 500 thefts this year
12. Oroville, CA: Man arrested in $1,600 grand theft from boat shop

December 4, 2015
1.  Irvine, CA: "Short Change Artist" busted - hit 150 Big-box stores across CA, AZ and Utah
2.  Greenfield, WI: Identity thieves traveling to Wisconsin to commit crimes; 5 arrested
3.  Schuylkill Co, PA: U.S. Attorney to prosecute $145,000 credit card fraud case
4.  Mobile, AL: Three Suspects caught with more than 100 cloned credit cards
5.  Update: Salem, NH: Manchester theft ring target Salem mall for North Face jackets

December 3, 2015
1.  Miami Cuban skimming gang of ten indicted for 'skimming' credit cards at Michigan gas pumps
2.  Long Island, NY: Smash-and-Grab Burglar Stole Over $200K From Nassau County Businesses; 10 commercial robberies in a 6 month span
3.  Salem, NH: 5 charged with running organized retail crime enterprise, arrested outside Macy's
4.  Beaverton, OR: California couple arrested with $31K in counterfeit cash
5.  Auburn, ME: New York woman admits to $7,500 of purchases on counterfeit credit cards
6.  Orlando, FL: Over $25,000 in Drones stolen during Smash & Grab
7.  Naperville, IL: Woman recruited youths to help her steal from Dick's Sporting Goods
8.  Cambridge, OH: Marietta man accused of shoplifting nearly $2K in merchandise from Walmart

December 2, 2015
1.  2 sentenced in $200M international credit card fraud scheme in New Jersey
2.  Baltimore, MD: Conspirator in Counterfeit Credit Card Ring Sentenced to Over 6 Years in Prison
3.  Canadian Fencing Operation: Oshawa, Ontario shop owner, son, accused of selling more than $50,000 of stolen snow tires
4.  Two Texas women plead guilty in Iowa; busted at airport fleeing the state
5.  Murfreesboro, TN: $5K worth of merchandise stolen from Victoria's Secret
6.  Fairfax, VA: High School student charged with Stealing Thousands of Dollars of Goods With Fake   Credit Cards; product re-sold in NYC
7.  Fort Myers, FL: Man steals nearly $2K worth of items from Saks Fifth Avenue at Bell Tower
8.  St Peters, MO: Three Suspects Sought In Toys R Us Theft

December 1, 2015
1.  The Cost of Serial Shoplifters in Colorado Springs is $20M yearly
2.  Drugs for undies: Va. sees increase in thefts
3.  Bonita Springs, FL: ID thief with over $1M in fake credit cards busted
4.  Fairfax, VA: Police "Christmas Anti-Theft Team" arrest 4 in $19,000 Apple Store credit-card scheme
5.  Linden, NJ: Four men Grab & Run $6,100 worth of Levi's Jeans from Kohl's
6.  Utica, NY: Man dressed as a woman flees store with a $1,000 worth of North Face jackets from Dick's
7.  Mukwonago, WI: Serial Baby Formula thief arrested; wanted by Several agencies in Waukesha County
8.  Kenosha, WI: Kohl's bust Dyson Vacuum cleaner thief
9.  Fairfax, VA: Target busts 4 from Chicago in Coupon Fraud Scheme
10. Paducah, KY: Police investigating 3 Shoplifters hitting Ulta store

November 30, 2015
1.  Quincy, MA: Man charged under new Retail Crime Law
2.  Calgary, CN: Shoplifting can net Calgary criminals up to $15K a day, police say
3.  Woodbury, MN: Thieves spray tear gas during $9,000 Twin Cities' Victoria's Secret theft
4.  Lafourche Parish, LA: Deputies arrest one man, search for others in $6,000 retail theft ring
5.  Corpus Christi, TX: Three arrested at Academy Sports, hitting store and cars in the parking lot
6.  Plainville, MA: Dewalt tool thief may have hit Lowe's in CT, RI, and MA
7.  Mesa, AZ: Salt River and Mesa Police target shoplifters on Black Friday
8.  Mt Juliet, TN: Undercover cop helps nab Belk shoplifters
9.  Tilton, NH: Police seek man in $2,500 theft of baby formula
10.  Johnson City, TN: Woman arrested for Felony Theft at J C Penney's; steals over $500 worth of makeup
11.  Athens, GA: Female Shoplifters make several trips in-out of Ollie's
12.  Columbus, OH: Over $1,000 of Kohl's merchandise recovered as 2 suspects flee
13.  Troy, MI: 2 arrested in Victoria's Secret $800 theft attempt

November 25, 2015
1.  Jared's 'Smash & Grab' could be part of theft ring
2.  Meza, AZ: Operation Fade to Black Friday in effect for holidays
3.  Avon, NY: Two Cuban nationals arrested in massive Identity Theft Ring based in Florida
4.  The Villages, FL: Shoplifter with wire cutters busted at Belk, violating probation on burglary charges
5.  Salem, OR: Safeway Pharmacy Robbery suspect and 'associate' caught on camera
6.  Montgomery, AL: 'top lieutenant' sentenced to 8 years in Federal Prison; part of a massive Identity Theft Ring
7.  Alpharetta, GA: Smash and grab takes $10K in clothes

November 24, 2015
1.  Bridgeport, CT: Detroit Man Gets 4 Years For Stealing over $250,000 in Rolex watches from Stamford Mall Store
2.  Lansing, MI: Police arrest 21 in shoplifting blitz
3.  Sarasota Co, FL: Deputies find 55 counterfeit credit cards in Tampa man's truck
4.  Smith Co, TX: Suspects sought in major Baby Formula thefts hitting several Walmart's in West Texas
5.  Monroe, WA: Shoplifting suspects in Monroe return for milk, get busted with $2,500 in merchandise
6.  Edinburgh, IN: Shoplifting Due hit for $1,900 at Edinburgh Premium Outlets, 2 arrested
7.  Dubuque, IA: Two steal $1,100 in items from Kohl's, lead authorities on chase
8.  St George, UT: Police Tase disorderly Marriott guest with Target shopping cart full of stolen goods in his room
9.  Wauwatosa, WI: Three women stole 12 Northface jackets valued at $2,733 from Nordstrom on Nov. 15
10. Fairbanks, AL: Couple charged in $865 felony theft at Walmart

November 23, 2015
1.  FBI Bulletin: Special Agent in Charge J. Britt Johnson, FBI Atlanta, requests the public's assistance in identifying those responsible for a series of armed robberies around the metro Atlanta area targeting Walmart stores
2.  New York, NY: Mom of slain gang member stole $35K worth of Victoria's Secret
3.  Utah County's Most Wanted: Man wanted for role in electronics theft scam
4.  Albuquerque, NM: Two Home Depot shoplifters pull gun on store employees
5.  Austin, TX: Fry's Electronics Loss Prevention nabs 3 in Organized Retail theft

November 20, 2015
1.  Clearfield, PA: New York Man charged in Organized Retail Theft at a Pennsylvania Wal-Mart
2.  Hillsborough, FL: Burglary theft Ring stole $100K in beauty products and $300k in CCTV equipment; 4 Arrested
3.  Murfreesboro, TN: Two women arrested following Target theft; search leads to Ulta, Hobby Lobby and Bath & Body merchandise
4.  Hanover, PA: Trio stole $900 of baby formula from Weis Markets
5.  Lordstown, OH: Ohio Highway Patrol bust 5 Men from Somalia; charged with felony Credit Card fraud
6.  Police searching for shoplifting suspect in Southern Massachusetts; already hit 4 times

November 19, 2015
1.  San Antonio, TX: ORC Suspect busted, possibly $20,000 stolen over last 4 years
2.  Chicago, IL: Target Cashiers Swipe $18,000 from Loop Store
3.  Toledo, OH: Dollar General Smash and Grab thief targeting cigarettes and Tide
4.  Waynesboro, VA: Two Credit Card Fraudsters spend over $4,000 at 8 area retailers in 2 days
5.  Long Island, NY: Woman used fake credit card at Coach store in Roosevelt Field Mall
6.  Spring, TX: Two 17 year olds arrested for Organized Retail Theft; identified in the Missing Person's report
7.  Georgetown, KY: Police issue warrants for 10 members of a gang involved in theft, drugs and prostitution
8.  Bergen Co, NJ: 9 arrested in NJ and PA, 11 at large in North Jersey crackdown on fraud, ID theft
9.  Jackson, TN: Motel Drug bust leads to ORC Ring
10. Easton, PA: Man purchases $7,100 in Bamboo Flooring from Lumber Liquidators with stolen AMEX Card

November 18, 2015
1.  California woman pleads guilty over Michaels retailer cards theft - Data Breach - Stole $420,000
2.  Kennewick, WA: Two Cuban immigrants, now from Florida found with over 60 fraudulent credit cards in Kennewick hotel
3.  Boca Raton, FL: Anthropologie employee busted for theft of over $11,000 using duplicate receipts
4.  Upper Township, NJ: Shoprite video of 5 Credit Card Fraud suspects in southern NJ
5.  Merritt Island, FL: Woman shoplifted $7K in groceries over several months...Blames Cashiers
6.  Meriden, CT: Two charged in theft of $3,000 worth of items from Stop & Shop
7.  Orange, CT: ORC gang busted at TJ Maxx; $3,300 in merchandise recovered
8.  Melrose, CA: Burglar Steals 15 Bags At Melrose Boutique, valued at $2,500 each
9.  Niles, OH: Security video shows an $850 Shoplifting Spree at Victoria's Secret
10. Solon, OH: Organized retail crime groups hitting Northeast Ohio; Walmart, Giant Eagle and Acme stores
11. Ludington, MI: Habitual Offender sentenced to six months in jail; history of theft since 2001
12. Michigan City, IN: Police investigating 2 vacuum cleaner thefts at Walmart

November 17, 2015
1.  ROCC'n the IAFCI Mid-Atlantic and Carolinas Chapter Annual Seminars
2.  Sonoma County, CA: A Benicia man is being held without bail in the Sonoma County jail after Sonoma Police discovered a carload of stolen merchandise inside the stolen car the man was driving
3.  LaPorte, TX: Four busted in AT&T Burglary, charged with felony 'Engaging in Organized Criminal Activity'
4.  Hazel Dell, WA: Serial thief arrested; assaulted a Loss Prevention agent at Walmart
5.  Evesham, NJ: Shoplifting trio strikes twice at Burlington Coat
6.  Petaluma, CA: Two Unidentified men hit same store twice in an hour: over $1,000 stolen
7.  Lehighton, PA: ORC suspect hurls a bunch of bananas at Walmart Loss Prevention

November 16, 2015
1.  ORC's 'PRC' Report: ORC Laws by State
2.  Little Rock, AR: Legal Troubles for Former Landers Toyota Employee Over $441,000 Tire and Accessories Theft
3.  Kroger and Nashville Metro Police team-up to take down an ORC Ring
4.  Wheeling, WV: Three arrested for thefts at Kohl's, Cabela's, Walmart and Target
5.  Tallahasee, FL: Deputies arrest man in $10,000 Walmart Smartphone theft
6.  West Nyack, NY: Brooklyn man charged with stealing $1,124 in cologne from Abercrombie in Palisades Center

November 13, 2015
1.  ORC's 'PRC' Report: ORC Associations Throughout the United States
2.  Chicago, IL: Daughter pleads guilty in $4.2M Organized toy theft spree
3.  Daytona Beach, FL: Haynes Brothers Furniture owners, employee charged in $24 Million theft ring
4.  Racine, WI: Woman faces felony theft charges for stealing $1,600 of baby formula; hit Walmart and Pick N Save
5.  Clearfield, PA: The Lawrence Township Police Department is investigating an alleged "push out" retail theft incident that occurred at the Wal-Mart Supercenter in Clearfield
6.  Buffalo, NY: Cuban woman admits to making counterfeit credit cards
7.  Huber Heights, OH: 3 Florida residents busted in Ohio with 50-100 fraudulent credit cards
8.  Tulsa, OK: Tulsa Co Deputies make 5th arrest in massive forgery, ID theft investigation
9.  Louisville, KY: Man accused of stealing 45 cartons of cigarettes from grocery store
10. Palm Desert, CA: Thief Preyed on Apple Store Customers, following customers and stealing new electronics from their cars

November 12, 2015
1.  ORC's 'PRC' Report: CC Fraud and ID Theft Cases over $500,000
2.  U.S. Attorney: Burris family was face of organized crime in Evansville - Busted - Had ORC Ring operating 20 years ago
3.  Federal Grand Jury indicts four in $134,000 Oklahoma City check counterfeiting scheme
4.  Calgary, AB, CN: Police charge 2 Seniors in connection with alleged Steal-to-Order ring; $56,000 of items recovered
5.  Milford, DE: Two accused of stealing $31k merchandise from Goodwill
6.  Spartanburg, SC: Police searching for suspect in over $20,000 jewelry thefts from 2 area Belk stores
7.  Wilkes-Barre, PA: Macy's at Wyoming Valley Mall hit with $2,000 theft of Michal Kors and North Face apparel
8.  Cottage Grove, MN: Two arrested in connection with $1,800 Kohl's clothing theft
9.  Calgary, AB, CN: Six month investigation ends with 4 arrested in Organized Credit Card Fraud scheme
10. Deland, FL: Belks Loss Prevention nab Mother and child shoplifters with $700 in merchandise
11. Gonzales, TX: Thieves use Walmart emergency exit to take $400 in merchandise
12. Surprise, AZ: Police seeking suspect in Lowe's power tools thefts
13. Costa Rica cops take down organized fraud ring that stole $1 million

November 11, 2015
1.  ORC's 'PRC' Report: ORC Average Dollar Amount Per Case 2012-2014
2.  San Antonio, TX: Another suspect charged in $1M UPS theft ring bust
3.  Oakwood, GA: Smash & Grab burglary of thousands in Jewelry from Nest Feathers
4.  Short Hills, NJ: Thieves Rob Neiman-Marcus, Over $24,000 in Merchandise
5.  Fountain, CO: Couple accused of stealing thousands of dollars worth of TVs from a Fountain Sam's Club
6.  Deerfield Beach, FL: Thieves smash into cellphone store, $20,000 of merchandise stolen
7.  Annapolis, MD: Formed Waiter accepts plea deal in $10,000 credit card fraud scheme
8.  Spanish Fort, AL: Over $3,000 of stolen merchandise leads to high-speed chase
9.  Johnson City, TN: Academy Sports busts 3 in ORC ring hitting for over $1,000
10. Wilkes Barre, PA: Over $2,000 in items reported stolen from Macy's
11. St Mary's MD: Employee theft scheme alleged at St. Mary's Target

November 10, 2015
1.  ORC's 'PRC' Report: ORC Average Dollar Amount Per Case
2.  Orlando, FL: Twelve Arrests made in alleged cellphone theft ring
3.  Thomasville, NC: Verizon store robbed; 4 charged, More than 60 stolen iPhones seized
4.  Lexington Co, KY: Investigators seek Multiple Credit Card Fraud suspects: over $11,0000 in charges
5.  Tulsa man charged with 68 counts of identity theft
6.  UK London: Smash & Grab Gang caught due to bravery of have-a-go hero

November 9, 2015
1.  Polk County, FL: Lowes hits back at copper thieve
2.  Waterford, CT: $7,000 in Designer Coats Stolen From Macy's
3.  Glastonbury, CT: Man Suspected in $6,000 Cigarette Theft
4.  New City, NY: Two busted for shoplifting at the Best Buy at Palisades Center
5.  Portland, OR: Two Safeway employees sprayed with Raid during Shoplifter's attempt to flee
6.  Orange, CT: Kohl's shoplifter fled officers but left bag with ID behind
7.  Little Rock, AR: Walmart Loss Prevention Associate smartly retreats as suspect pulls a gun
8.  Waterford, CT: Police investigating credit card fraud at Target
9.  Kinston, NC: Three Charged in Vernon Park Mall burglary; attempted Hibbett Sports break-in
10. Londonberry, NH: Police are warning people to be aware of a spike in credit card fraud, particularly involving altered gift cards - a phenomenon that has appeared recently in clusters around the country
11. New Zealand: Retailers work together to fight crime in Wellington CBD

November 6, 2015
1.  ORC's 'PRC' Report: Cases by Year and $ Amount
2.  Multi-State Credit Card Fraud Gang Member Gets 5 yrs in Prison & Order to Pay $289,886 in Restitution - Hitting Target Stores
3.  Lake Wales, FL Two women arrested for felony theft busted at JC Penney in Eagle Ridge Mall; both had priors
4.  Atlanta, GA: 2 Former Home Depot employees sentenced to Federal Prison; stole fellow employees ID's to open credit card applications
5.  Lancaster, A: Police seek to ID suspect who stole 22 pairs of jeans from JC Penney
6.  Juneau, Alaska: Woman guilty of stealing $2,800 in flea collars
7.  Garden City, NY: On October 28th Officer Touhy arrested a 64 year old Syosset woman for the alleged theft of $730 of merchandise from Lord and Taylor

November 5, 2015
1.  Spanish police arrest two 'Pink Panther' jewel thieves; over $1M in merchandise recovered
2.  Cuban National Committed $211,000 Credit Card Fraud in Texas with Help of Russian and Chinese Hackers
3.  Huntington Beach, CA: Surveillance video helps Police catch $60,000 eyewear store burglary suspect in Illinois
4.  Memphis, TN: Four men arrested in Multi-county theft ring; $40,000 stolen from The Home Depot
5.  Palm Beach, FL: Woman accused of using bad checks to buy $26K in merchandise at Macy's
6.  ORC Trio busted hitting Sam's Club in Kenosha County, WI
7.  Bellevue, WA: Police arrest 2 in string of ID thefts; thousands of dollars in fraudulent purchases at Costco
8.  St Petersburg, FL: Macy's and Police seeking 3 suspects in attempted $4,000 theft of Dooney & Bourke purses
9.  Augusta, GA: Woman Accused Of Stealing Nearly $3,000 In Fragrance from Ulta Beauty
10. Racine, WI: Two women charged with Felony theft of $1,200 in Baby Formula from Pick n Save
11. Knox Co, TN: Serial Shoplifter caught on tape stuffing Alcohol down pants
12. Leesburg, VA: Leesburg Police takes International Police Excellence Award; fighting Organized Retail Crime

November 4, 2015
1.  ORC's 'PRC' Report: ORC Cases by Method
2.  NYPD and Walnut Creek, CA Police arrest a suspect in a bicoastal $500,000 Organized Retail Crime case
3.  UK: Thieves raid London Gucci store and make off with $150,000 worth of goods
4.  New Orleans, LA: Mandeville Police bust $6,500 check-counterfeiting ring
5.  San Antonio, TX: 20 to 25 suspects Pull Halloween Masked Flashmob thefts
6.  Simi Valley, CA: Thieves Steal More than $10K in iPads, iPhones From Apple Store; 2 stores hit the same day
7.  Brooklyn, NY: Couple Steals Cash, Cigars, Condoms in Bushwick Burglary Spree
8.  Dubai: 4 sentenced to 1 year in Prison for the theft of 286 laptop computers, valued at over $124,000

November 3, 2015
1.  ORC's 'PRC' Report: Comparison of Male vs. Female per case
2.  Grand Rapids, MI: FBI says 2nd group of Gas Pump Skimmers caught in the act by alert Shell manager
3.  Marana, AZ: Police busts Organized Mail theft ring that uses juveniles; Social media posts lead to arrest
4.  Northbrook, IL: Men accused of trying to defraud Crate & Barrel store
5.  Murfreesboro, TN: Victoria's Secret Theft in Murfreesboro - Again
6.  Millburn, NJ: Two Arrested for Shoplifting $4,000 Worth of Merchandise From Bloomingdales

November 2, 2015
1.  2nd Suspect in Saks Fifth Ave. Greenwich store $50,000 Fur Heist Is Caught
2.  Wrentham, MA: $31K in goods allegedly shoplifted from Wrentham Village Premium Outlets
3.  Lemon Grove, CA: Quick-thinking Home Depot employee was key in Statewide Credit Card Fraud bust
4.  Absecon, NJ: 4 Arrested at Home Depot, charged with Theft, Robbery and Assault of Loss Prevention Officer
5.  Peoria, IL: Baby Dropped During Shoplifting Incident at Walmart
6.  Chicopee, MA: Man arrested after he uses cable cutters to steal drill from Home Depot
7.  Solon, OH: Solon Police and Giant Eagle Loss Prevention identify Akron-based ORC ring
8.  Leon Co, FL: Leon County Sheriff's Office arrest serial Shoplifter, wanted on 9 thefts over $770 in merchandise

