ORC costs New York $75 million in lost taxes.
Known to Ted Potrikus, New York State Retail Council, as
"shoplifting on steroids," ORC is becoming a major problem all over
the US. Along with Potrikus, Joe LaRocca, VP & Senior Advisor, Loss
Prevention is also interviewed in this news video. (Source
Iowa Best Buy associate steals $37,000 of iPhones, one per
Over the last four months, Sandel Perez was responsible for
he theft of 71 phones, he stole only one phone per day.
$5000 of cologne stolen from Ulta in Greenville, SC and
police are seeking two suspects.
Greenville Police are looking for two women
who allegedly stole a large quantity of items from a local
salon. Greenville Police spokesman Johnathan Bragg said that
two black women entered the Ultra Salon at 1125 Woodruff
Road on October 13 and took $5,000 worth of cologne and
perfume from numerous shelves. (Source
in Cherry Hill hit for $20,000 in Burberry products.
Three men focused on high end
merchandise near the store’s exit have hit this location at
least three times now. The three suspects simply run in and
out of the store grabbing armfuls of merchandise.
San Antonio,TX Walmart computer thief nabbed, charged with
theft and engaging in organized crime.
Samuel Solano, 18 and two other suspects were
arrested by San Antonio Police on warrants for the theft of
electronics and computer thefts from a Walmart in Round
Rock. The three are believed to have placed the merchandise
into a large trash can then escaped with the items through
the garden center doors. (Source
Radio Shack in Palm Beach, FL fools burglars with empty
The thieves took the time to cut out the front display
window to remove what they thought was a valuable display of
headphones and cell phones. Turns out the display boxes were
all empty, the Associates at Radio Shack smartly removed the
contents before building the display. The boxes are
Port St. Lucie, FL Police have arrested two Miami area men
who allegedly stole cell phones from several stores in St
The two suspects reportedly hit the AT&T,
Verizon and Radio Shack stores. As one distracted the store
clerk, the other took merchandise. Police recovered between
$5,000 and $6,000 of stolen phones. Police also found a list
of accessories in their car to look for when they took the
steal $6000 worth of generators in 3 minutes in Lufkin,
Two men broke out the front window of a power
supply store stealing six generators, loading them into a
pickup truck and making a clean get-a-way.
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