October 30, 2015
1.  Mentor, OH: Five from Warren suspected of shoplifting spree
2.  Groton, MA: Man wanted in high-end wine thefts being sought in 7 other communities
3.  Lincoln Co, MO: Car crash in Lincoln County leads to Credit Card Fraud charges; $8,000 in cash and 16 cards recovered
4.  'Felony Lane' Organized Crime Ring Targets Parking Lots in Connecticut; 3 arrested, $74,000 of stolen goods recovered
5.  Frankfort, IL: Two Kohl's/ Party City Shoplifters arrested following brief Police chase; $3,600 in merchandise recovered

October 29, 2015
1.  New Jersey couple plead guilty to scamming Kohl's Cash rewards program; $587,526 in restitution
2.  Carmel, CA: Gang members sentenced for $170,000 Armed Robbery of Carmel jewelry store
3.  Laredo, TX: Cargo Thief arrested with $160,000 worth of Air Conditioners
4.  Milburn, NJ: Abercrombie & Fitch in Short Hills the victim of a $1,200 Fragrance theft
5.  Perkins Twp, OH: Two people were arrested following a theft spree in Perkins Township
6.  Lemon Grove, CA: Couple arrested in Home Depot credit card frauds
7.  Anchorage, AK: Leader of mail theft ring, nicknamed 'Superman,' sentenced to 14 years
8.  Lee Co, FL: 2 Miami credit card cloners targeting Lee County arrested

October 28, 2015
1.  ORC's 'PRC' Report
2.  North Canaan, CT: XtraMart store employee accused of stealing $6,700 in goods
3.  Twin Falls, ID: Man charged with Grand Theft from Wal-Mart - needed to pay his lawyer
4.  Summit Co, OH: Hi-Way Distributing employee steals merchandise, sells it on Ebay
5.  Florence, AL: A Birmingham woman is facing theft charges from a number of Police Departments in the Southeast
6.  Trumbull, CT: Shoplifters receive lifetime ban from Westfield Trumbull Mall
7.  North Attleboro, MA: RI pair charged with $1,680 shoplifting spree, no show at court
8.  Evesham, NJ: Police seek help IDing Burlington Coat Factory shoplifters
9.  Knoxville, TN: Shoplifters confess after store owner shames them on Facebook
10. Hartford, CT: Cargo Theft: Truck driver sentenced to 17 years; stole over 100 weapons from Smith & Wesson Firearms in Springfield
11. UK: Gibraltar: Three Romanian men shoplift for multiple stores; arrested with Foil booster bags, get 3 weeks in jail

October 27, 2015
1.  CLEAR Exclusive Presentation Highlights - Coming Tomorrow
2.  Chilean Retail Shrink Study: Organized gangs, professional thieves involved in 79% of cases
3.  St Louis, MO: Thieves ripping-off South County Mall stores for thousands in merchandise
4.  Polk County Sheriff's Office Fraud Detectives Locate Cloned Credit Cards - Two Orlando Men Arrested
5.  Madison, WI: Office Depot Burglar grabs $5,800 in Ink Cartridges
6.  Lake Havasu, AZ: ORC Thief shot with Stun Gun after charging Police Officer
7.  Mt Juliet, TN: Couple arrested after trying to return stolen items to Walmart

October 26, 2015
1.  Boise, Idaho: Multi-State Traveling Mexican Fraud Gang Member Sentenced to 12 Months Federal Prison
2.  7 suspects arrested for local Victoria Secret thefts - combined loss of $50,000
3.  Riverside, IL: Chicago man grabs $5,000 of Cigarettes from a Delivery Truck
4.  Mt. Juliet, TN: 2 arrested in connection to $3,500 Walmart theft
5.  Petaluma, CA: Police Seek Kohl's Burglar who Stole $2K Worth of Vacuums
6.  Loves Park, NY: Police Look For Theft Suspects Caught on CVS Surveillance Video
7.  Waynesboro, VA: Kohl's hit for $400 in electronics caught on tape
8.  North Canton, OH; Gabriel Brothers $227 shoplifting spree ends in a car crash for 3 Cleveland women
9.  Racine, WI: Man with Past Drug Problem Steals 18 Inhalers

October 23, 2015
1.  San Antonio, TX: Trio arrested after $1 million in merchandise stolen from UPS warehouse
2.  Wrentham, MA: Saks Off 5th Loss Prevention nabs 3 of ORC ring; group hit 17 other stores
3.  Waynesboro, VA: Lowe's thief faces forgery, $7,000 theft charges
4.  Valparaiso, IN: Woman charged in theft of 77 pairs of shoes from Payless
5.  Santa Fe, NM: Police investigating 3 thieves who are targeting The Home Depot and Lowe's
6. Camden, NJ: "You buying stolen items from criminals, we will prosecute you to the fullest and shut you down"

October 22, 2015
1.  Twelve-State International ORC theft ring tied to Mexico East St. Louis, MO: 15 People indicted
2.  Urbana, IL: 3 Florida men charged over cloned credit cards; possible ties to a $5M Operation
3.  Three shoplifters arrested at Wrentham outlets could be tied to organized crime ring
4.  Bend, OR: Fred Meyers LP Team apprehends ORC thief; "recovered items: from Blenders to a Cordless Lawn Mower"
5.  Eau Claire, WI: GNC employee admits to stealing every time he worked; $4,800 in merchandise recovered, court order restitution of an additional $4,792
6.  Waterloo, IA: Walmart reports the theft of 5 Dirt Bikes valued at over $3,700 - stolen from store front
7.  Washington City, UT: Shoe Carnival busts Shoplifter who has hit at least 5 times before
8.  Edmund, OK: 600 Gift Cards Found as a Theft Ring gets busted at a Traffic Stop
9.  Tarzana, CA: LAPD Busts Sophisticated Ring of 'Porch Pirates'
10. Macomb, IL: Two women accused of $2,300 Wal-Mart theft face seizure of vehicle
11. Mansfield, MA: Simply Mac store burglars hit for over $100,000 in Apple products
12. Orland Park, IL: Two arrested in $815 Buckle store theft in the Orland Square Mall

October 21, 2015
1.  The Real ORC Founding Fathers - The Mafia in Long Island
Even the Mafia back in the 70's & 80's from "Goodfellas" movie about the '78 Lufthansa Heist - were committing ORC
2.  Queens Apple Store worker steals nearly $1M in gift cards from employer: DA
3.  Fencing Operation: Seattle, WA: Police busts Beacon Hill couple with $150,000 of stolen merchandise; purchased from shoplifters
4.  Atlanta, GA: Five men headed to prison in stolen ink cartridges; hitting Office Max and Office Depot
5.  Twin Falls, ID: Police bust up an Organized Retail Crime Ring
6. Fort Wayne, IN: Shoplifter hits Macy's 6 times getting away with thousands in merchandise

October 20, 2015
1.  Memphis, TN: 3 FedEx employees indicted in $1.7 million shipping theft scheme
2.  Fencing Operation: Operation Gray King Arrest of Business Owner Financial Crime Enterprise
3.  Albany, NY: Woman Pleads Guilty To $435K Counterfeit Credit Card Scheme In Northeast
4.  Bergen Co, NJ: Two men face charges in banking, credit-card fraud case; high end shopping spree and a dental visit
5.  Braintree, MA: Two men charged with stealing nearly $5,000 in merchandise from Macy's and 6 other mall stores
6.  Sevierville, TN: 5 women Flash Mobbing multiple convenience store stealing hundreds of dollars in Merchandise
7.  Boothbay Harbor, ME: Fugitive of 3 years sentenced to $60,000 merchandise theft from Enchantments
8.  Poplar Bluff, AR: Man charged with $1,000 theft from Walmart
9.  Dothan, AL: Police arrest a teen in $600 felony electronics theft from Target
10. Tippecanoe, CO, IN: A local Identity Theft investigation could be tied to a National Gang
11. UK, Wales: Two Morrison's store employees accused of doing 5,000 voids to pocket over $23,000

October 19, 2015
1.  Coalition of Law Enforcement and Retail's 6th Annual Conference - Biggest Yet
2.  Kentucky State Police Investigate Organized Crime Ring in Lexington Area
3.  Laurel Co, KY: Five Walmart shoplifters arrested on Organized Crime charges
4.  Council Bluffs, IA: Prison Escapee steals $1,200 of merchandise from Walmart; tased by Police
5.  Albuquerque, NM: 13 victims of Identity Theft - Shopping spree ends at suspect's home

October 16, 2015
1.  Livingston Co, MI: Woman apologizes for thefts at 7 stores in Tanger Outlet
2.  San Antonio, TX: Former employee steals $40K from James Avery jewelry store
3.  White Plains, NY: NY State Police seeking to ID 2 females in $3,000 Theft
4.  Dothan, AL: KFC Employee charged with theft of $1,750
5.  South Windsor, CT: Shoplifting Suspect Stole $1,600 Worth of Items; baby monitors, fragrances, headphones and watches
6.  Springfield, MA: A woman charged with shoplifting $603 worth of merchandise from Marshalls last week allegedly ripped off the department store three times in September, according to court records

October 15, 2015
1.  San Antonio, TX: SAPD links pair of thieves to $100k theft ring; Colette Smith, Derek Schrimpsher charged with engaging in organized crime
2.  Newport News, VA: Man pleads guilty to laundering money from jewelry heists; $5M in 6 states
3.  'Professional' theft crew steals $50,000 in jewelry from upscale consignment shop
4.  Hurst, TX: Police break up suspected retail theft ring targeting area malls
5.  Portland, OR: Boosters, Fences: Inside organized retail theft; Police & crime alliance investigate
6.  Fort Wayne, IN: 2 charged in stealing, selling household items from Meijers
7.  Corpus Christi, TX: Four women are arrested after they tried the "five-finger discount" with over two-thousand dollars of stuff from a local department store
8.  Warwick, RI: WPD Seeks Serial CVS Shoplifter
9.  Vancouver, CN: Another brazen theft at the Drone store - same store for the 4th time

October 14, 2015
1.  Aspen, CO: Alleged watch thief, accused of taking $266,000 in Rolexes - turns self in to police
2.  Opa-locka, FL: Man arrested after stealing $116,000 worth of merchandise; 2nd time the merchandise was stolen since Sunday
3.  Lacey, WA: Tips sought in $25,000 Cabela's theft
4.  Wilkes- Barre, PA: NY woman indicted in $18,000 Credit Card Fraud; hit Best Buy and Lowes
5.  Dawson Co., GA: Shoplifters take $9,000 in coats from Burberry Outlet store
6.  Bolingbrook, IL: 4 charged with stealing 100 items from 6 different stores
7.  Tampa, FL: Florida Retail Federation honors Sarasota Police Detective

October 13, 2015
1.  Cadillac, MI: Traffic stop leads to $15,000 recovery an 2 Changed with Check Fraud and Organized Retail Theft
2.  Jackson, MS: Thieves use a small boy to pull-off a $1,500 Cricket Wireless phone theft
3.  Bay City, MI: A couple gets jail, probation for $4,917 bottle return slip scam
4.  Lewis Co, WA: Woman Charged After Theft of $3,000 in Merchandise From Centralia Outlet Malls
5.  Naugatuck, CT: Cart Load of merchandise recovered by Walmart Loss Prevention

October 12, 2015
1.  Lower Allen, PA: Police seek pair accused of stealing more than $1K in merchandise from Walmart
2.  Stoughton, MA: Police Looking for Man Who Stole Over $2,000 of Merchandise from Stop & Shop
3.  Flint, MI: 2 Men Arrested in $1,000 Home Depot Shoplifting Case
4.  Hadley, MA: $400 worth of purse go out the window following Marshall's Grab and Run

October 9, 2015
NOPD arrest 5 suspects in undercover retail theft investigation
2.  Highland, CA: Parolee at large arrested with hundreds of stolen checks and credit cards
3.  San Carlos, CA: 4 East Coast Men Sentenced to 120 Days for Identity Theft; no contest to stealing credit cards info to buy $125,000 worth of merchandise
4.  Palm Beach, FL: Man took thousands worth of Target merchandise with stolen key
5.  Richmond, VA: Couple steals $8,500 worth of Victoria's Secret merchandise from Chesterfield Towne Center
6.  Arvin, CA: Cousins suspected of stealing $4,000 in merchandise from Outlets at Tejon
7.  Deerfield Beach, FL: $3,000 worth of hair weaves stolen, cash register left behind

October 8, 2015
1.  CLEAR Exclusive Presentation: Organized Retail Crimes 'PRC' Publicly Reported Cases Report -
An LP Industry First
2.  Miami, FL: "Significant" Illegal Credit Card & Gift Card Manufacturing Operation Uncovered in North Miami - Home Raided
3.  Westlake, OH: Traveling Credit Card Gang busted in Westlake, OH
4.  Nashville, TN: ORC female duo busted in Nashville Opry Mills hitting Kate Spade
5.  Waco, TX: 'Grab-and-run' crew committed thefts along I-35 corridor
6.  Exeter Twp, PA: Three Boyertown-area men arrested after shoplifting incident in Exeter Wal-Mart
7.  West Brighton, NY: Ex-con stole $2,000 worth of makeup from CVS
8.  Livingston, CO: Kohl's $1,000 Electronic thief leads State Police, deputies on high-speed chase
9.  Scranton, PA: Boscov's bust woman with 43 pieces of concealed merchandise
10. Prince Frederick, MD: Maryland State Police identify 3 in Walmart Gift Card fraud

October 7, 2015
1.  ORC ringleader of $2.5M theft ring selling on eBay gets 7 yrs. prison in Sacramento - Stole 17,000 items
2.  N.Y. Fraud gang busted in Caroline County, VA at Loves Truck Stop with 100 cloned cards
3.   Aurora, Ohio, PD battles ORC at Aurora Farms Premium Outlets with grant from Ohio Criminal Justice Services
4.  Newport News, VA: Police arrest five teenagers in connection to gun thefts
5.  Perkins, IL: Distraction Theft: Man switches $2,800 worth of rings from Kmart with plastic ones

October 6, 2015
1.  NRF Calls for Crackdown on Organized Retail Crime
2.  Pontiac, MI: Man's scam turned Home Depot thefts into gift cards - $600,000 to $800,000 before police arrested him in March
3.  Millburn, NJ: Neiman Marcus $10,000 Grab & Run Shoplifters strike security vehicle while fleeing
4.  Norwalk, CT: Bronx, NY man busted attempting to purchase $800 of Best Buy merchandise w/ fake Credit Card
5.  Westfield, MA: $500 worth of Rogaine stolen from Stop & Shop
6.  Delhi, India: 600 Cellphones Stolen From Delhi Airport, Sold Through Flipkart

October 5, 2015
1.  Hempfield TWP., PA: ORC Duo stealing from Macy's at Westmoreland Mall and selling them at Plato's Closet
2.  Des Moines, IA: Sprint store robbed of $31,500 worth of cellphones
3.  Clarksville, TN: Felony Lane Gang Caught Using Stolen ID at Same Bank Where Victim Worked
4.  Columbus, OH: Tips sought in cart load theft at Toys R US
5.  Albuquerque, NM: Shoplifter pulls knife on JC Penney Loss Prevention Agent, stealing $763 in Sunglasses
6.  ORC Ring Busted in Pheonix Hitting Lowe's

October 2, 2015
1.  New ORC Effort Makes the Press: Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police (CMPD): New police unit focused on retail theft, hopes to ID habitual offenders
2.  Beachwood, OH: Smash & Grab over $300K in items from Saks Fifth Ave. - Gang tied to Chicago and maybe other cities
3.  Albuquerque, NM: Organized Check Fraud Ring hit area Retailers for over $60,000
4.  Casa Grande, AZ: High Dollar Retail Theft investigation leads to child-pornography charges
5.  Lexington, KY: Second Suspect Named In Multi-State Victoria's Secret Shoplifting Ring
6.  Lexington, KY: Police Looking For Possible Serial Cigarette Thief
7.  Silver Creek, GA: Man reportedly pawned $1800 worth of stolen tools for $150
8.  Office Max employee walks out of investigation into an $1,800 American Express gift cards

October 1, 2015
1.  Catawba Co, NC: Organized Retail Crime Ring sold $12 million in stolen drugs, beauty products
2.  Nampa, Idaho: Police arrest 2 in multi-state credit card fraud scheme & recovered $27k in merchandise
3.  Costa Mesa, CA: Bloomingdale's Smash & Grab at South Coast Plaza; $100,000 in Gucci goods stolen
4.  Millburn, NJ : Salvatore Ferragamo store hit for $7,150 in merchandise
5.  Cottage Grove, WI: Traffic Stop leads to Felony Theft charge; nearly $3,400 in Home Depot & Woodman's merchandise recovered
6.  Millburn, NJ Saks Fifth Ave. at Short Hills apprehends man with $845 of cologne
7.  Phoenix mom caught shoplifting $250 of Legos, child found home alone
8.  UK: Gang of professional thieves jailed thanks to sharp eyed B&Q cashier

September 30, 2015
1.  Naperville, IL: Police say 4 women stole 180 items from Walmart
2.  Morehead City, NC: Police investigate $100,000 theft at Boat Dealer
3.  Monett, MO: Man surrenders for smash-and-grab handgun thefts at Monett pawn shop
4.  St. Petersburg, FL: Suspect sought in theft of shirts at Macy's

September 29, 2015
1.  Winston-Salem PD Hosts Inaugural North Carolina ORC Investigators Conference
2.  Ringleader of $24M identity theft ring gets 15 years
3.  Shenandoah, PA: Couple face charges for credit card fraud of more than $140K
4.  Brandon, FL: $104K worth of bikes stolen from King Cycles shop
5.  Moultrie, GA: Walmart Shoplifter arrested after $8,200 shopping spree
6.  Sebring, FL: Four charged with $400 theft from Walmart

September 28, 2015
1.  San Diego, CA: Imperial Valley business owner admits trafficking $3.2 Million in counterfeit cell phone parts
2.  Portland, OR: Detectives have a mountain of evidence to sift through after hauling out an estimated $50,000 of stolen merchandise from a residence that was part of an organized retail theft operation
3.  Houston, TX: 14 Buc-ee's locations across the state have been targeted by ID theft Ring
4.  Waterford, CT: Two Women Walk Out of Walmart With Two TVs
5.  Augusta, GA: Roof-top Burglars steal 140 cartons of cigarettes from c-store
6.  Augusta, GA: Police ID suspects in Saturday's $900 theft at Wal-Mart

September 25, 2015
1.  Albuquerque, NM: Woman Pleads Guilty to Prescription Drug Trafficking and Theft, tied to Armed Robbery of Walgreens in January
2.  Frankfort, KY: Suspect's lawyer requests info on tipster in alleged bourbon theft ring
3.  Portland, OR: Thieves steal $11,000 worth of drones from hobby store
4.  Valdosta, GA: Twelve charged in connection to crimes Inside State Prisons in Buford, Valdosta
5.  Houston, TX: Sophisticated theft ring targeting Buc-ee's gas stations; $18,000 in theft and fraud

September 24, 2015
1.  Hempstead, NY: 2 Home Depot Employees Arrested for Over $200,000 in Credit Card Fraud
2.  Bowling Green, KY: Cuban national pleads guilty in $71,000 credit card fraud scheme
3.  Hendersonville, TN: Police Search For Men In Suspected Theft Ring; $80,000 in equipment stolen
4.  Cascade Twp, MI: Well-planned heist targets jewelry store
5.  Austin, TX: Four people arrested after high-speed chase through Hays, Travis Counties
6.  Springfield, MO: Police say married couple repeatedly used stolen checks, debit cards; over $1,200 in merchandise purchased
7.  Lyndhurst, OH: Police seeking 2 suspect in $1,000 Gymboree theft

September 23, 2015
2.  Jefferson, OH: FJDiscountStore Website owners indicted for fencing $1.6M of stolen goods
3.  Former Nike employee steals over $9,000 in shoes by stuffing the merchandise down his pants
4.  Pueblo, AZ: Police bust suspects in $5,615 gun theft; surveillance footage of burglars led to quick capture
5.  Blount Co, TN: Second alleged burglar arrested by BCSO; tied to Sears $844 theft
6.  Sylvester, GA: Police seeking 2 suspects in $1,500 Walmart TV theft
7.  Athens, GA: Habitual shoplifter sought in Athens Lowe's theft

September 22, 2015
1.  ORC and partnership between Retailers and Law Enforcement dominates the stage at the 4th annual OROCC conference
2.  Secaucus, NJ: Philadelphia Woman charged with $5,000 shoplifting spree at Marshalls; her 10th arrest
3.  Charleston, WV: 2 Mexican men admit to traveling to WV to pick up Fraudulent Credit Cards
4.  Lockport, NY: Police arrest 2 in a $2,000 Identity Theft scam
5.  North Londonderry, MD: Two arrested for $2,100 theft from Walmart
6.  Clermont, FL: Woman nabbed while trying to steal $700 in merchandise from Target
7.  Mt Juliet, TN: 4 Belk shoplifters arrested after short pursuit; $440 in merchandise recovered

September 21, 2015
1.  Coming Tomorrow - New 'ORC Leaders' Article: John Matas, VP - Asset Protection/Investigations & ORC, Macy's
2.  Woodbury, NJ: Woman sentenced for stealing $35,000 in cellphones from Verizon stores
3.  Winter Haven, FL: Burglary in Winter Haven nets $30,000 worth of items
4.  Portland, OR: Shoplifter hits Nordstrom for $5,500, gets busted at the Nordstrom Rack store
5.  Chesterfield, MO: Kate Spade purses stolen in Armed Robbery, suspects lead police on high-speed chase
6.  Overland Park, Kansas: Nigerian Woman On Vacation In The US Caught Shoplifting at Macy's; 66 stolen items in her bag
7.  Columbus, OH: Pregnant thief hit Von Maur for $1,600 in high end purses and wallets
8.  Teton, WY: Felony Shoplifters arrested in Teton Village; $1,200 of merchandise
9.  Petaluma, CA: Police seeking K-Mart Robbery suspect
10. Colerain Twp, OH: Woman attacked Wal-Mart Loss Prevention and Store Manager
11. Lancaster, PA: Mother who spent night in Wal-Mart with children sentenced to 2-5 years in prison

September 18, 2015
1.  Sheriff's Office assists in multi-jurisdictional $75,000 Organized Theft Ring investigation
2.  Marion Co, FL: Publix Recognizes MCSO Detective for support in $50,000 ORC Investigation
3.  Canandaigua, NY: Jewel thief gets 5-10 years for $30,000 scam
4.  Aurora, IN: Man accused in $6,000 theft scheme with international ties
5.  Fairfax, OH: 2 Walmart Associates face theft charges of nearly $4K  

September 17, 2015
1.  Phoenix, AZ., Police bust 7 for $50k of merchandise during 49 incidents of theft in valley stores
2.  Baltimore, MD., Three Defendants Indicted in Counterfeit Credit Card Scheme
3.  Secret Service investigation in merchandise stealing operation nets 4 arrests in Lancaster Co, NC; Walmart, CVS & Home Depot
4.  Edinburg, TX: Warehouse employee charged in snack theft; $100,000 worth of snacks
5.  Indianapolis, IN: Central Indiana AT&T stores hit for tens of thousands in merchandise; suspects identified
6.  Palm Beach, FL: Shoplifter apprehended with 23 items, valued at $550
7.  Oklahoma City, OK: Walmart ticket-switch lands a suspect in jail; search uncovers, marijuana, meth and hydrocodone

September 16, 2015
1.  FBI dismantles South Florida-based identity theft ring - Hitting Outlets throughout South Florida
2.  Lancaster County, PA., Fencing Operation busted - Secret Service bust suspected fencing ring
3.  Middlesboro, KY: Dream Furniture Manager and wife steal $28,000 of merchandise off the dock
4.  Alton, IL: Alton Police Officer Derek Vetter, recovered three of at least four identical handbags seized from the car the woman was in as he talks to an Alton detective
5.  Dawson Co, GA: North Georgia Premium Outlets the target of a $3,000 theft
6.  St Mary's Co, CA: Two Suspects Wanted for $1,000 Theft and Assault at Lowe's
7.  Shreveport, LA: Police seeking 2 suspects in the theft of thousands of dollars in merchandise from Belk
8.  Gardendale, AL: CVS hit for over $600 in merchandise
9.  Louisville, KY: Two women arrested after repeated thefts at Victoria's Secret
10. Shreveport, LA: Target store target of attempted food theft
11. Brookfield, WI: Five men and two women stole approximately $2,000 worth of merchandise from Sports Authority at approximately 7:22 p.m. Sept. 13

September 15, 2015
1.  ORCAID's first annual ORC Conference was a huge success!
2.  Prolific Minneapolis thief used many stolen IDs to unload ill-gotten loot; 75 Social Security Numbers
3.  Burglars Hit Santa Clara Drone Store; could be connected to drone-store burglaries in other U.S. and Canadian cities
4.  Lake Mary, FL: Seminole County deputies are searching for two women who are accused of shoplifting more than a dozen purses from T.J. Maxx and HomeGoods
5.  Friendswood, TX: Gang of shoplifters target Friendswood Kroger, get caught
6.   Fairfield, CT: $2,000 of merchandise stolen from Victoria's Secret
7.  Spotsylvania, VA: Rite Aid Pharmacy Shoplifter Grabs $1,000 in Allergy Meds
8.  Murfreesboro, TN: Walmart hit for 5 Chainsaws and 2 leaf blowers in 3 recent thefts
9.  Sanford, FL: Police confident shoplifter wearing 'Won't be caught' shirt is wrong 

September 14, 2015
1.  4 members labeled by police as "Chinese Mafia" busted in West Virginia with over 100 fake credit cards - Getting jobs in Chinese restaurants
2.  Asheboro, N.C.: Three Brooklyn, N.Y., men part of "Cell in Worldwide Credit Card Scam Operation" busted in North Carolina
3.  Norwalk, CT: Home Goods apprehends 2 believed to be tied to $20,000 in theft
4.  Two Dallas women were arrested Sept. 1 for Organized Retail theft in Montgomery County
5.  Asset Protection agent at Best Buy lets buddy swipe 2 big-screen TVs
6.  Fort Smith, AR Police Search For Two After $1,500 Felony Walmart Theft
7.  Hadley, MA: Alleged repeat Dyson vacuum thief arrested

September 11, 2015
1.  GRAORCA - August 19th, 2015: A Great Day In the Battle Against ORC In GA!
2.  Naperville, IL: Man gets prison for part in Apple store fraud
3.  Aventura, FL: Woman flees Saks OFF 5th; caught on surveillance video stealing $35K in handbags
4.  Baton Rouge, LA: 3 felony theft suspects took $4K worth of Macy's merchandise
5.  Aurora, IL: Five members of Southwest Side family charged with shoplifting
6.  Memphis, TN: Dillard's shoplifter nabbed with 27 pairs of sunglasses
7.  Sioux City, IA: One of 3 men sentenced to 10 years for $11,000 truck tire theft

September 10, 2015
1.  Lexington, Ky., 4 Women arrested hitting stores in Fayette Mall with 22 counterfeit credit cards
2.  Merrimack, NH: Group stole thousands of dollars of merchandise from store
3.  Lathrop, CA: Four teens arrested trying to push $2,000 of merchandise out the doors of Target; second day in a row
4.  Knoxville, TN: A few months back deputies raided three Knox County consignment stores for buying and selling stolen formula
5.  Boston, Mass., Federal court sentences Massachusetts woman to two years prison for fraudulent CC ring hitting stores for thousands
6.  Jackson, Miss., Two Central Florida men sentenced to two years federal prison for counterfeit CC scam and access devices 

September 9, 2015
1.  Springfield, MO: Teen stole $45,000 of guns from Bass Pro's Fine Gun Room
2.  Canadian Co, OK: Gift cards valued at more than $30,000 recovered during routine traffic stop
3.  Austin, TX: 2 wanted in HEB, Lowe's gift card fraud scam
4.  Wichita Falls, TX: 2 from Lawton, TX arrested in theft ring; Police seeking 3rd
5.  St Petersburg, FL: Police searching for suspects in $3,000 Macy's purse thefts
6.  Frederick, MD: Six women stole $1,400 in merchandise from Francis Scott Key Mall
7.  Columbus, OH: Woman accused of running one of 'stupidest scams'
8.  The latest US initiative unleashes its Kryptonite on Retail Organized Crime

September 8, 2015
1.  Prison for 'ringleader' in Cabela's theft ring
2.  Rehoboth Beach, DE: Delaware State Police arrest 5 in a seaside ORC spree
3.  Atlanta, GA: $35K in jeans, hoodies taken from Dillard's in Atlantic Station smash-and-grab
4.  East Windsor, CT: Police Searching for Suspects in Walmart Thefts
5.  Traverse City, MI: Couple accused in Shoplifting Spree; Red purse gave her away
6.  Northbrook, IL: Nearly $8,000 of iPod Nanos stolen from store
7.  Twin Falls, ID: Alert Police officer nabs shoplifter coming out of Target
8.  London, England: Topshop Sales Assistant stole $38,000 in clothes to sell on Ebay
9.  Tokyo Police arrest 2 International Jewel Thieves, members of the 'Pink Panda' Crime Organization'

September 4, 2015
1.  8 arrested on suspicion of counterfeit-to-cash scheme
2.   Lexington, KY: Lexington Police Detective tracks Victoria's Secret ORC Multi- State Ring
3.  Bath, OH: Smash & Grab thief makes off with $12,400 in designer frames from Eye and Vision Center
4.  Coconut Creek, FL: Wife to testify against husband in stolen Lego case

September 3, 2015
1.  White Plains, NY: Federal Agents bust Cargo Thieves- 1,200 Apple Computers stolen, valued at over $1M
2.  Miami, FL: Seven Arrested In Credit Card Fraud Busts; believe to be making $20-30,000 per week
3.  Grapevine, TX: Fake Walmart employee walks out of Grapevine store with big-screen TVs
4.  Greenfield, WI: Burglar with Axe makes off with $5,000 worth of electronics; suspect in multiple burglaries
5.  Syracuse, NY: Macy's shoplifter charged with $1,600 Robbery for threats he was armed
6.  Woodbine, NJ: New Jersey State Police recover $1,700 in Baby Formula
7.  Woodcliff Lake, NJ: Victoria's Secret hit for over $1,000 in merchandise; 2 thefts in 10 days
8.  Moultrie, GA: Police seeking suspect in Grab and Run from Walmart
9.  Roxboro, N.C.: Credit card fraudsters hitting Walmart for gift cards - iPhones

September 2, 2015
1.  Fencing Operation: Kroger ORC Investigations Team and Kentucky State Police Investigates Organized Criminal Activity in Madison County
2.  Vallejo Man Pleads Guilty to Possessing Credit Card Making Equipment and Aggravated Identity Theft
3.  Nassau Co, NY: Woman charged in $14,000 theft of Michael Kors merchandise from T.J. Maxx; 3 accomplices sought
4.  Hays, KS: 2 Kansas arrested for string of shoplifting incidents: hitting 8 stores, totaling over $3,000
5.  Rogersville, TN: Walmart shoplifter who succeeded twice nabbed on third try in same day
6.  Arapahoe Co, CO: Victoria's Secret surveillance photo released of Shoplifting Team at the Streets of Southglenn
7.  Airdrie, AB, CN: RCMP looking for man who stole $951 in Crest White Stripes from Shopper's Drug Mart 

September 1, 2015
1.  Las Vegas, NV: Declined debit card at Toys R Us leads to ID theft ring
2.  Olympia, WA: Police nab $17,000 shoplifting suspect hitting 3 Home Depot stores
3.  Grandville, MI: Four busted in $8,000 Cabela's ORC Investigation
4.  Braintree, MA: Three wanted for Theft/ Robbery/ and Assault at Nordstrom; $2,000 in merchandise stolen
5.  Athens, GA: 75 pairs of Sexy Cheeky panties stolen from Victoria's Secret in the Georgia Square Mall
6.  Foley, AL: Foley Police said that shoplifting arrests over the weekend have led to more charges from other recent theft cases
7.  Hudson, WI: Two men wanted for Burglary and Grab & Run thefts at Verizon stores
8.  Terrell, TX: Police observe 3 unloading a Walmart cart at Waffle House; recovered $800 in stolen merchandise
9.  Davie, FL: Home Depot employee charged with Burglary of nearly $6,000 of merchandise

August 31, 2015
1.  Lansing, IL: Crash And Grab Burglars Raid Store In $28,000 Pre-Dawn Heist
2.  Bullhead City, AZ: Two accused of switching merchandise in shoplift scheme
3.  Linden, NJ: Two men steal $2,000 of jeans from Kohl's; suspects in several other thefts
4.  Bristol, VT: Man convicted of 50 retail thefts faces new charges
5.  The Hague, Netherlands: Chinese thirst for Netherland's baby formula dries up stocks; ties to Organized Retail Crime
6.  Lake Havasu, AZ: 3 charged with organized retail theft from Havasu's Walmart
7.  Cheltenham Twp, PA: A man attempted to steal $210.47 worth of baby formula from Target on Aug. 17

August 28, 2015
1.  Pontiac, MI: Man sentenced for using addicts to steal over $600,000 in merchandise from The Home Depot
2.  Tacoma, WA: Nordstrom clerk pleads not guilty to $30,000 theft; blames ORC ring
3.  Ripon, CA Police break up large Shoplifting Ring
4.  Carlsbad, CA: Theft ring hits Lulu Lemon for $10,000 in merchandise, prompts police pursuit

August 27, 2015
1.  Pittsburgh, PA: Barnes & Noble lengthy investigation pays off with Arrest in $2 Million ORC case
2.  Memphis, TN: 13 indicted in Counterfeit Check Scheme; Kroger defrauded $300,000
3.  Tunnel Hill, GA: Police Arrest 2 with $10,000 of stolen Polo Ralph Lauren Clothes from Nashville
4.  Twin Falls, ID: Couple Collected Wal-Mart Receipts to Make Fraudulent Returns
5.  Lake Havasu, AZ: Three arrested at Walmart on Organized Retail Theft charges
6.  Bullhead City, AZ: Man charged in ORC theft at Safeway

August 26, 2015
1.  Police in Metro Detroit, MI Think They've Cracked Big Panty Theft Ring
2.  Moore, OK: Police bust 'professional' credit card skimmer / counterfeit credit card operation
3.  Rock Hill, SC: Walmart $700 razor thief arrested at McDonald's drive-through
4.  Norwalk, CT: Man charged with stealing from Home Depot, head-butting employee
5.   UK: 76 year old man drove daughter around Perth on family shoplifting trips
6.  Garry Brent Varnado, 63, of Muskegon, MI sentenced to 15 months to 10 years Michigan Department of Corrections for organized retail crime, habitual offender third, consecutive to parole, $198 fees/costs

August 25, 2015
1.  Stockton, CA: Three arrested in Target REDcard fraud scheme; over 1000 victims
2.  Daytona Beach, FL: Serial Shoplifter has hit Target at least 5 times, now on Dayton Beach Police 'Most Wanted'
3.  Bend, OR: Woman accused of taking $7K in beauty supplies from Safeway in Bend and Redmond
4.  Chicago, IL: $2,252 in Maui Jim sunglasses stolen from Northbrook Court store
5.  Orlando, FL: 9 Bahamas Residents Arrested In Florida For Wal-Mart Theft
6.  San Angelo, TX: Kleptomaniac Sentenced on Eighth Theft Charge

August 24, 2015
1.  Weston, FL: Thieves cut hole in roof, steal $100,000 worth of sunglasses from a warehouse
2.  Piedmont, CA: Identity Thief hit 12 people, used info to steal $24,000 in merchandise from Nordstrom
3.  Lockport, NY: Father -Daughter team hitting Walmarts in Buffalo area
4.  Baby formula thief strikes Bristol, VA and Kingsport, TN stores
5.  TJ Maxx Loss Prevention apprehend suspect with $750 in merchandise in Middletown, PA
6.  Austin, TX: Man arrested for trying to shoplift nearly $500 worth of dresses from Macy's
7.  Fayetteville, N.C. Male charged with ORC

August 21, 2015
1.  Baltimore, MD., Ringleader in Check and Counterfeit Credit Card Fraud Schemes Sentenced to Over 5 Years in Federal Prison
2.  Bedford Hills, NY: Pair Of Thieves Target High-End Consignment Shop
3.  College Station, TX: Man and woman face a felony charge after stealing $5,000 worth of clothes from Sears
4.  Fort Lauderdale, FL: Trio sought in theft of tools from Home Depot
5.  China: Family theft ring steals nearly 1,000 items across the county
6.  Lincoln County, N.C. ORC male suspect arrested stealing electronics from Walmart stores - selling online - investigation ongoing

August 20, 2015
1.  Albuquerque, N.M., Fencing Operation: ORC gang member gets 2 years in prison for cell phone re-selling scam - Had a store
2.  Longview Wa., Father-Mother-Daughter arrest for $35,943 in theft from Boondox Market- charged with ORC
3.  Austin, TX: Suspect in multiple Target electronics thefts arrest; Austin Police listed him as "Top Offender"
4.  Cincinnati, OH: Man admits to stealing 41 Serta Mattresses
5.  Tulsa, OK: Group of 8 to 10 males sought in thefts at area Target and Walmart stores
6.  Bridgeview, IL: 5 Time repeat Offender busted at Menard's
7.  Tampa, Fla., Man steals almost $1,000 in infant formula from Tampa Walmart - police searching for suspect

August 19, 2015
1.  Buckhead (Atlanta) GA: 15 thieves take $60,000 in handbags in Christian Louboutin store smash-and-grab burglary
2.  Springfield, MO: Police raid home looking for shoplifted ammo
3.  St Louis, MO: Woman caught stealing $500 worth of panties from American Eagle
4.  Detroit man arrested stealing 26 cans of baby formula from New Hudson Walmart store

August 18, 2015
1.  ORC suspects get jail time for hitting Lord and Taylor at King of Prussia Mall - 9 to 23 months each
2.  Elizabeth, NJ: 14 Crips gang members indicted in identity fraud scams
3.  Foley, AL: "Boost Bags" Used In $4,000 Theft Incident at Old Navy
4.  Murfreesboro, TN: $3,675 in Push Up Bras stolen from the Victoria's Secret Store
5.  Concord, NH: Man Busted with Nearly $1,800 Worth of Stolen Items from Target and Walmart
6.  Hoover, AL: Police focusing on issue of Shoplifting; Releasing a series of information on social media
7.  Hoover, AL: Woman accused of stealing 2 pair of jeans, valued at nearly $1,000

August 17, 2015
1.  Safeway's ORC Team Investigation: ORC couple busted for hitting Safeway stores in Portland and Central Oregon for more than $27,000
2.  Five member identity theft ring busted in Southern California - Operating state wide - Target Gift Cards
3.  Martinsville, VA Police focused on taking down 3rd ORC ring
4.  Beaverton, OR: CA couple with fake credit cards targeted Home Depot stores in Oregon
5.  St Lawrence Co, NY: Tennessee man going to Prison for 3 years for $40,000 electronics theft for NY Walmarts
6.  Joplin, MO Police working to decrease shoplifting
7.  Florida woman teaches child to shoplift tequila
8.  Florida Law Enforcement Property Recovery Unit Conference: Nov. 18-20

August 14, 2015
1.  Tallahassee, FL: Massive Shoplifting Ring busted, targeted nearly 100 Grocery Stores
2.  Beachwood, OH: Man fraudulently charges $12,000 at Saks in Beachwood Place Mall
3.  Pickpockets and Purse Thieves Targeting I-94 across Michigan, Indiana and Illinois
4.  Oro Valley, AZ: Police identify suspects in Marshalls shoplifting case

August 13, 2015
1.  Williams-Sonoma store manager & accomplice arrested after finding over $100,000 worth of merchandise in home search in Tigard, OR
2.  Martinsville, VA: Police working on 3rd Organized Retail Crime theft ring
3.  CA couple with fake credit cards targeted Home Depot stores in Oregon
4.  Franklin, TN: Police seeking 3 suspects in $1,200 Polo Shirt theft from Belk
5.  Waterford, CT: Three arrested passing counterfeit $100 bills at Walmart; $14,000 of phony money recovered
6.  Dearborn, MI: Three Women and a Walmart Cashier busted in $1,000 theft of merchandise

August 12, 2015
1.  Over $14,500 worth of iPhones stolen from Virginia Beach Walmart
2.  Male ORC thief busted stealing electronics from Walmart stores in Waterville, Maine
3.  Peoria, IL: Judge issues Probation and a Stern Warning to Walmart baby formula thief
4.  Interlachen woman jailed after 4 chain saws stolen over three days from Palatka, Fla., store
5.  Fake credit card ring of five operating in Coquitlam, BC, Canada

August 11, 2015
1.  Marion Co. deputies arrest 31 in retail theft ring hitting Walmart, Target and Publix
2.   Eight plead guilty to their roles in two organized retail crime scams in Albany County
3.  Durham, Raleigh target 'Organized Retail Crime' after man's 18th arrest - Detective partnering with Macy's for training
4.  Woman charged in connection with $360,000 fraud ring involving Disney theme park tickets
5.  Jackson, TN: Woman accused of stealing more than $4K in Polo items from Old Hickory Mall
6.  Surprise, AZ: Police seek help IDing Target theft suspect

August 10, 2015
1.  Fencing Operation: St. Augustine Pawn Shop Owner Arrested - ORC Ring Leader that hit Target, Wal-Mart, & Home Depot stores
2.   Police, district attorney not ready to prosecute Janesville Landlord for Home Depot ORC retail theft ring - Landlord running major Home Depot Gift Card Ring
3.  ORC Ring of Thieves Steal $58,000 Worth of Cosmetics From CVS Stores in Five Southern California Counties - May be bigger operation
4.  Traveling fraudsters busted in Minneapolis - hit 8 cities with cloned credit cards buying gift cards
5.  Four member Credit Card Fraud Ring busted Hitting Walmart stores in Evesham, N.J.
6.  Shoplifter steals $2500 worth of cosmetics at Hermosa, South Dakota CVS
7.  Three Denton, TX men arrested for theft at JC Penney, Dillards and Zumies
8.  Serial Shoplifter arrested again at Walmart in Walnut Hill, CA
9.  Athens, GA: Women shoplift underwear from Victoria's Secret at Georgia Square Mall
10. Police bust man stealing 19 boxes of condoms from Rite Aid in the Bronx, NY

August 7, 2015
1.  Florida man convicted in $2M Lego theft now held on $125K bond for shoplifting at Hobby Lobby in IL
2.  Wis. statewide investigation into man committing thefts, fraud and ID thefts statewide
3.  Rochester's ORC thief 'most wanted' has been arrested
4.  Three arrested in Waco, TX following ORC Theft at Walmart
5.  Franklin, NJ woman charged in shoplifting scam at Walmart
6.  2 Cell Phone thieves wanted for shoplifting from Grovetown Walmart

August 6, 2015
1.  ORC Leaders Series - Jerry Biggs, Director Organized Retail Crime Division, Walgreens
2.  Couple accused of scamming Kohl's Cash rewards program out of $300,000
3.  Three arrested in string of CVS $58,000 ORC thefts, including five in Orange County, CA stores
4.  2 Wal-Mart thefts appear to be connected in West Tennessee
5.  Hackettstown, NJ couple arrested at Target With $731 in merchandise; monitored after multiple shoplifting accusations in the past

August 5, 2015
1.  UK: Shoplifter used de-tagging magnet to steal 1,000 designer bags including Lulu Guinness then sold them on eBay for $375,000
2.  Women accused of stealing $14K in iPhones from Titusville Walmart
3.  Shoplifting glasses nationwide problem
4.  Shoplifter dressed as Wal-Mart employee, Conway, SC Police ask for help
5.  Three Huntsville, TX men indicted for Organized Retail Theft

August 4, 2015
1.  7 Indicted in Organized Retail Theft Ring hitting over 20 times for Over $800,000 in Jewelry
2.  Third suspect Arrested in $100,000 Pepperidge Farm cookie caper
3.  6 women arrested in Baton Rouge, LA Organized Retail Theft investigation
4.  Couple busted at Burlington Coat in Laredo, TX; purses and watches
5.  Merrillville, IN Police investigating 2 in Macy's Grab and Run at Southlake Mall
6.  Woman Tips Off Partner on Bluetooth During Shoplifting Spree at Kohl's in Lemont, IL

August 3, 2015
1.  Eight Arrested so far in Organized Theft Ring targeting The Home Depot and Gander Mountain in Ocala, FL
2.  Out-of-state criminals bring cloned credit card schemes to Twin Cities
3.  St. Louis woman charged after allegedly stealing $800 worth of clothing
4.  Newark, MD woman arrested for month-long Shoplifting Scheme at Walmart
5.  Ontario County Sheriff's deputies charged two Rochester, NY women with Burglary and Criminal Tools

July 31, 2015
1.  Mainland ORC gangs targeting high-end Oahu stores with counterfeit credit cards
2.  ORC male suspect busted in thefts from Target and Meijer stores in three counties in IL
3.  Indian River Co, FL Police arrest 2 shoppers with 112 fake credit cards
4.  Sherman, TX Police looking for Academy Sports theft suspect
5.  ORC Trio hits Walmart store for cart load of electronics in Union

July 30, 2015
1.  ORC male suspect busted after hitting Walmart stores across Georgia
2.  Miami women use phony IDs to open $20,000 credit line, send stolen goods home
3.  Two New Yorkers Arrested At Santa Monica Apple Store; Suspected Of Buying $90K With Fraudulent Cards
4.  Two arrested in Cargo Theft of $130,000 of Pepperidge Farm Cookies, sold at Flea markets and C-stores
5.  Titusville, FL Police arrest man connected to thefts Walmart, Ace Hardware and Tractor Supply
6.  Charleston, WV Police Arrest Two in Connection with Cabela's Theft Ring
7.  Theft of Pepsi, Nabisco trucks, sale of stolen goods put 2 men behind bars

July 29, 2015
1.  ORC Ring - Female admits to being part of ring operating in Leesburg, Fla. - Hitting Walmart - Are they hitting your stores?
2.  Man steals thousands from sunglass store in Jacksonville, FL
3.  Serial shoplifters steal $10K in merchandise in South Jackson, TN
4.  Macy and Sears Jewel Thief plead Guilty in San Mateo County, CA
5.  Jeans Thieves Sought After Violent Shoplifting Incident at Dillard's in Waco, TX

July 28, 2015
1.  Rochester, N.Y. ORC suspect on 'Most Wanted' list in Rochester - Hitting Wal-Mart and Kohl's stores - Be on the look out
2.  Crooks caught on camera stealing $5K worth of cosmetics from Pembroke Pines, FL store
3.  Long Island, NY man indicted for 6 month Shoplifting Spree: targeting CVS and Rite Aid
4.  Murfreesboro, TN man arrested for multiple Walmart thefts; hitting for $1,000 in one day
5.  Bras Stolen from Scranton, PA Victoria's Secret
6.  Twin Cities ORCA to hold first annual conference in Minneapolis on Aug. 3-4, 2015

July 27, 2015
1.  The Retail Viper - Confessions of an ORC Thief
2.  Eastern European & ORC suspect sentenced to 29 months in prison in Lebanon County - Heroin addict - 92 transactions at pawn shops
3.  6 Person Crew Arrested in Vacaville, CA; Suspected In String Of Kohl's Thefts
4.  Two Miami Women arrested for $10K Credit Card Fraud at Sak's, GameStop and Dillard's
5.  Two Connecticut men accused in alleged $248K wine theft
6.  Twin Cities Organized Retail Crime Association - TCORCA - Aug. 3-4 at Crowne Plaza Minneapolis West - visit

July 24, 2015
1.  Twin Cities ORC Association, in partnership with the Minnesota Retailers Association & St. Paul Police Department Professional Development Institute holding its inaugural annual conference & training Aug. 3-4 at the Crowne Plaza Minneapolis West
2.  Four East Coast Men Arrested at Best Buy in San Carlos, CA; $125,000 in merchandise recovered
3.  Women rob Soltis Sunglasses at gunpoint inside the La Encantada Mall, Tucson, AZ; $12,000 in merchandise stolen
4.  "Won't Be Caught" Thief Has Been Caught Often
5.  Nordstrom's Shoplifter hits twice in Coral Gables, FL, fled store then discarded the merchandise
6.  TJ Maxx shoplifters hit Police cruisers in Attleboro, MA
7.  Bradley, IL Police arrest suspected baby formula thief
8.  Two Knoxville, TN women busted with $1,300 in stolen merchandise from Walmart
9.  Duo Sought in Crime Spree at South Jersey Walmart; $400 in merchandise stolen

July 23, 2015
1.  Lake Zurich, IL man charged with stealing power tools from The Home Depot
2.  5 charged in Akron/ Canton, OH Organized Theft Ring; theft estimated at over $8,000
3.  Charlotte, NC Police investigating Make-up Theft from Ulta
4.  'Simple City' Theft Ring Suspect Surrenders; 2 Still Sought in Washington DC area
5.  Rogue River Pharmacy employee accused of stealing $70,000 from Rogue River Pharmacy
6.  Update: Police say, Driver in Streetsboro, OH fatal crash was Banned for Shoplifting
7.  Barboursville, WV Police charge 3 in Target refund scheme

July 22, 2015
1.  Celebrating Retirement of Deputy Chief Kevin Harrington, NYPD - NY Metro ORCA
2.  Upcoming Retail Fraud - New York conference Sept. 24th to host ORC Panel from Public & Private sectors
3.  Male - Female ORC duo busted hitting Target stores for electronics in multiple New Jersey Counties
4.  Victoria's Secret target "reseller" using coupons to make a profit; $185,000 in eBay sales
5.  Fredericksburg, VA Shoplifting Pair Make Off With Wardrobe-Sized Heist at Old Navy
6.  Couple charged with shoplifting $800 in Kohl's merchandise in Wallingford, CT

July 21, 2015
1.  Staten Island, New York, Man Sentenced To 54 Months In Prison For Multimillion-Dollar Organized Retail Crime Conspiracy
2.  Two Radio Shack Burglars arrested in Muscatine, IA after stealing $48,000 in cell phones
3.  Suspect wanted in $3,200 Ammunition theft from Gander Mountain in Jacksonville, FL
4.  Polk Co, FL Sheriff's Office charges man with 8 thefts at the same Target store
5.  Academy Sports and Corpus Christi, TX Police seeking Organized Retail thieves
6.  Petaluma, CA Police seek suspects in $1,000 Target theft
7.  2015 GRAORCA Retail Crime Conference August 19th - Atlanta GA

July 20, 2015
1.  Boise Police Bust Another Fraudulent Credit Card Ring
2.  Police bust identity-theft ring in Orlando with 1,855 victims
3.  Fresno, CA Police arrest 3 women gang members in Walmart robbery case
4.  Poor parking helps Palisades Park, NJ Police nail credit card thief
5.  Petaluma Police Hunting Suspected Target Thieves
6.  Franklin, TN Police seek Crest Whitestrip shoplifters
7.  Three men hitting Giant Food Stores in York County for Shrimp - selling on the street

July 17, 2015
1.  $5 million theft ring in Washington D.C. area shut down: 7 members of 'Simple City Criminal Organization'
2.  Bel Air, MD Police seek suspects in over $10,000 thefts from HH Gregg and Toys R Us
3.  Two arrested in Home Depot $4,500 tool theft in Idaho Falls, ID
4.  Two members of Kmart cleaning crew charged with $3,000 theft in Peters Twp, PA
5.  CVS in Nassau Co, NY hit by Armed Shoplifter; $500 in Claritin stolen

July 16, 2015
1.  Polk County's 'Operation Free Ride' Organized Retail Crime Investigation Results in 36 Arrests
2.  Fencing Operation: $30,000 + in Stolen goods Seized from EZ Money Pawn Shop in St Augustine, FL
3.  2 Charged with theft of over $75K in merchandise from Bed Bath & Beyond Secaucus, NJ

July 15, 2015
1.  Police recover almost $27,000 of purses in Edina, MN, Louis Vuitton says it is a $1M problem
2.  2nd suspect in $7,000 theft from Abington Bloomingdale's pleads guilty
3.  71 yr old man stole $4,000 of merchandise from Goodwill in Clear Lake, TX; sold items at flea market
4.  Canada: Two Toronto men arrested with U-Haul truck and over $5,000 of stolen goods from Walmart, Lowes and Real Canadian Superstore
5.  Suspect accused of stealing more than 100 cases of energy drink from Meijer in Columbus, OH

July 14, 2015
1.  Foley, Alabama Police working to curb creative shoplifting; legislation on booster bags
2.  South Florida couple hits Stein Mart on multiple occasions
3.  Tractor Supply power tool thieves Caught In Salina, KS
4.  Nearly 500 Bottles of Nail Polish stolen from Sally's Beauty in Attleboro, MA
5.  10 years of shoplifting and drugs - man's latest shoplifting charge: 23 T-shirts from Dick's Sporting Goods in West Springfield, MA
6.  Marshall, TX., police busts ORC duo credit social media postings
7.  North Little Rock, AR woman arrested for $1,000 theft at Walmart

July 13, 2015
1.  Retail LP and Federal Law Enforcement step up the fight against Organized Retail Crime
2.  Swanson's Rental employee in Minnesota busted for theft of $24,000 in Chainsaws
3.  Two arrested in $11,000 theft from True Religion and Belk in James City Co, Virginia

July 10, 2015
1.  Organized Cargo Theft investigation nets five arrests, one warrant, and recovery of $300,000 in Bloomingdales, Macy's merchandise
2.  Man convicted in $2 million Toys R Us Lego theft charged with burglary in Lombard - He's at it again
3.  Irvine Police Believe Four iPad Thieves Stole from 20 California Stores and stores in Oregon and Washington
4.  SAPD: Home where $500K of stolen goods seized like 'Amazon warehouse'
5.  Middle Tennessee police search for 4 suspects in Victoria's Secret theft
6.  Egg Harbor Police seeking suspect in $400 Razor theft at CVS
7.  Organized Theft Ring stealing cartons of cigarettes from Walgreens in Manatee and Collier Co, FL
8.  Lawn mower thief busted at Home Depot in Kingsport, TN
9.  Man, 77, bought $50K in "stolen" items for makeshift store

July 9, 2015
1.  Houston Police Operation: "Can You Hear Me Now?" - 26 busted in Cell Phone Robbery Ring
2.  San Antonio Police bust $500,000 ORC/Fencing Operation
3.  Jonesboro, AR Couple arrested for stealing from 8 different stores
4.  Deputies looking for 'Organized Crime' gang - several people stealing credit card info - buying gift cards & merchandise in Houston
5.  Boynton Beach, FL man steals $1700 in cellphone cases from AT&T store; also hit Verizon just blocks away
6.  2 arrested in Denham Springs, LA for Organizing Retail Theft Ring

July 8, 2015
1.  3M Employee stole and sold over $68,000 in iPads/iPhones to support Gambling Addiction; paying restitution till she is 75 years old
2.  Arizona woman gets probation for $3,000 theft from Aspen, CO stores; charges pending in CA
3.  4 Teens make off with $1000 in hats from Stonestown Galleria in San Francisco
4.  Montgomery, AL Police seeking 2 females in Grab and Run from Hancock Fabric
5.  Target apprehends Baby Formula thief in Wauwatosa, WI
6.  Thieves lift baby formula from Margate Wal-Mart

July 7, 2015
1.  NBC 5 Chicago: How Thieves Are Stealing Next to You at the Grocery Store
2.  Shoplifting crime craze: Organized retail crime hits industry hard
3.  Memphis Police seeking 2 adults, 2 teenagers in $11,500 Game Xchange, $20,000 NuNu Wireless burglaries
4.  Tire Plus District Manager arrested in South Florida in $250K theft scheme
5.  West Palm Beach, FL woman charged with stealing thousands from Port St. Lucie Staples
6.  Kohl's Shoplifting incident leads to robbery charges in Joplin, MO
7.  Thieves take $4,000 in cigarettes in North Fort Myers, FL

July 6, 2015
1.  Thieves Plunder Victoria's Secret in Pennsylvania Yet Again
2.  Thieves Caught In Minnesota May Be Linked To Louis Vuitton 'Smash-And-Grab' in Chicago
3.  Cranston, Rhode Island Police investigating Credit Card Ring hitting multiple CVS stores
4.  Vision Center shoplifters sought by Berlin Twp, NJ Police following failed 2nd attempt

July 2, 2015
1.  Organized Retail Crime a growing trend in Minnesota; $20,000 in Louis Vuitton bags recovered
2.  Sarasota, FL suspects face 103 counterfeit credit card charges
3.  Harbor Freight Employee part of a scheme with 4 others; theft of over $11,000 in Ceredo, WV
4.  TJ Maxx apprehends 3 ORC thieves in Rockaway Twp, NJ with nearly $8,000 in merchandise
5.  Couple attempts theft of nearly $1,000 in baby formula at Meijers in Allen Park, MI

July 1, 2015
1.  Federal Charges for theft of over $100,000 in Phones in Norfolk and Virginia Beach, VA
2.  Walgreens employee in Hope, AR stealing drugs from store
3.  4 charged in Clearlake, CA Walmart Robbery and Assault on Greeter
4.  San Antonio, TX searching for thieves targeting Western stores

June 30, 2015
1.  Organized Credit Card Fraud Groups and Gasoline Pump Skimmers in WV
2.  Boise Police Organized Retail Crime Unit arrest Grand Theft and Fraud suspect
3.  Publix pharmacy tech sold stolen pills to kids for gas money
4.  4 accused of running a retail theft ring in Cumberland County, PA
5.  Pittsburgh woman accused of shoplifting at Mills mall

6.  Brazen shoplifter caught with $1,500 in merchandise at Three Rivers Mall, Kelso, WA
7.  Butte, MT Police search for 4 suspects in Walmart theft
8.  Deputies searching for woman caught trying to shoplift from Lowe's in Palm Coast

June 29, 2015
1.  NC couple arrested for using fraudulent coupons
2.  Target nabs Returning razor thief in Federal Way, WA
3.  Victoria's Secret store in The Commons, Federal Way, WA hit for $750 in merchandise
4.  Canada: Evolution Cycles hopes Facebook can ID thieves who stole $15K road bike
5.  Police call it a 'flagrant disregard for law' Ulta $700 fragrance heist

6.  Police search for people who stole baby formula from store in Newington, CT
7.  Lake Havasu, AZ Walmart Associate and Husband arrested for Organized Retail Theft

June 26, 2015
1.  Surrey RCMP investigate $350,000 Credit Card Cloaning Operation
2.  Woman stole more than $50k in PayPal gift cards
3.  Ex-Best Buy employee accused of stealing $20K worth of phones, iPads from Atlanta store
4.  Police bust retail theft ring operating in NWI and Illinois
5.  2 women arrested in retail fraud case

6.  Police Asking For Help Identifying WV Mall Theft Suspects

June 25, 2015
1.  St. Paul police sergeant receives award for helping bust stolen cellphone ring
2.  Third person charged in Calgary credit card skimming operation
3.  Pair jailed in Johnson Co, KS as part of large identity theft probe; arrested after bogus Best Buy purchase
4.  Credit card fraud ring growing in Maine, New Hampshire
5.  $14,000 Shopping Spree Lands 4 in Jail

6.  Couple charged with Scheels theft

June 24, 2015
1.  The Cook County State's Attorney's Office Regional Organized Crime 2015 Training and Conference
2.  Brazen Thieves Pull 'Rainbow Girls' Style Theft At San Francisco Clothing Store

June 23, 2015
1.  Arrests may have cracked Theft Ring responsible for Multiple Pharmacy thefts in Indianapolis
2.  10 Arrested in Los Angeles Jewelry Store Smash-and-Grab
3.  Former employee accused of stealing from The Home Depot in Rockland, ME
4.  $10,000 in retail stolen from Redondo Beach, CA Dive N Surf
5.  Arrest reported in theft of about $800 worth of baby formula from Wegmans

June 22, 2015
1.  'Operation Gucci' - The Sixth Ward Organization - Gang of 38 busted for organized crime that involved retailers
2.  Tucson police bust 5 ORC gang members hitting big box retailers
3.  Red Bull thief hits 5 times in Voorhees, N.J. - Police searching for him
4.  Felon gets 6 years for using discarded Walmart receipts for cash refunds in Whiteville, N.C.
5.  ORC couple hits two Walmarts - Steals $37k in electronics from Horseheads, N.Y. store - Hit Gang Mills as well
6.  Man stole $17K worth of tools from Home Depot in Davie, FL

June 19, 2015
1.  Grab and Run Thieves target Gucci stores in Boston; over $100,000 in 20 seconds
2.  Fencing Operation: Four C-Store Operators busted reselling stolen merchandise in Lebanon, PA
3.  Thieves steal $37,000 in electronics from Wal-Mart in Horseheads, NY
4.  Women charged in Salem credit fraud scheme plead not guilty
5.  Two San Francisco shoplifters hit Sunglass Hut for $7,000 in merchandise
6.  Wilkes-Barre, PA Police Looking For Answers About Victoria's Secret Thefts
7.  Two charged with shoplifting more than $1,000 in Walmart electronics in Becker Co, MN
8.  Baldwinsville, NY Police looking for man in teeth whitening strips theft

June 18, 2015
1.  Two Vancouver residents suspected in Safeway $15,000 ORC thefts
2.  Violin worth $200,000 stolen from Lilburn shop in purported instrument 'theft ring'
3.  Multnomah County, OR Sheriff's arrest 2 in $6,000 Electronics theft from Walmart
4.  Georgia Woman stole 131 pairs of underwear from Walmart

June 17, 2015
1.  Wayne, NJ: Fleeing shoplifters drag Kohl's L.P. Agent 100 feet
2.  Walmart shoplifter in Destin, FL attempts to flee with $3,200 in merchandise
3.  4 California Men Charged in $500,0000 Counterfeit Credit Card scheme in Santa Clara
4.  Dentist/ Career Shoplifter arrested at Target in Spring Twp, PA; 9 prior arrests
5.  York, SC brothers who are serial shoplifters arrested again

June 16, 2015
1.  Arrest made in $400K blender scam tied to local Williams-Sonoma and Bed Bath & Beyond in Tampa
2.  ORC Razor Crew takes more than $1,800 in razors from Cape Coral Walmart - Have hit for more than $12k
3.  Wilkes-Barre Twp. Police looking for 3 suspects in $3,000 Victoria's Secret theft
4.  Cranston, RI Police arrest 2 Women stealing $2,000 Worth of Tide Detergent from Stop and Shop supermarkets
5.  Alert Best Buy employee catches fake State ID, $945 recovered along with $1,500 from Kohl's
6.  Akron, OH woman found guilty of stealing purses from Macy's; assaulted an L.P. Agent
7.  Montgomery, Police seeking a pair of shoplifters that have hit 'My Kids Attic' for months
8.  A Chicago Man Charged With Stealing $220 Worth of Aspirin from CVS in Evergreen Park, IL
9.  ORC female busted hitting Nashville, Tenn., Dillard's for $1,000 worth of Kor's merchandise - selling on the street - 9 previous convictions

June 15, 2015
1.  Cook County Regional Organized Crime Task Force - Walgreens ORC Team & police bust "extensive" theft ring - stole hundreds of thousands in plastic materials from more than a dozen companies - Shipping Tons to China
2.  East Coast Fraudulent Credit Card Ring busted in New Albany, Miss.
3.  Small Retailer in Minnesota facing Large shoplifting problems
4.  June 3rd two male suspects hit Nordstrom's King of Prussia Mall - $3,000 to $5,000 denim clothing fled in blue Chrysler minivan

June 12, 2015
1.  Kroger's ORC Team Goes Above & Beyond
2.  Kroger ORC Team and Knox County Sheriff's bust Knoxville businesses fencing stolen baby formula
3.  Ex-con scamming major retailers with Refund Frauds in Tucson, AZ
4.  Meijer Loss Prevention bust 2 men running vacuum-stealing racket in Bay Co, MI
5.  Natick, MA Police search for Macy's sunglass shoplifting suspects

June 11, 2015
1.  Employee, customer accused in $6.7K Lowe's theft ring
2.  Bold theft of 22 guns from Fred Meyer nets man 6 years in prison
3.   Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office Arrest Two for Using Nonprofit Organization to Steal $500,000 in Merchandise in Destin, FL
4.  14 Alleged Gang Members Indicted on Racketeering Charges in Baltimore, MD
5.  Serial thief stealing power tools in Longview, WA  

June 10, 2015
1.  San Diego Police Bust Major Lego Theft Ring; Toys R Us estimates $100,000 loss
2.  Two Quebec Men face hundreds of charges after $1.5M auto parts theft in Toronto
3.  Multi-State ORC gang hit Ulta stores for $27,000 in merchandise; 2 have warrants out for their arrest
4.  Prison for 1 of 4 accused in Cabela's gift card scheme to pay for drug habit
5.  Two man ORC crew hitting Walmart stores in Smyrna, Tenn. stealing thousands in merchandise and iPhones
6.  Facing 20 charges of Retail Theft; stealing Baby Formula in Sheboygan, WI
7.  Rolling Hills Estates Abercrombie & Fitch targeted again in fragrance theft
8.  Warehouse Manager at MacPherson's in Suwannee, GA was stealing Art Supplies for 9 months to sell on eBay

June 9, 2015
1.  FBI: Three More Defendants Sentenced to Prison Terms in $2.7 Million Theft of Mucinex and Similac
2.  ID theft ring of 7 preyed on NorCal Target stores - 2,200 victims
3.  Attempted theft charged against Brooklyn Park man
4.  Albertsons/ Safeway ORC teams with Denver Police to bust a Baby Formula Fencing Operation
5.  2 men try to steal over $2,000 in vacuums from Target in Orange, CT
6.  South Charleston, SC Police arrest another Out-of-State Group using "fake" credit cards
7.  One shoplifting call leads to even more arrests at Colorado Springs Kmart
8.  ORC Associations, send us your Group LP Selfies - Show off your partnership to the industry!

June 8, 2015
1.  "Operation T-bone" - Fencing Operations Funneling money to Yemen - Steaks shoplifted leads to 11 stores raided & 242 arrest warrants issued for massive food stamp fraud in Alabama - Funding terrorism?
2.  "Operation Midnight Run" - $1.5M Theft Ring Involving Beer, Tires, Auto Parts, And Beauty Products Busted
3.  ORC Gang member in Saratoga County, N.Y., gets 55 months in fed. prison - $671,183.25 in ORC thefts from Buffalo retailers
4.  Serial refunders busted at Secaucus Walmart store - outstanding warrants in 6 other locations

June 5, 2015
1.  "Operation Red Flag" 4-County Check Fraud Ring dismantled in Florida
2.  Feds In Sacramento Bust Alleged Fraud And Identity Theft Ring
3.  Baton Rouge, LA Stolen car report unravels retail theft scheme
4.  Two arrested in theft of 150 guns from Arms R Us in Elko, NV
5.  Stamford, CT Woman Targeted Target In Shoplifting Spree

June 4, 2015
1.  FENCING OPERATION: Lorain County, OH business owners arrested, charged with received stolen property
2.  2 charged with embezzling $50,000 of merchandise from AAFES in Newport News
3.  Winn Dixie Employee in Tallahassee, FL Accused of Stealing $37,000 in Steak & Seafood
4.  CA Man sentenced in Portland, Maine to 13 months for fake credit, gift card scheme; $18,000 in restitution
5.  Sears in Barboursville, WV busts 2 Repeat Offenders stealing Power tools

June 3, 2015
1.  Amazon Fulfillment Center employee in Moreno Valley, CA accused of stealing $250,000 in merchandise
2.  Denver, CO Couple sold $60,000 in baby formula shoplifted from Albertsons - Safeway supermarkets
3.  Philadelphia woman found guilty of stealing $35K in cellphones from Verizon NJ stores
4.  3rd Jacksonville, FL man Pleads Guilty in Counterfeit Scheme Involving $32,600
5.  $599 in merchandise taken from Market Common Victoria's Secret store in Myrtle Beach, SC
6.  The Cook County State's Attorney's Office Regional Organized Crime 2015 Training and Conference

June 2, 2015
1.  Fencing Operation: Zip Trip in Hutchinson, KS busted for selling stolen merchandise
2.  Madison, WI man pulls knife on Walmart Loss Prevention: Police believe man, woman were tampering with price tags
3.  Tennessee man pleads guilty to stealing $40,000 of electronics from upstate NY Walmarts
4.  Nordstrom employee in Boca Raton, FL accused of $17,000 credit card fraud
5.  TJ Maxx in North Cornwall, PA busts $3,000 Refunder

June 1, 2015
1.  The Arizona Organized Retail Crime Alliance (AzORCA), statewide organized retail crime alliance launches Sahuarita/Pima County ORCA group
2.  Dollar General Asset Protection Busts Rural ORC Operation in Miss. - $230K in Stolen Merchandise Recovered
3.  Demopolis, AL Police seek 2 women in high-value theft from Walmart
4.  Bridgestone Tire Company offers $6000 reward after break-in at Bradenton, FL store
5.  Macon, GA Wal-Mart theft suspect claims she couldn't afford prom tux for son; then story changed
6.  Third time no charm for alleged Sears serial shoplifter in Vineland, NJ
7.  Greenville, SC Police seek Toys "R" Us shoplifting suspects
8.  Memphis Police search for people responsible for Ulta shoplifting

May 29, 2015
1.  McCracken Co, KY Sheriff's Department arrest man on Theft and Drug charges; stealing from retailers for last 2 years
2.  Atlanta ORC gang of four busted hitting Children's Place at Canton Marketplace
3.  Three men charged in connection to $3,300 retail theft from Bloomingdale's in Boca Raton, FL
4.  Two Bunnell, FL women charged with shoplifting 140 items from Walmart
5.  Parolee busted for shoplifting at Rainbow Clothing leads to Police chase in Turlock, CA

May 28, 2015
1.  Fencing Operation: Federal agents, state police raid Progress Market in Lexington, KY
2.  Fencing Operation: Torrence PD & Ralphs/Kroger ORC Unit Work Together to arrest Subjects Selling Stolen Property at Illegal Storefronts
3.  Four arrested in alleged food stamp fraud in Newark, OH; Kroger ORC Team gets the assist
4.  Von Maur Department Store Employee busted for $6,359 in Fraudulent Refund case in Des Moines, IA
5.  Gift Card fraudster busted with over 300 charges - buying gift cards with fraudulent gift cards in Wallingford, CT
6.  Three Philadelphia women arrested for $600 theft at Home Goods in Evesham
7.  Man steals three Go Pro cameras from Target in one week in Southwest Florida - Police asking for help ID'ing suspect

May 27, 2015
1.  3 men arrested in $70,000 Sprint cellphone heist in Pittsburgh Mills Mall
2.  Thieves roll away with $40,000 worth of tires in Manatee Co, FL; possible ties to statewide $175,000 investigation
3.  Victoria's Secret theft ring targeting Lexington, Louisville, and Southern Indiana
4.  Thieves break into Victoria's Secret store in San Antonio, TX
5.  Peoria, AZ Thieves target high-end hair care products at valley salons
6.  Clarkstown, NY Police Department arrests $3,700 Best Buy ID theft suspect 

May 26, 2015
1.  Lego Thieves lead to High Speed Police Chase on NY Thruway
2.  Couple accused of pawning 112 gift cards obtained from returning stolen merchandise
3.  Fencing Operation: Kroger's ORC Unit working with Police to bust Kansas C-store owner selling stolen goods
4.  Austin, TX Police look for men accused of stealing GoPros from multiple Target stores in Central Texas
5.  Pair attempt to steal $3,000 worth of merchandise from Walmart in N. Huntingdon, PA, fight loss prevention
6.  Macy's shoplifter arrested in Wayne on drug charges
7.  Sunglass Hut employee 'bear hugs' shoplifter till Portland, OR Police arrive
8.  Man Tries To Steal 3 Air Conditioners from Home Depot In Somerville, MA
9.  Organized Retail Crime News Report by U.S. World News

May 22, 2015
1.  Twin Cities, MN Police, retailers join to fight organized retail crime
2.  Frisco TX Police Chief: 'THEY WILL EVENTUALLY GET CAUGHT', Officers still seeking 'Organized' Jewelry Store Robbery Suspects
3.  Serial shoplifter turns himself in Pima Co, AZ; stole over $2,000 in merchandise
4.  3 females shoplifted from Home Goods in Evesham, NJ ; 2 tried to fight security guards
5.  Man caught stealing diabetic testers in Allen Park, MI claims he was blackmailed

May 21, 2015
1.  Adding Five More ORC Associations takes Total to 39 Nationwide
2.  Fencing Operation Busted in San Antonio - $30,000 in cash and tens of thousands of dollars' worth of stolen property recovered
3.  ORC Trio busted stealing TV's from Walmart to support heroin addiction in Mahoning Township, PA
4.  Heroin is driving ORC in Reno, NV. & Heroin is making a comeback
5.  Six people busted for using fraudulent credit cards at Target stores in South Charleston, W.Va. - Suspects arrested multiple times since Jan.
6.  U.S. Secret Service Joins Investigation In Multistate Credit Card Fraud In Kanawha County, WV; 6 arrested hitting Target stores
7.  Jurors find Akron, OH man Guilty of Stealing more than $1 Million in Food Stamp Scam
8.  Thieves hit Walmart in Columbia and Baker Counties for $46,000 in cellphones
9.  Lawton, TX Woman Charged with $30,000 Credit Card Abuse at Academy Sports and Harbor Freight
10. Multi-State crime spree ends at Sapulpa Walmart: suspected in 27 C-Store robberies

May 20, 2015
1.  List of 34 Organized Retail Crime Associations throughout the U.S.
2.  Westchester Co, NY $450,000 Identity Thieves Re-Arrested in Orange County on Additional Charges
3.  2 arrested on identity theft, credit card fraud warrants out of Stamford, CT
4.  Two Phoenix men were arrested May 15 on suspicion of trafficking in stolen property, organized retail theft and shoplifting at a Target, according to a police report
5.  Shoplifting team hits Stop & Shop in Norwalk, CT; claiming bad App
6.  Three wanted in retail theft in Silver Spring Twp, PA

May 19, 2015
1.  Fencing Operation: Convenience store manager confesses - food stamp fraud scheme & turning baby formula into cash - year-long investigation
2.  $9,000 Murfreesboro Theft from Amazon hits Ebay
3.  One arrested, two wanted for $30,000 Shoplifting in Winchester, VA
4.  $11,000 worth of Victoria's Secret underwear stolen from The Shoppes at River Crossing, Macon, GA
5.  Career criminal busted in elaborate theft of DVD players in Decatur, IL
6.  CVS Robbery suspect in Lexington Co. SC caught selling stolen painkillers
7.  Holmes Beach, FL man busted at The Home Depot in refund scam
8.  Bryan, TX Police, with the help of a confidential informant, seized a U-Haul van stacked with $19,000 dollars of tires and wheels stolen from a new car dealer in Hallettsville
9.  Retail fraud suspect wanted by several agencies arrested in Kentwood, MI
10. Brockville, On CN Walmart shoplifters attempted to flee with $700 in merchandise

May 18, 2015
1.  Dozens rounded up as suspects in Berks County, PA crime ring; 28 of 38 suspects sought are in custody
2.  7 charged in New Jersey credit card fraud, $500,000 identity theft ring
3.  Humble, TX Police Officer says she caught Academy theft suspects in the act
4.  Two Charged in Connection with Busch Gardens Shoplifting
5.  Trio charged with shoplifting at Denver Wal-Mart
6.  Man sells plants stolen from store, blames Girlfriend's Mother
7.  UK: Romanian shoplifter jailed after stealing $1,000 of chewing gum from Cambridge Asda
8.  $10,000 in hair extensions stolen in Barrie, ON, CN

May 15, 2015
1.  Two Men Plead Guilty in Manhattan Federal Court in Connection with Violent Daytime Robberies of Jewelry and Watch Stores Across Four States
2.  Phoenix Police arrest 4 stealing $72,000 of Merchandise per Year to support drug habits
3.  9 Minnesota Men Indicted In $3.8M Stolen Cell Phone Ring
4.  Lebanon, PA Judge sends Career Criminal/ Wal-Mart shoplifter to prison
5.  Chinese thieves get five years for $517,000 Monaco ring scam
6.  New York Retailers and Law Enforcement Professionals Address Statewide Organized Retail Crime Challenge

May 14, 2015
1.  Counterfeit credit card cigarette smugglers & fraudsters indicted by DOJ in North Carolina
2.  Thieves steal phones from AT&T stores in Indianapolis, then apologize
3.  Man walks off with 22 pairs of shorts from Palm Beach Gardens store
4.  Two charged with credit card fraud over $4,000 at Wallingford, CT Wal-Mart
5.  UK: John Lewis Employee admits to $17,000 of Apple product theft from store in Cambridge

May 13, 2015
1.  Shoplifting gangs operating on 'industrial scale' - It's a worldwide problem
2.  Crime Stoppers: Thieves hit 9 Target stores in Alabama and California
3.  Two more Georgia men plead guilty in Boise, ID credit card fraud case
4.  UK: London luxury smash-and-grab raid teenage gang jailed
5.  Walmart Serial Shoplifter defeats Cable Alarm with a Can of Paint
6.  Michigan Couple stole thousands in bottle return scheme
7.  H-E-B apprehends man stealing brisket in multiple Texas stores

May 12, 2015
1.  San Antonio, TX Cellphone wholesaler targeted 2 times in 3 days, loss of nearly $100,000
2.  Houston, TX Galleria Theft ring targeting shoppers busted
3.  Plea deal for Buffalo, NY man in $68,000 burglary at Universal Wireless
4.  Ohio trucker pleads guilty in W.Va. to stealing Cabela's merchandise  

May 11, 2015
1.  Fencing Operation: Two Tucson bars busted for selling stolen liquor
2.  2 charged in connection with almost $10,000 loss at Wal-Mart in Johnson City, TN
3.  San Antonio, TX Police bust fake ID, Credit card ring
4.  Nearly $4K Worth of Polo Shirts Stolen From Northbrook, IL Store
5.  Hadley, MA Police arrest 2 for stealing $1,500 in fishing poles, life jackets, clothing from Walmart
6.  UK: West End 'matriarch' Denise Davison and her gang jailed for slick shoplifting scam

May 8, 2015
1.  Former Snap-on employee accused of Million Dollar Theft
2.  Yakima, WA Thieves smash into Country Farm & Garden
3.  Insurance Broker Pleads Guilty in Phony $3.7M Cargo Insurance Scam
4.  Fond du Lac, WI Serial Thief Nabbed for Price Swapping; assaults store employee
5.  Three arrested in Jackson County, AL for two county shoplifting spree
6.  $1,500 of Designer Sunglasses stolen in Albany, GA

May 7, 2015
1.  Judge orders 'stay away from Walgreens'; Marshfield, MA man's $10K phony receipt scheme ends
2.  Suspects try to get money back for stolen merchandise from The Home Depot in Las Vegas
3.  Suspect denies involvement in Walmart scam, says 'everyone has a twin'
4.  Wayne, NJ Police seeking shoplifting family that hit JC Penney for over $1,300 at Wayne Towne Center
5.  2 plead guilty in central Kentucky bourbon theft ring
6.  Couple charged in Michael Kors handbag thefts from Marshall's in San Antonio
7.  Victoria's Secret store in Richmond Hts, OH hit for $700 in merchandise
8.  Man arrested after trying to steal $500 worth of perfume from Wal-Mart in Benton, AR

May 6, 2015
1.  Toledo Man Sentenced to 27 Years in Prison for Operating a $2.3M Semi Truck Chop Shop & Stolen Cargo scheme; Eight Others Also Sent to Prison
2.  $271K worth of king crab legs stolen in Polk County, FL, 3 sought
3.  North Miami Beach Police arrest 4 Young thieves stealing $5K in Hair Extensions
4.  3 Dozen Weapons stolen from Florida Pawn shop
5.  Philadelphia Police release Video of a Pharmaceutical Delivery van theft at Rite Aid
6.  Two Women stole more than $1,000 in liquor from Coralville, Iowa Hy-Vee

May 5, 2015
1.  GPS technology helps police bust Credit Card Skimming Gangs - 139 arrests and counting for Redlands, CA Police Dept.
2.  Maywood & Edgewater, NJ Police get help from West Coast colleagues nabbing 2 in ORC ring
3.  Three men are facing multiple felony charges after police say they cracked a pharmacy burglary ring in our area
4.  Trio accused of stealing more than $12,000 of meat from Distribution Center in Selma, AL
5.  Shoplifter ditches baby stroller and flees from Kohl's in Howland, OH
6.  Jackson, TN man charged with having tool to remove store security tags
7.  Two women busted at a Mahoning, PA Walmart to get cash for heroin
8.  2015 Southwest Region Training Conference, "Real Crime - Real Solutions" - CALL FOR VENDORS!

May 4, 2015
1.  Fencing Operation Update: Four more former employees arrested in Lebanon pawn shop fencing operation Friday - JT's Buy & Sell pawn shop
2.  Fencing Operation Update: Lebanon pawn shop owner also faces new charge - running illegal pawn shop - $90,000 recovered
3.  Three member California skimming gang busted using cloned credit cards at Fred Meyer in Vancouver, WA
4.  Five suspects in counterfeit credit card ring arrested in El Dorado County, Calif. - Hundreds of stolen credit card numbers found
5.  Skimming gang operating in Kent County, West Mi., buying merchandise in stores
6.  Father-son ORC duo arrested for ORC in Beaverton, OR. hitting stores in multiple states over eight week period for $72,000
7.  2 gang members charged with robbing Abercrombie & Fitch in Rolling Hills Estates
8.  Sheboygan Co, WI Police nab The Baby Formula Bandit
9.  Man Tells Tulsa, OK Police 'Just Take Me Jail' After Stopped For Shoplifting
10. Man and woman wanted in $1,500 retail theft in Silver Spring Township, PA
11. Man wanted in retail theft of large amount of baby formula from Walmart store in Lower Allen Township, PA

May 1, 2015
1.  California state wide fraud ring of three - two arrested for tens of thousands - Ongoing investigation
2.  ORC male stealing breast pumps from Target stores across Los Angeles County - assaulted LP officer in Palmdale
3.  Third suspect arrested in Memphis $12,000 clothing store robbery
4.  Scranton, PA men charged with robbing Steamtown Mall Foot Action store
5.   Second time is charmed for trio accused of theft at Walmart in Hickory, NC  

April 30, 2015
1.  Utah Organized Retail Crime Conference yesterday
2.  Asian Fraud Gang - Casper, WY stores being targeted with fraudulent credit cards buying gift cards - Asian males and Asian male & female
3.  Three men ORC ring buying iPads, Xboxes & gift cards with fake cards in Louisiana - Multi-state ring? - Selling them in Florida
4.  Female fraudster hits Home Depots across the GTA (Greater Toronto Area) gets busted over $100,000
5.   Wilkes-Barre, PA., Victoria's Secret getting hit by two females - bra bandits - four times $7,800
6.  Two men being sought - stealing $1,700 in merchandise & attacking Abercrombie employee who tried to stop them in Pleasanton - Stoneridge Mall
7.  Six indicted in Albuquerque, NM Pharmacy crime wave; hitting Smith's, CVS and Walgreens
8.  Chicago woman arrested, charged with stealing nine iPhones
9.  Bristol, CT man charged with stealing from Norwalk Home Depot
10. 2 Prescott Valley, AZ men facing charges of Organized Retail Theft and Felony Eluding
11. Trio robs Gander Mountain in Fayetteville; Store Manager assaulted
12. Osage Beach, MO Police seek Serial Shoplifters hitting Walmart and Target
13. Wilkes-Barre, PA Police seeking Crest White Stripes thief hitting Kmart

April 29, 2015
1.  Update - Shoplifting ring of 21 targeted Lowe's stores in 5 Western Pa. counties
2.  West African gang 'Yahoo Boys' member, 3rd of 21 members, pleads guilty in federal court - work-at-home scheme costing millions
3.  Michigan man - part of traveling credit card fraud gang - sentenced to two-and-a-half yrs in federal prison for Boise retail fraud crimes
4.  Sheriff's Office busts coupon theft ring in Greenville, S.C.
5.  Queensbury, NY Walmart Loss Prevention apprehends 2 women pushing out $1,000 in merchandise
6.  Two Lusby Women Arrested for Shoplifting at Kohl's
7.  Poppy seeds target of shoplifter in Brandon, MS; Investigators say man used poppy seeds to make form of morphine
8.  Long Beach Bookstore Owner Sentenced in Textbook Theft Ring
9.  Serial shoplifter face years in prison

April 28, 2015
1.  Muskegon County District Circuit Judge sentences ORC habitual offender
2.  Aiken, S.C. 4-20 - ORC couple busted in stolen car after hitting Dillard's at Aiken Mall - repeat offenders
3.  Aiken, S.C. 4-23 - police arrest 6 for hitting same Dillard's mentioned above for several Michael Kors purses
4.  Two women sentenced for fraud - Part of fraud ring - opening retail accounts with fake California drivers licenses in Idaho- over $40k loss
5.  Cree employees accused of stealing, selling $90K worth of products
6.  Fencing Operation: Cook Co, IL State's Attorney's Regional Organized Crime Task Force and the River Forest Police bust ORC Ring
7.  Text message dooms shoplifting suspect
8.  "75 of the pizzas have been recovered." Men try to sell stolen food to Police
9.  Tampa shoplifting suspect wore 'Won't Be Caught' shirt

April 27, 2015
1.  Clarkesville man charged with stealing nearly $1 million in products from Distribution Center in Jefferson Co, GA
2.  Macy's Robbery at Tuttle Mall, Columbus, Ohio caught on tape
3.  'Tampa Bay's ORC Rings' Keeping Detectives Busy
4.  Biloxi, MS Man caught concealing over $1000 of merchandise at Belk
5.  Kentucky Woman indicted on Criminal Syndicate Charge/Organized Retail Theft
6.  Philadelphia man pleads guilty to Crashing into a Police Car during ORC theft at Home Depot

April 24, 2015
1.  Santa Fe ORC gang of 5 busted hitting Target stores

2.  ORC Waterford, MI., family - father, mother & son - sentenced for ORC for hitting Walmart & Meijer stores
3.  Grab-And-Run Shoplifting Crew Busted in Oakland, CA.
4.  Philly man admits hitting PA State Police patrol car while fleeing police from The Home Depot
5.  Pennsylvania man sentenced to 30 months in for Target Burglary
6.  Woman Charged with Stealing $1500+ Worth of Baby Formula in Nashua, NH
7.  Nearly $700 worth of hygiene products stolen from Walgreens in Chicago
8.  Woman slips more than $1,100 worth of Radio Shack merchandise under dress

April 23, 2015
1.  'East Coast Fraud Ring' member & accomplice busted hitting Zumiez store in Providence Place mall, RI - outstanding warrants in 5 states

2.  Indictment Charges Trio In Counterfeit Credit Card Operation in Philadelphia
3.  Tampa Man Pleads Guilty To Credit Card Fraud And Identity Theft Charges - gas station skimming gang
4.  $26,000 in Cell Phones stolen during Armed Robbery from AT&T in Toccoa, CA
5.  2 Arrested in $1,500 Wal-Mart Shoplifting Spree in Twin Falls, ID
6.  More bras reported stolen from Victoria's Secret in Wilkes-Barre, PA
7.  Update: Peoria, AZ Lego thief to stand trial on May 6
8.  Man Accused of Stealing Approx. $400 Worth of Lego Sets in South Burlington, Vt.

April 22, 2015
1.  Nine arrested - Rogue distillery workers at Buffalo Trace and Wild Turkey distilleries stole tens of thousands of dollars worth various whiskey's since 2008 or 2009 - $100,000 recovered in booze alone in Frankfort, KY

2.  Deputies probe organized baby formula theft ring in Clackamas County, Ore. - Recoveries filled to cargo vans
3.  Two men, members of ORC gang, plead guilty to ORC in Livingston County - hitting Walmart & Kohl's stores for returning stolen merch.
4.  Sisters used foil-lined shopping bag to steal $1,800 in clothes from mall - repeat offenders - selling loot on Facebook
5.  Nike Theft Ring Ends as Defendants Plead Guilty to Stealing Over $680,000 in Sneakers
6.  Vehicle used in Lowe's ORC Thefts may be Seized by Alton Police Department
7.  High-end Glasses thief sought in Daytona Beach, FL; part of ORC ring
8.  Two Shoplifters hit Apple store in King of Prussia
9.  Warrant issued for CVS serial electronic toothbrush thief

April 21, 2015
1.  Fencing Operation busted in Chicago - $40k worth of stolen baby formula, razor blades, over the counter meds - Walgreens Jerry Biggs on video

2.  California Shoplifting Crew Continuing to Steal High End Sunglasses From Lenscrafters stores in Fayette County, GA
3.  Police seek information on 2 shoplifters possibly involved in organized retail crime hitting Belk in Johnson City
4.  Police bust organized oxycodone drug ring that forged 186 prescriptions, obtained 25,000 pills - valued at $625,000 in Richmond, VA
5.  Fencing Operation: Organized Retail Gift Card Theft Ring busted in Marion County, FL
6.  Suspects steal 39 iPads from Paulding County, Ga., Walmart - Again - Crew working metro Atlanta
7.  Phoenix Police search for 8 Suspects in Saks Fifth Avenue Handbag Heist
8.  RI woman accused of stealing cart full of baby formula from Buy Buy Baby in Nashua, NH
9.  Yonkers, NY man arrested for stealing $746 in purses from Macy's in the Palisades Mall

April 20, 2015
1.  Oneida County, N.Y.'s 2013 law is helping ID ORC

2.  Californian pleads guilty to fraudulent purchases of $114,191 in luxury watches in cross-country scam - actually did $1M to $2M
3.  20 Arrested In $83,818.72 - Lowe's Retail Theft/Return Scheme in Western PA
4.  Kingsbury, NY man sentenced to 6 years for thefts from Walmart; merchandise seized in a trailer and storage unit
5.  Sixteen packages of Crest White Strips worth $859.85 stolen, individual arrested for organized retail theft in Mansfield, TX

April 17, 2015
1.  Update - Fencing Operation - Court papers show extent of Overland Park's largest ORC bust of female - over $100,000 recovered

2.  Credit card fraudster who hit Safeway stores up and down North Coast for over $130,000 gets 9 years in prison
3.  Court backs Felony Lane Gang leader's federal prison term for $1M multi-state crime spree
4.  Brooklyn, NY Woman on trial in $3,000 theft from Saratoga Saddlery; tied to $59,000 in other thefts
5.  Two males with booster bags, magnet, and hook for removing sensors, hit King of Prussia Victoria's Secret for $5,885 worth of merchandise
6.  UPDATE: Sisters Arrested in multi-state Baby Formula Shoplifting Case in Barboursville, W.Va., Walmart - LP Officer taken to emergency room
7.  Allendale couple charged in 15 shopliftings, mostly booze, worth $3,345
8.  Two West Virginia women arrested for theft from 4 stores in Huntington Mall
9.  Four Detroit women busted in $820 theft at Meijer in Allen Park, MI
10. Charleston, WV man busted stealing $580 worth of Coach handbags from Huntington Mall Macy's - had 12 outstanding shoplifting warrants
11. Four males hitting Walmart stores for gaming systems in multiple jurisdictions in Hanover County, VA

April 16, 2015
1.  Manager Of Large-Scale $600,000 Counterfeit Credit Card Scheme Sentenced To 90 Months In Prison

2.  Court documents detail what led to Overland Park, KS woman's arrest in the theft of $100K worth of items
3.  Duo steals $15,000 worth of iPads from Newton County, GA Walmart
4.  Snellville, GA Police investigate $2,000 theft from CVS
5.  Crime Stoppers tips lead to 4 arrests in J C Penney Grab and Run in Omaha, NE
6.  New Orleans shoplifter hoped Police costume would aid in shoplifting scheme
7.  Kohl's Loss Prevention in Johnson City, TN nab shoplifter with $731 of merchandise
8.  Jewelers in Ireland relieved as Romanian Organized Crime gang suspects arrested

April 15, 2015
1.  Peoria man accused of stealing 76 car batteries from Wal-Mart

2.  Two Former Advanced Auto Parts Employees plead guilty in $200,000 theft of merchandise
3.  Home Depot Employee in Niagara Falls, NY accused of helping a friend to steal over $6000 worth of merchandise
4.  Sheriff says indictments could come next week in Pappy Van Winkle bourbon theft

April 14, 2015
1.  Macy's ORC teams with US Postal Inspectors to Apprehend USPS Employee for Theft of Stolen Online Orders

2.  Cargo Theft: Former Inland Empire, CA UPS Driver Sentenced for Stealing Gun Shipments
3.  Academy Sports Distribution Center violent robbery suspects arrested in Houston; Security Guard kidnapped and 70 guns were stolen
4.  COACH Store in the Johnson Creek Premium Outlets hit by trio
5.  Lenoir, NC woman faces shoplifting charges - again
6.  67 pieces of clothing stolen from Forever 21 Riverchase Galleria store leads to 2 arrests
7.  UK: "Professional" shoplifter who used foil-lined bag jailed for 12 months

April 13, 2015
1.  $140,000 in College Textbook stolen by R&L Carriers employees in NJ

2.  Investigator details $140K credit card scheme at Michigan Meijer stores
3.  Hobby Lobby thief charged with Organized Retail Theft in Lake Havasu, AZ
4.  KFC in Toledo, OH hit for $7,800 in chicken
5.  Four facing Federal Charges of credit card fraud at Tequesta, FL Publix
6.  Prescription Drug Ring Charged in San Juan, PR; Investigators say they were faking prescriptions for profit
7.  Australian Hells Angels member charged with $3,000 in credit card fraud offences

April 10, 2015
1.  One of Three Arrested in Connection to Organized Retail Theft from Ralphs Grocery Stores Due in Court; accused of theft of $1 Million in product

2.  "Billy The Kid" Arrested for running ORC gang in Wichita Falls, TX
3.  Thieves in Grandville, MI return $8,000 of stolen items to Cabela's for gift cards
4.  Man convicted of having addicts shoplift gets 14-month term
5.  Woman caught stealing 118 pairs of panties from Victoria's Secret in Rock Hill, SC

April 9, 2015
1.  Safeway baby formula thieves lead pd on high-speed chase in Pleasanton

2.  Shoplifting crews steal sunglasses worth $6,000 in F'ville
3.  Four Grand Rapids, MI men used stolen credit card numbers to buy Meijer gift cards, electronics
4.  Two busted for attempt to sell stolen XBox controllers from Corpus Christi Walmart
5.  Woman arrested for stealing $1,100 worth of lingerie from Victoria's Secret in Louisville, KY
6.  Hickory, NC Woman Charged with Habitual Shoplifting at JC Penney
7.  Madison, WI woman facing felony retail theft charge; $1800 of Macy's merchandise recovered

April 8, 2015
1.  Three Florida men - multi-state east coast forgery ring hits Target in Waynesboro, VA. - forged checks for prepaid debit cards - Target LP made the bust

2.  Tucson woman stealing Michael Kors handbags from multiple TJ Maxx stores
3.  Carlisle, PA Police Seek Thief Attempting to Steal Cart Full of DVD's from Walmart
4.  Two Utica, MI women turn themselves in for Over $2,000 theft for Target
5.  Homewood, IL Police arrest baby formula thief hitting Target
6.  3 women arrested hitting JC Penney for over $2,000 with another $1,300 of stolen merchandise in vehicle in Mt. Juliet, Tenn.
7.  Male - female couple steals 11 computers from Walmart in Conover, N.C. Friday - $3,400

April 7, 2015
1.  SAVE THE DATE: 5th Annual GRAORCA Retail Crime Conference Is Being Held On August 19th 2015!

2.  Iron Mountain, MI Walmart thief wants Out of Plea Deal; thousands in merchandise recovered from his home
3.  Tulsa, OK Police arrest 2 men hitting multiple Home Depot's in Credit Card Scheme
4.  ORC thief stealing $1,600 of electronics assaults Target LP in Marlton, NJ
5.  UK: Mother and her Two Daughters made $75,000 in family shoplifting racket; ordered to pay back just $1,500 each

April 6, 2015
1.  Overland Park, KS woman charged in $100K theft case

2.  Fencing Operation: Police said investigation shows link between Lebanon, PA pawn shop, drug users
3.  Hendersonville, TN Police investigate Serial shoplifter stealing TVs and Dyson vacuum
4.  Memphis Police Organized Crime Unit arrest 3 for trailer theft
5.  Alton Police charge man with 5 counts of Retail Theft from Kmart
6.  West Hartford, CT Police arrest Trio from New York Used Stolen Gift Cards at Best Buy
7.  Mount Laurel, PA couple steals $2,700 worth of baseball bats from Dick's Sporting Goods
8.  Four suspects arrested in Sparks, NV shoplifting case 

April 2, 2015
1.  Duo arrested in Tulsa, OK for using over 40 counterfeit credit cards; hitting Home Depots

2.  Forks Township, PA man charged after $6,000 scam over many months at Sam's Clubs
3.  Syracuse, NY Doctor arrested in $1,000 shoplifting spree; 10th arrest since 1990
4.  Bethel Park, PA Police arrest 3 for thefts at Wal-Mart
5.  Thefts by Organized Gangs rising 30% in Czech shops
6.  8 women plead guilty in $20M stolen ID Refund Fraud Ring

April 1, 2015
1.  Prosecutors Decline Theft Charges of $14,000 of Apple merchandise, Rex Chapman To Call Kentucky Game

2.  Texas men accused of theft at Mount Pleasant, WI Best Buy; busted at Menomonee Falls Best Buy
3.  Houston Police hold Press Conference on suspects wanted in Jewelry store Robberies
4.  Duo charged with over $2,000 theft from Walmart in Chippewa Twp., PA
5.  Duo charged with Victoria Secrets theft at Eastview Mall, Rochester, NY
6.  Nine juveniles accused of shoplifting from Academy Sports Rock Hill, SC
7.  Two men arrested stealing personal hygiene products from Stop & Shop in Meriden, CT

March 31, 2015
1.  Toronto, Ontario's ORC Case Update -  $1M seized Means Over $10 Million Probably Stolen? - Burlington Mall - Mapleview Centre - Markville Mall & several others hit by multi-million $$$ ORC Ring & Fencing Operation busted hitting the GTA this month

2.  White Plains, NY Police expose nationwide 'smash-&-grab' jewelry robbers
3.  Wayne, NJ Police nab three for shoplifting at Lord & Taylor and Foot Locker
4.  Male ORC duo hits Home Depot for 'numerous' power tools in Westchester County - suspect had outstanding warrants
5.  Elmhurst man hits Saks Fifth Ave. at Tanger Outlets for $2,079 - 17 pairs of sunglasses - had bolt cutters

March 30, 2015
1.  Costa Mesa, CA Audeze warehouse hit for $262,000 of high-end headphones

2.  Brampton, ON women charged in theft of $2,500 in merchandise from Real Canadian Superstore
3.  Three Romanian nationals arrested in Moberly, MO for stealing $1,000 of baby formula
4.  Port Authority PD nabs 'mule' for ID theft ring at George Washington Bridge after shopping sprees
5.  Centre Hall, PA woman accused of attempting to steal $700 worth of merchandise from Macy's

March 27, 2015
1.  Westmoreland Co, PA Women to stand trial in theft of $360,000 of drugs from Norwin Pharmacy

2.  Chesterfield, MO Police catch shoplifters using 'booster bags' to elude store security systems
3.  Two sought in rash of thefts from CVS stores in Berks Co, PA
4.  Suspects steal over $899 in razors from BJ's Hillsborough Co, FL

March 26, 2015
1.  Police seek one-armed man and other suspects in rash of expensive eye frame thefts in Summit County, OH

2.  Several taken into custody at Target in Madison, WI connected to ORC theft team
3.  Pueblo, CO Police seeking suspect in the theft of $3,500 in eyeglass frames
4.  Man arrested for theft of 38 T- Shirts from the Gap on NYC's Upper Westside
5.  Victoria's Secret hit by 4 women for $1,200 in merchandise at the Greenwood Mall, Bowling Green, KY 

March 25, 2015
1.  2014 ORC Cases By the Numbers - Reported in the Daily

2.  UK Female ORC gang busted with an "Aladdin's Cave" fencing operation all set up - $15k of merchandise recovered
3.  Cuban Gang of three arrested using counterfeit credit cards throughout Utah at Walmart stores - Part of larger group - Hitting other States
4.  C Store Fencing Operation: Lake County, OH Sheriff's Office busts 3 C-Stores selling stolen Big Box merchandise; tied to heroin trafficking
5.  ORC monthly meeting with Tucson Police pays off with a raid on a shoplifters house
6.  Oak Lawn, IL Police arrest man in Razor theft
7.  Four arrested for $1,100 Macy's shoplifting at Eastern Hills Mall, Amherst, NY

March 24, 2015
1.  York Regional (Greater Toronto Area) Police seize $1M in stolen clothing from Lululemon, Victoria's Secret, JCrew, BCBG - shutting down Organized theft ring & Fencing Operation

2.  Two women sentenced for using counterfeit checks to buy $500,000 of Gift Cards from Target
3.  Four arrested in $500,000 Building supply theft in Colleton Co, SC
4.  Fake Walmart receipt puts 3 in jail for attempted theft in Hanford, CA
5.  Fencing Operation: Lake Co, Ohio businesses raided after allegedly selling stolen goods, supporting heroin trade

March 23, 2015
1.  East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office arrest Best Buy thief for over $30,000 in merchandise

2.  Women arrested in $13,000 iPad theft scheme hitting Walmarts in Indiana and Ohio
3.  Women traveled to Gainesville, FL to steal from Wal-Mart
4.  $600 in Whitening Stripes stolen from CVS, $300 in Razors from Food Lion in Martinsville, VA

March 20, 2015
1.  Four Arrested for Retail Theft at Polk County Walmart

2.  Two Verizon employees in Roswell, NM. Arrested; faked robbery to steal $7,200 in cash and $7,500 in merchandise
3.  Kohl's Loss Prevention and Hermitage, TN Police arrest 2 ORC suspects with $2,100 in merchandise
4.  Cleveland man arrested for stealing $4,000 in Polo shirts from Great Lakes Mall; possible connection to Macy's $7,650 theft in University Hts, OH
5.  Hayward man arrested for stealing $1,200 worth of gaming consoles from Fry's in Palo Alto, CA
6.  Joplin, MO man arrested stealing 19 cases of Shotgun Shells form Walmart
7.  Twin Cities ORCA to hold first annual conference
in Minneapolis on Aug. 3-4, 2015

March 19, 2015
1.  Romanian gang member caught shoplifting twice after being in UK for just three days

2.  Former Nordstrom employee arrested in $143,000 credit fraud investigation at Mall of America - accomplice owns boutique store
3.  Fresno, CA Police Try To Keep Career Criminal Behind Bars; Prop 47 making it difficult
4.  Apopka, FL mother and son arrested in $100,000 toothbrush theft ring
5.  Louis Vuitton thief in Portland, OR claims she is 'addicted to stealing like someone is addicted to crack'
6.  ORC suspect being sought by Kingsport, TN Police in $2,500 theft from Belk
7.  Home Depot robbery suspect arrested in Danville, CA; injured a Loss Prevention agent
8.  Three charged in $300 baby formula theft from Walgreens in Glen Carbon, IL

March 18, 2015
1.  ORC male-female couple hitting 'several' St. Charles, ILL., Target stores stealing electronics busted - pawning stolen merchandise

2.  Four female ORC gang hits JC Penney in Strongsville, Oh., for 120 pieces of baby clothing - threatens to run down LP
3.  ORC trio hit two Walmart's in same day for Nintendo game systems in Myrtle Beach
4.  Two charged with theft of $1,800 in merchandise from a Carbon Co, PA Walmart
5.  Victoria's Secret in Augusta Mall, Augusta GA hit with a $1,300 underwear theft
6.  Hillsborough Co, FL Deputies release photos of Wal-mart shoplifting suspects
7.  Macy's in University Hts, OH hit for $7,600 in Polo merchandise
8.  ORC male duo hitting Hazle Township Walmart for vacuum cleaners on two occasions

March 17, 2015
1.  Glendale, CA Store Owner Says Theft Of $200,000 In Luxury Eyewear Took Suspects Mere Minutes

2.  Amherst, NH Police seeking identity of a woman believed to be part of an ORC Ring stealing 13 iPads from Walmart
3.  Kingsbury, NY sentenced to 3 years; Police seized tens-of-thousands in merchandise from storage unit
4.  Two arrested at Target in Levittown, NY stealing $3,500 in teeth-whitening strips
5.  Man accused of stealing more than $2,000 in merchandise from Margate, NJ CVS
6.  Two Milwaukee women arrested for theft of $1,300 of merchandise from Kohl's 

March 16, 2015
1.  Fencing Operation: 10 people arrested - Owners, Employees of 3 Pawn Shops Involved in Theft, 'Fencing' Ring - Home Depot & Lowe's Investigations credited by Police in Connecticut

2.  Fencing Operation: Cell Phone fencing operator busted in Sting Operation in Orlando, FL
3.  Peabody, MA Police arrest 3 in alleged shoplifting ring; seizing over $100,000 in merchandise
4.  33 arrested in Marion Co, FL retail theft bust
5.  Kentucky couple indicted on Heroin trafficking charges; responsible for up to $7,500 in baby formula theft from Kroger
6.  Houston Police seeks men who stole over $5,000 worth of items from Galleria store
7.  Bangor, PA man steals $2,700 from Wal-Mart during four separate thefts
8.  Westlake, OH Police seeking identity of a Baby Formula thief hitting multiple times at CVS

March 13, 2015
1.  Male career criminal - suitcase stuffer busted hitting Macy's downtown Seattle, Ballard Fred Meyer and Shoreline Sears

2.  Belk's Loss Prevention in Dothan, AL nab $2,700 shoplifter - identity thief
3.  4 Michigan ORC thieves arrested in multi-city Television thefts
4.  Home Depot employee in Austin, TX charged with stealing nearly $10K of merchandise
5.  Rite Aid and Bellingham, WA Police working together to stop refund fraud

March 12, 2015
1.  Leader of Counterfeit Credit Card Ring of Five - Sentenced To 9 Years In Prison for $126K fraud in MD.

2.  Identity Theft ring - two suspects arrested - 'netted thousands of dollars in stolen merchandise' in New Brunswick, N.J.
3.  ORC couple - female busted - male escaped after assaulting Home Depot LP in Pleasanton
4.  ORC female & employee of Amy's Country Candles busted selling $5,600 of merchandise online from second job in Kenner, La.
5.  ORC Allentown male duo hit Moravian bookstore for 9 calculators for $1,664 to support heroin addiction
6.  3 Men stole $15,000 of Text Books from Follett Bookstore at Saint Cloud University
7.  Johnson City, MO Police arrest 2 teens stealing $610 in merchandise from JC Penney
8.  Aldi Distribution Center employee in Faribault, MN charged in theft of 94 cases of shrimp valued at $15k
9.  3 Deliverymen indicted for stealing $8,700 from Navel Exchange
10. Man loads 27 cases of beer in shopping cart at Walmart in North Lauderdale busted

March 11, 2015
1.  Update on the Awwad Criminal Gang - Toledo's ORC gang selling electronics stolen in Toledo sold in Michigan and the Middle East

2.  11 suspects charged with $742,000 fraud using counterfeit credit cards at Sam's Club in Detroit
3.   ORC female gang member who had Walmart register keys hitting stores across the country arrested in Palm Beach, FL.
4.  Central figure in murder-for-hire plot arrested for organized retail crime in Co.
5.  Four ORC males steal over $15K in sunglasses from Sunglass Hut in Pier Park, Panama City - Statewide operation - Similar burglaries seen across Florida
6.  Two women arrested for using counterfeit credit cards at West Palm Beach mall
7.  Two women who led Denver-area fraud ring targeting banks, businesses indicted

March 10, 2015
1.  The 'Awwad Criminal Enterprise' - The Middle East Connection to ORC - Twenty-six indicted in stolen equipment & fencing ring in Toledo, OH

2.  Russian citizen Alexey Svetlichny pleads guilty in Fed. court to $400K online fraud stealing consumer goods and stored value cards - using stolen credit & debit cards - faces 20 yrs
3.  ORC male busted hitting JC Penney at International Mall for $2,500 in jeans - operating since 2013
4.  Calgary, Canada couple busted for $8K Toys R Us theft at Crosslron Mall this past December - hit other Calgary Mall as well
5.  Macy's employee stole $93K in jewelry from Charlotte store over course of a year, pawned items for cash
6.  ORC male hits Bloomingdales for 11 Burberry coats March 3rd in Upper Merion, PA
7.  ORC couple (male-female) hit Sephora at Palisades Center Mall in West Nyack for $2,500 worth of merchandise Saturday
8.  Flemington, PA AT&T Store burglary nets $100,000-plus in smartphones, authorities say
9.  High-end hair extensions stolen during smash-and-grab at Houston beauty supply

March 9, 2015
1.  Former Amazon employee stole over $18K from 315 customer gift cards, thought thefts were untraceable

2.  Chicago thieves swipe $67K worth of goods during 'major burglary'
3.  Pair pilfer $9,000 worth of women's undergarments from J.C. Penney in Wyoming
4.  Amityville, NY woman and nephew charged in 'fraudulent return' scheme
5.  Baby formula thief arrested after fleeing Walmart in Stafford Twp., NJ
6.  Three Chicago women caught with over 100 counterfeit credit cards, making fraudulent purchases at area stores
7.  Thailand - Police arrest three in Russian ATM skimming gang, still hunting for leader

March 6, 2015
1.  Pair of Ohio Brothers Arrested in $2.7 Million Money Laundering Scheme

2.  Robbers take more than $1M in watches from Charleston jewelry store
3.  Fencing Operation: Operation "Not So Lucky" nabs 5 suspects in Polk County
4.  Members of Female-Dominated Denver ID Theft Ring Busted
5.  Man charged in 11 armed robberies in Bensalem, NE Philly
6.  Robbers Steal $25,000 worth of high-end Bikes From Denver Shop
7.  Madison, WI Barnes & Noble store employee tails theft suspects to resale store
8.  Man swipes 12 cases of baby formula in Georgetown, Ontario

March 5, 2015
1.  Secret Service task force raids central Ohio businesses - $2M in skimming, tax fraud, identity theft

2.  New York Jewelry Store Owner Pleaded Guilty for Purchasing and Reselling Jewelry Stolen in Armed Robberies
3.  NY man charged with fraud in Mansfield - suspected of being part of larger fraud ring
4.  Pleasant Prairie, WI man charged in two dozen retail thefts across three states
5.  Man pleads guilty for role in tri-state area multi-million dollar theft ring
6.  Burglars take more than $100,000 in designer glasses from Lakeland Sunglass Hut
7.  Two men arrested on organized retail theft charges in Overton, TX
8.  Man steals $500 of vodka from Mount Prospect, IL Jewel-Osco Food Store
9.  UTORCA Impact ORC Conference and Workshop

March 4, 2015
Chicago police arrest several in alleged $2M smash-and-grab burglary ring
2.  Martinsville, VA Police take aim at Regional Theft Ring targeting grocery stores and pharmacies
3.  Couple and daughter accused of theft scheme at Batavia, NY Target
4.  Boston woman sentenced to 54 months in prison for multi-state credit card fraud scheme - Bought gift cards and high-value merchandise in stores
5.  Deputies search for 2 female suspects related to Estero, FL Apple Store theft
6.  Volusia County Sheriff's Office Honors Law Enforcement Investigator for Busting Florida ORC Crime Ring
7.  Muskegon Hts., Mich. woman sentenced to 18 months for organized retail crime
8.  Traffic stop leads to arrests of 3 Bronx men with fake credit cards

March 3, 2015
 13 arrested, nearly $1M in counterfeit goods confiscated at Lexington County, SC flea market
2.  Three arrested in scheme to pawn tools stolen from Home Depot in Flagstaff, AZ
3.  76-year-old sentenced to 8 years in connection to $1.5M Indiana theft ring
4.  Serial Shoplifting duo busted in South Euclid, OH - more than 100 arrests between them
5.   Erie Police Looking To ID Suspects In Credit Card Fraud Cases

March 2, 2015
 Cuban Gangs Dominating the news - Cuban ORC gang busted hitting Sam's Club for $71k - re-encoding credit cards in 6 states - Busted in Kentucky
2.  Tucson PD bust ORC couple who had been targeting stores for months - hitting Macy's, Dillard's and Walmart
3.  Best Buy ORC duo - male suspect pleads guilty to criminal enterprise - two counts of ORC - $50k to $100k thefts
4.  Colorado Springs Man Arrested for 8 thefts and multiple assaults on Loss Prevention Agents
5.   Three male teenagers charged with ORC after hitting Woodlands Macy's for $400

February 27, 2015
 US Attorney Barbara McQuade announces indictments in string of Jewelry store Smash and Grab Robberies across the country
2.  JEWELERS ALERT - FBI Press Release Warning about Increase in Smash and Grabs
3.  Police Sergeant - box stuffer - busted for $1,500 electronics felony theft at Walmart with demagnetizing tool - wanted in multiple states
4.  ORC male duo - 1 sent to prison for 2 to 8 years after 8 counts of retail theft - Other suspect awaiting sentencing in Lebanon, PA
5.  Over $20,000 in Designer Eyeglasses Recovered in Victorville, CA
6.  Victoria's Secret store in the Wyoming Valley Mall, Wilkes-Barre, PA hit Again for nearly $2000 in bras

February 26, 2015
 6 gang members arrested after SWAT standoff in Albuquerque; ties to Armed Robberies and Shoplifting
2.  Fencing Ring Tied To Thousands Of Dollars Of Stolen Merchandise Busted
3.  Huntsville, TX Police arrest 2 connected to Organized Theft Ring hitting Academy, Target, and Marshalls
4.  Michael Kors merchandise targeted at Marshall's and TJ Maxx in Linden, NJ
5.  Kohl's Coat thieves in Hatfield, Co, PA lead Police on 2 city chase
6.  UK: Estee Lauder employee stealing 50 items a day; 'stealing to order'
7.  Fencing Operation: Passaic Co, NJ Sheriff's Office seizes Counterfeit merchandise; selling $400k to $500k in stolen merchandise

February 25, 2015
 Two men fencing operation & Rite Aid warehouse worker that stole $50,000 of merchandise headed to trial in Philadelphia
2.  ORC male duo arrested & charged with organized retail theft in Greensboro, N.C. - Selling stolen goods to fencing operation
3.  Retailer's Alert: Theft ring hits area Walmarts in Athens, TN - "Two men part of a larger group"
4.  ORC male - meat thief hitting Kroger and others for three years in Columbus, OH
5.  Texas Chicano Brotherhood gangsters charged with stealing laundry detergent from Family Dollar
6.  Tips lead U.S. Marshalls to 7th West Michigan's Most Wanted Capture
7.  'Trash Bag Gang' sentenced in connection with drug store burglary in Jackson, MS
8.  Watchung, NJ Police investigating a $2,600 theft from Bed Bath and Beyond
9.  Two men hit Stop & Shop working together to steal DVD's busted in Watchung
10. ORC Pomona male facing 4 years in prison for hitting Lord and Taylor stealing $1,838 of Michael Kors handbags - repeat offender
11. ORC couple arrested for $1,500 theft after hitting Walmart store multiple times in Washington City, NV
12. Three arrested in local credit card fraud ring in Lubbock, TX., purchasing gift cards
13. Six member ORC ring busted for string of thefts in Austin at The Domain and Barton Creek Mall

February 24, 2015
 Mother & daughter ORC Duo to stand trial who stole over $120,000 in Green Bay
2.  Retailer's Alert: Police hunt for ORC male suspect hitting Walmart store multiple times in Marble Falls, TX
3.  Cincinnati Police arrest man connected to Stolen LensCrafters' merchandise
4.  St. Charles, IL smoke shop robbers attempted to sell $4,000 of pipes on Facebook
5.  Three Men Charged in Walmart Theft Conspiracy in Warren Co, VA
6.  Lockport, NY Thief arrested Switching Tags on Walmart Merchandise
7.  Cops bust ORC male duo who had been stealing cases of Red Bull from Gordon Food Service in Utica, N.Y. multiple times

February 23, 2015
 Brooklyn, NY man arrested using stolen credit cards to purchase $30,000 of merchandise at Home Depot stores
2.  Family Dollar in St Louis hit by Tide thieves
3.  Police in Ohio bust pair in multi-state fraud ring; over $4,500 in merchandise from Menards
4.  Two Cuban Nationals arrested for Identity Theft at Sam's Club in Bowling Green, KY
5.  Walgreens in Highland, CA arrests Serial Shoplifter with distinctive facial tattoo
6.  Tulsa Tire Shop owner conspired to steal $75,000 worth of wheels and tires
7.  Three men indicted in $5,000 theft from Walmart in Cumming, NC

February 20, 2015
 Fencing Operation: Norwood, OH., police bust 3 in suspected fencing operations at local businesses - Kroger's ORC Team & Wal-Mart's Global Investigations Team
2.  St Augustine Premium Outlets - a hotspot for ORC
3.  Organized theft ring targets Countryside Mall
4.  Florida man arrested in cloned credit card scheme with $20k in gift cards in St. Charles, MO
5.  ORC male stealing Dyson's, TV's, and other easy re-sell merchandise busted hitting Kohl's - habitual offender in North Kingstown, R.I.
6.  $5,400 of Nicorette gum, razors, Zegerid and Prilosec the target of an ORC thief at Walmart in Birmingham, AL
7.  The Buckle in Carriage Crossing, Collierville, TN Smash and Grab burglary for over $13,000 in cash and merchandise
8.  New York woman extradited to Connecticut on credit card fraud charges dating to 2009
9.  Women steal over $1K of liquor from Walmart in Slidell, LA; lead police on car chase
10. Alabama woman due in court, connected to 10 Southern California jewelry thefts totaling $47,600
11. Save the Date!  New York Organized Crime Conference

February 19, 2015
 Lego Bust in Coconut Creek FL; Running Makeshift Stockroom out of Garage
2.  Four arrested in crime ring that cost Home Depot $21,000
3.  "Stand-In-A-Wall" gang Distract Cashier, Steal Money From Store Cash Registers in Mission Hills, CA
4.  One arrested in T.J. Maxx and Doctors on Sight theft in Prince Fredrick, MD
5.  Waunakee, WI men charged with stealing, selling more than $22,000 in phones
6.  $4K in bras stolen from Victoria's Secret in the Wyoming Valley Mall, Wilkes-Barre, PA
7.  Video shows woman stealing $600 in goods from Kohl's in New Hartford, NY
8.  Nacogdoches, TX, police bust male after $2,000 of fraudulent refunds and $600 shoplifting of clothes from Beall's
9.  Man steals $5K worth of iPads from Guelph, Ontario, Target
10. Two men grab 26 bottles of cologne $1,916 - from a 'store' in Boca Raton, West Glades Road
11. Hamden Police: New Haven man facing robbery charge, 6 outstanding warrants

February 18, 2015
 ORC Cases over $500,000 represent 90%+ of the $$$ where case dollars are reported - but only 6.5% to 8.8% of # of cases
2.  Fencing Operation: Northern New Jersey Fence sentenced to three years prison - selling 1,400 stolen appliances on eBay and Amazon
3.  Kentucky State Police recover $360,000 of Baby Formula during random Vehicle Inspection
4.  Three sister ORC ring hitting Walmart stores for baby formula in Greater Toronto Area (GTA)
5.  More than $10,000 of furniture stolen from Sioux Falls store
6.  ORC male duo busted hitting Walmart in Riverdale, New Jersey for $3,000 in merchandise
7.  Utah ORC Association Hosting 'Anti-Counterfeiting' Training Event for Law Enforcement on March 4th
8.  Man books Genius Bar Apple Appointment, Swipes 6 phones
9.  North Coventry, PA Police apprehend Boscov's suspect in two-county car chase
10. Chillicothe, OH Police Seek Identity of Wal-Mart Theft Suspect
11. Multiple suspects sought in Gander Mountain thefts in Lubbock, TX

February 17, 2015
 Arlington Hts, IL Police arrest four in suspected shoplifting ring that stole $20,000+ in merchandise
2.  "Big ring" in Charlotte - one member busted stealing $200 of neck ties from Kohl's over weekend
3.  Man steals over $30,000 worth of sunglasses from Sunglass Hut in St Clair Square Mall, Fairview Hts, IL
4.  Group makes off with $8,000 in Ralph Lauren clothing from Tanger Outlets in Fort Myers
5.  'Bubbly bandit' arrested in Santa Cruz, CA champagne theft
6.  ORC couple busted stealing 15 bottles of perfume from Sephora in Houston

February 16, 2015
 ORC inmate killed in prison by fellow inmate in Phoenix
2.  Extra time on sentence appropriate for serial ORC thief
3.  .Shoplifting female suspect steals $10,000 worth of underwear in Atlanta from Victoria's Secret
4.  Walmart theft suspects captured by Tucson, AZ Police
5.  Promenade, Santa Monica, CA theft suspect hides $1,100 of Sephora merchandise in handbag

February 13, 2015
 Riverside Police Department Partner with Ralphs Grocery Company to Combat Organized Retail Crime
2.  TJX Canada ORC Team and Toronto Police close $75,000 cases
3.  .UPDATE: Maricopa County, AZ Attorney Bill Montgomery speaks to the press regarding 'Operation Power Burn'
4.  Retailer's Alert: ORC Ring Operating in Florida - $7,500 in lingerie stolen from Victoria's Secret in Tyrone Mall in St. Petersburg, Fla.
5.  Raleigh, Clayton police charge woman in $8,600 merchandise thefts from Belk, Walmarts
6.  Mesa police looking for male ORC thief hitting Safeway for $1,400 in alcohol in four days

February 12, 2015
 "Operation Powder Burn" Shuts Down Baby Formula Crime Ring
2.  Clark County, WA., Sheriff's Office honors deputy who led $2M ORC case
3.  ORC gang of five arrested after police chase after hitting Fred Meyer stealing clothes & TV's in Burien, Wash.
4.  Retailer's Alert New ORC Ring ID'ed: Police investigate shoplifting ring in the east Valley - Over a dozen hits - Selling Jeans to re-sale shops
5.  Fencing Operation: Passaic Co, NJ Sheriff's Office seizes Counterfeit merchandise; selling $400k to $500k in stolen merchandise
6.  Huntsville, AL woman connected to 10 Jewelry Store thefts in Southern California; nearly $50,000
7.  ORC man arrested committing 14 frauds at convenience stores in Lansing, MI.
8.  34 diamond rings worth $13K stolen from Rock Hill, SC Walmart
9.  2 JC Penney employees arrested in $17,000 theft in Idaho Falls, ID
10. Man busted stealing $3K+ of merchandise from 14 stores Opry Mills, Nashville, TN
11. Two arrested for ongoing thefts at Menards, Muscatine, IA

February 11, 2015
 ORC's average case value hits $1.6M in 2014
2.  Montreal Chaverim Catch ORC male after Dramatic Chase
3.  Abercrombie and Fitch employee in the Short Hills Mall, (NJ) made $17,000 worth of fake returns
4.  West Melbourne Police seeks Target retail theft suspects
5.  Six Go-Pro Cameras purchased with Counterfeit Credit Card in Franklin, TN
6.  NYPD Organized Theft Squad recovered 128 diamonds
7.  More than $1,600 in merchandise stolen from Myrtle Beach Victoria's Secret store
8.  Woman accused of stealing $1,094 in goods from J.C. Penney in Louisville, KY

February 10, 2015
 Organized Retail Crime numbers 'publicly reported' rising 148% in two years - as reported in the Daily
2.  Feds: Raleigh man used stolen credit cards buying cigarettes - selling on black market
3.  Tampa man gets nearly 6 years for running credit card fraud ring & Wiring money to Ukraine & Russia
4.  Traverse City, MI Police investigating $15,000 Car Parts Purchased with Stolen Credit Card
5.  San Antonio man arrested in connection with 2 Jewelry store thefts
6.  Man charged with stealing vacuum cleaners from Target store in Ulster, NY
7.  Fort Wayne, IN Police needs help in finding person of interest in Lowe's thefts
8.  JC Penney in Murfreesboro, TN nab a shoplifter with 14 bottles of cologne

February 9, 2015
 Four arrested at Vacaville Outlets; Group used disturbance to distract employees
2.  Thieves steal nearly $200K worth of sunglasses from St. Augustine store
3.  ORC male gets 36 months sentence for stealing 4 TV's from Wal-Mart, Juneau, Wis. - Wife gets probation
4.  Webberville, Mi., male ORC thief in court for stealing over $10,000 worth of merchandise from Wal-Mart stores - had pawn slips

February 6, 2015
 Update - Manhattan DA announces hundreds of charges against $700,000 Apple gift card identity theft ring led by 4 Apple employees and Dental office receptionist
2.  Fencing Operation busted in Delaware County - 'Two Stash' houses may be connected - Stolen goods from Jersey -Pittsburgh - Virginia
3.  ORC couple arrested in multi-state refund scheme in OK hitting Tractor Supply Stores
4.  ORC Trio traveling Southwest coast Florida on the loose in rental car
5.  Professional Romanian Shoplifting Gang of 4 with over 50 convictions jailed in the UK
6.  Stop & Shop Pharmacy Intern in Agawam, MA accused of stealing thousands of hydrocodone pills
7.  Police Charge Man in Theft of $700 Worth of Formula From Pathmark in Berwyn, NJ
8.  Man stole 36 bottles of cough syrup from CVS in Meriden, CT
9.  Serial shoplifter rips off license plate as she flees from Kohl's in Whitehall Township, PA
10. Tennessee couple accused of stealing 57 Blocks of Cheese from Walmart

February 5, 2015
 San Antonio ORC ring - Two now face charges
2.  ORC Habitual offender facing life in prison in convicted of organized retail theft in Texas
3.  ORC ring hitting Kroger stores - carts loaded with beef jerky, candy, and laundry detergent in Marion, OH
4.  New Iberia, LA man accused of stealing $40,000 of tires and rims from Broussard business
5.  ORC brothers duo confesses to 5 TV thefts from Walmart & H-E-B stores in Mission and Edinburg, TX
6.  ORC Female grab-and-go thief indicted after hitting TJ Maxx and Fred Meyer for $12,424 in Multnomah County, OR
7.  Three men hit Walmart for $20,000 in cell phones in Russellville, AR

February 4, 2015
 High speed pursuit of ORC suspects ends at Middle School in St. Paul Park, MN
2.  Six teens arrested, one sought for stealing $22,000 in Kohl's merchandise in Cedar Falls, Iowa
3.  Shoplifting baby formula leads to chase, charges in Watchung, NJ
4.  ORC Trio hits Walmart store for 12 portable gaming systems in Myrtle Beach & escapes
5.  Couple hits Walmart store in Black River Falls, Wis., for four shopping carts full of merchandise - arrested
6.  Booster Bag shoplifter arrested with Victoria's Secret merchandise in the Opry Mills, Nashville, TN
7.  $2,600 in perfume stolen from Ulta in Rock Hill, SC

February 3, 2015
 ORC Thief told Safeway LP "I'll be back" after being sentenced to 4 yrs in prison in 2012 - He's Back! & Safeway estimates that he and his girlfriend have stolen more than $5M from retailers over a decade
2.  ORC Trio charged with $120K of theft from 45 stores in Green Bay, Wis.. - Biggest Retail theft case in village's history
3.  Fencing Operations busted in Portland: Two downtown Portland food cart operators arrested in connection with a group of shoplifters selling stolen goods to small businesses
4.  Truck driver pleads guilty to stealing $290,000 worth of Oakley Sunglasses Meant for US Soldiers
5.  Columbus, NE man arrested for theft and selling stolen clothes online
6.  Thieves steal $14K worth of cell phones from La Grange, Ky. Walmart - Police searching for suspects
7.  Two men arrested at Costco in Fort Oglethorpe, GA on theft, fraud charges; Costco AMEX cards issued

February 2, 2015
 Police investigate money laundering operation at Colorado Cash for Gift Card stores
2.  Dover, DE Police calls new Shoplifting Mugshot program a success
3.  10 iPads stolen from Columbus, OH Walmart
4.  UK: Granny-led family shoplifting ring for jail if caught again in Belfast

January 30, 2015
 San Antonio man caught selling $30,000 of stolen items on eBay
2.   Concord, NH Police Break Up Organized Retail Criminal Enterprise
3.  4 Waterford, MI residents arrested for ORC and Retail fraud
4.  3 in Westmoreland, PA charged in $360,000 painkiller ring
5.  Utah Organized Retail Crime Association Inc (UTORCA)
6.  Serial shoplifter in Australia jailed after stealing CANDY worth more than $10,000

January 29, 2015
 'Team shoplifting' thefts occurring at Outlet Shoppes of the Bluegrass in KY
2.   NYC man sentenced in Va. for multi-state fraud, ID theft
3.  Halifax convenience stores searched, 12 charged with illegal wholesale of cigarettes
4.  Millington, TN Walmart managers charged with taking thousands from cash registers
5.  Alert Victoria's Secret employee helps nabs shoplifting ring in Wellington, FL
6.  Shelbyville, KY couple arrested for shoplifting at Bardstown Walmart
7.  Menalto Cleaners owner pleads not guilty to defrauding customers out of $350,000 in Menlo Park, CA
8.  Wyoming Woman accused of trying to steal $3,590 worth of items

January 28, 2015
 Shoplifting sisters sought after striking 47 Targets in greater Atlanta
2.  'Prolific' female shoplifter hits Fred Meyer & TJ Maxx for $19,000 in Portland
3.  Three women hit five stores in Buffalo
4.  Serial Home Depot robber caught, cited in Victorville, CA
5.  Member of Traveling Group of Fraudsters Pleads Guilty
6.  Detroit man pleads guilty to $46,000 stolen credit card - gift card shopping spree with two others hitting Southern Idaho stores
7.  Man pleads guilty to using counterfeit credit cards on 395 transactions at various Sam's Clubs in Houston
8.  Police looking for three suspects buying gift cards with cloned credit cards in Ridgeland, MS
9.  PA State Police hunt for man who stole $700 in DVDs, threatened to stab Walmart Loss Prevention agent in Blairsville, PA

January 27, 2015
 Meet Macy's Nationwide ORC Team
2.  Walton Co, FL Deputies respond to $200,000 Solstice sunglasses store heist
3.  Brooklyn man pleads guilty to conspiracy in Armed Robberies, targeting T-Mobile and Radio Shack stores in NJ and NY
4.  Jensen Beach, FL Verizon store burglarized Saturday; hit for over $66,000 of merchandise
5.  Parent hurt baby son in $3,300 Tulsa, OK mall theft
6.  Florida Woman becomes Credit Card Fraud victim after her Number is Posted on Facebook
7.  Secret Service investigating ATM thefts along I-10 corridor in Louisiana
8.  Jersey City man charged with shoplifting for 3rd time in 6 weeks
9.  Nearly $8000 in Tires, Wheels Stolen From a Sennett, NY Dealership
10. Fla. man arrested for YMCA car break-ins linked to Felony Lane Gang
11. Stolen sneakers lead to suspect's 10th theft arrest in San Antonio

January 26, 2015
 ORC male duo busted for hitting Walgreens 10 times in two days for refund fraud in Sarasota, FL
2.  Retailers Alert: St. Joseph County, IN., Police warning retailers of credit card fraud gang hitting stores
3.  Fairfield police charge trio of N.Y. men in alleged credit card theft ring hitting Target
4.  15th Member of DC-based Identity Theft Ring Pleads Guilty
5.  Man indicted in Cobb County Million dollar diamond heist
6.  $20,000 in stolen JC Penney merchandise found at Dorchester, MD man's home
7.  Kmart cashier allegedly aids shoplifters in Racine, WI
8.  8 people steal over $2000 worth of jackets from Macy's in DeWitt, NY
9.  ORC female duo using booster bags arrested at Coastland Mall in Naples, FL., hitting Old Navy
10. Woman arrested stealing $3,600 in razors from Wal-Mart Supercenter in Hoover, AL

January 23, 2015
 14 member Visa/Gift card scam gang being sought across the Midwest
2.  Credit card fraud case in Tyler, TX, leads back to Russia - 'Re-packaging' Scam
3.  Law enforcement officers - ORC Couple busted returning online purchased - discounted luxury dolls for full price at American Girl store in Mall of America 30 times
4.  Lehigh County, PA's largest shoplifting case taken over by Federal Authorities
5.  Inmate linked to $1.7 Million Prescription Drug Ring; Rite Aid Pharmacy employee linked to scheme

January 22, 2015
 Men stole merchandise at every Lowes store from Lexington to Clarksville
2.   San Rafael, CA Police arrest two Richmond women in Macy's fraud investigation
3.  10-year-old girl, 5 women arrested on shoplifting charges at Oviedo, FL Mall
4.  Two arrested, warrants issued in elaborate shoplifting ring in Savannah, GA
5.  Trio swipes iPhones from Radio Shack in Lincoln Park, MI
6.  Fort Walton Beach, FL woman accused of over $300 theft of perfume, lotion from Marshall's
7.  Man threw $1,500 of merchandise over wall to steal from Newport, SC Walmart
8.  Naples, Fla., Lidz store hit for 381 hats valued at $9,400

January 21, 2015
 Credit card fraud suspect shot in Safeway parking lot by Scottsdale police dies
2.  $25 Million dollar ID theft ring busted in Jacksonville, FL
3.  WCSO Arrests Four Individuals Involved in Organized Retail Theft Ring that hit Saks Fifth Ave.
4.  Boston ORC Female duo busted in multi-state operation
5.  Oneida, N.Y. ORC Female duo being sought - hitting Walmart store for $3,475 in four days
6.  Mom pleads guilty to stealing tens of thousands of dollars worth of baby formula from two Norton Shores Meijer stores
7.  Serial Shoplifter busted hitting Macy's at Columbia Center Mall
8.  Clay County, FL Deputies arrest 2 people accused of gift card scam
9.  Man Dubbed 'Braveheart Bandit' Accused Of Multiple Store Thefts in Columbus, OH
10. Man accused of stealing from nine Traverse City, MI stores

January 20, 2015
 Two men charged in theft of large quantity of Rogaine in NYC
2.  Employees arrested after stealing more than $6K in Midland, TX
3.  Nashua, NH woman accused of stealing from several stores; Woman faces felony theft charge
4.  Ex-Phoenix Suns player set to be sentenced in Organized Retail thefts case
5.  Investigators worry Houston-area firearms stores being targeted

January 19, 2015
 Simpsonville, KY Police working a dozen theft cases from new outlet mall
2.  Police say 'Felony Lane Gang's' reach is wide
3.  Flint, MI woman sentenced to 9 months for $2,000 theft from Kohl's
4.  Washoe County, NV Deputies search for 2 men in Xbox Live scam
5.  Odd item targeted in retail thefts at PetSmart in North Coventry, PA
6.   Springfield, PA Police seeking ID for suspect in Walmart theft

January 16, 2015
 Florida Woman in Theft-Ring Operation Sentenced; 20 Retail cases in 4 States
2.  Palisades Park, NJ man sentenced to time served for role in $325 Million counterfeit-goods ring
3.  Two Arraigned for Selling Counterfeit Electronics, Including Phony iPhones and iPads; facing 104 years in prison
4.  22 Years Prison for Ringleader of ID Theft Ring in Jefferson Co, CO
5.  3 in custody for over $1,000 Sioux City Target thefts
6.  Kentucky Teens on 'Bonnie and Clyde'-style crime spree
7.  Career Criminal stole 3 computers and 3 Dyson vacuums from Walmart in Rockingham
8.  Man charged with stealing $37K in rare coins from Dalton, GA shop
9.  Menalto Dry Cleaners Owner in Menlo Park, CA accused of defrauding customers $700,000
10. Identity theft ring allegedly steals $293,600 at five Atlantic City casinos
11. Former UPS Driver Convicted of Stealing Gun Shipments in CA
12. Tredyffrin, PA Police Reports: Arrest warrant issued for alleged Paoli Acme baby formula thief
13. Pair jailed for stealing $2K in TVs from Walmart in Andalusia, AL

January 15, 2015
 $6,700.00 Would-be Walmart Thieves foiled by alert Cambridge, OH Police Officer
2.   Man Arrested for Stealing nearly $5,000.00 of Shoes from Kohl's in New Braunfels TX
3.  I.D. theft, burglary, bank fraud, high speed car chase...
4.  Bryan, TX man sentenced to 13 years for $1,500 Mall theft
5.  Albany, GA Police search for 3rd suspect in shoplifting case
6.  Springville, NY man goes to jail for refund theft at Walmart

January 14, 2015
 One arrested in CVS $85,000 ORC Investigation; focused on high-end cosmetics, multiple jurisdictions
2.  Four Chicago North Side cell phone stores burglarized
3.  'Sorry' Chicago Woman and 2 Accomplices Stole More Than $2K in Clothes From Orland Park Macy's
4.  2 South Carolina women charged in $1,100 Walmart theft
5.  Madison, WI Shoplifting suspect arrested, allegedly took $1000 worth of jeans from The Buckle
6.  Port Hope, ON, CN Police nail Durham Region men after hardware store theft
7.  Man connected to Golden Town Buffet identity thefts pleads guilty
8.  Woman employed at Hilltown, PA Walmart stole thousands of dollars from store

January 13, 2015
 Police seek couple in theft from Leominster, MA BJ's
2.  MA duo nabbed after allegedly trying to steal baby formula from Nashua Target store
3.  Maine parking lots fertile ground for identity-theft gang
4.  Taunton woman charged with shoplifting cosmetics tells police she's a makeup addict
5.  Man Arrested for Stealing from Several Florida Wal-Mart's

January 12, 2015
 Walmart worker charged with theft in return scheme in Ocala
2.  Best Buy shoplifting suspect charged with theft over $1k in Clarence, NY
3.  CVS in Cape May Court House, NJ hit for $1,000 in beauty product; 1 of 3 arrested
4.  4 charged with passing counterfeit bills at Frazer mall
5.  Baby Formula theft in Menlo Park, CA; 3 Arrested

January 9, 2015
 Michigan State Police needs help identifying ORC ring in Bay and Saginaw counties
2.  Suspect in Wal-Mart $1,700 Nicorette thefts jailed in Armstrong Co, PA
3.  Group of thieves use distraction to commit theft at Walmart in Lindale, TX
4.  Group of Dillard's shoplifters nabbed in Salina, KS
5.   Shoplifting Suspect rescued from Quinebaug River in Lisbon, CT
Trumbull, CT Woman Charged With Stealing Nearly $1K In Goods From Whole Foods

January 8, 2015
 LPRC releases ORC Booster Interview Form
2.  ORC Investigators team-up to on 22 state investigation
3.   Milwaukee area Auto Parts stores robbed 5 times in last 9 days
4.  2 who allegedly tried to steal teeth whiteners from Hempfield, PA Target in custody
5.  Duo Returns to Kohl's After Stealing Merchandise, Arrested for Grand Theft
Two women charged with credit card fraud at Wal-Mart in Batavia, IL
7.  Harlan, Iowa Police tracks down alleged shoplifter; persistent felony offender

January 7, 2015
 Dover, DE Police: shaming shoplifters is reducing theft from shelves
2.  O'Reilly Auto Parts stores hit for a 7th Burglary in Eastern Tennessee
3.  Suspects Tied to Dollar General Robberies in Detroit Metro Area
4.  Arizona man in San Tan Valley a suspect in multiple shoplifting incidents
5.  Texas Man steals more than $1,500 from Home Depot in ticket switching scam
6.  Police in PA look for two suspects in over $2,000 Target credit card fraud

January 6, 2015
 ORC duo hit Walmart store for 15 hand-held game players - sold at pawn shop in Crossville, Tenn.
2.  Walnut Creek, CA Police search for 3 suspects in high-end theft at Neiman Marcus
3.  Unknown subjects stole about $5K from the registers at a Orangeburg Co, SC Walmart
4.  Surveillance photos released of Great Falls, MT Shopko robbery suspect
5.  Shoplifting trend in St Louis area uses children as decoys
6.  St Louis Woman, part of a Lowe's shoplifting ring, pleads guilty
7.  Drug habit fuels shoplifting ring in Richmond and around Macomb County
8.  Shoplifter swipes $2K in 'BLING' from Victoria's Secret in Chesapeake, VA
9.  14 phones worth $13,600 stolen from Walmart by two suspects in St. Charles, LA

January 5, 2015
 Organized Multi-State Gangs- 'crash-and-grab' burglaries using vehicles plague Chicago and other cities around the country
2.  ORC female gang of nine - Taking Your Facebook orders in the Twin Cities - $35,000
3. Shoplifting ring targets Richmond stores
4.  Fencing Operation: Pulaski County, KY convenience stores accused of selling items stolen from big retailers
5.  Cherry Hill, NJ Mall shoplifters blamed for $7200 loss
6.  My Scrub Store Employee Arrested In Theft Of Dishwasher, Stove
7.  ORC male duo stealing thousands in teeth whitening strips from Indianapolis area stores busted
8.  Man charged in theft of goods worth $3G at Roxbury, NJ Walmart
9.  Florence, AL Police searches for suspect in clothing store burglary
10. Woman stole more than $400 in toys from East El Paso Walmart
11. Retailers, Law Enforcement Launch the Organized Retail Crime Association of Idaho


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