The #1 Digital News Source for Retail Loss Prevention,
IT Security & Safety Executives throughout North America

FREE Daily
eNews Special
Reports Spotlight on
Leadership ORC
News Canadian
Push Vendor
Spotlights LP
Newswire Group LP
ORC 8-3-15




Eight Arrested so far in Organized Theft Ring targeting The Home Depot and Gander Mountain in Ocala, FL  Ocala Police Department detectives say they have broken up a theft ring that targeted at least two businesses within the last month. Four men and four women who live in Ocala and Anthony have been taken into custody within the last week, and detectives said the investigation is ongoing and they're looking for more people. OPD detectives say all eight admitted that the items stolen generators, camping gear and compound bows, for instance were divided among themselves and later pawned at different pawn shops. The proceeds were then used by them to support their pill addiction problems, police say. OPD detectives said the loss to the businesses was valued in the thousands of dollars. In the case of Gander Mountain, detectives said 38 items were pawned by the individuals for the month of July.

Out-of-state criminals bring cloned credit card schemes to Twin Cities
Criminals willing to travel thousands of miles are ensnaring hundreds of victims as they bring credit and debit card cloning schemes to the Twin Cities in Minnesota. It's evidence, police and cyber security consultants said, of the ongoing fallout from major retail data breaches. Suburban police are alerting residents to a rise in such cases while businesses and law enforcement alike try to figure out why the area has seen so many unwelcome visitors lately - and how to stop them.

St. Louis woman charged after allegedly stealing $800 worth of clothing
A St. Louis woman was apprehended after stealing nearly $800 worth of clothing from the Lemay Ferry Road Old Navy in May. According to police, 24-year-old, Kristin Boykin-Briggs and Lakesha Williams stole items throughout the store and concealed them in mesh bags. After stealing the clothes both women walked out of the Old Navy and placed their bags in the trunk of a silver Chevrolet Malibu and drove away from the scene. St. Louis County police stopped the vehicle on northbound Interstate 55.

Newark, MD woman arrested for month-long Shoplifting Scheme at Walmart
On July 31, a Sheriff's Deputy responded to the Wal-Mart in Berlin for reports of a shoplifter. According to police, Wal-Mart had stopped a woman leaving the store with a cart full of merchandise valued at $166.63. Police said the shoplifting suspect was identified as Donna Romero, 55, of Newark, Md. According to police, further investigation revealed that Romero had allegedly been involved with a shoplifting scheme over the month of July, with thefts totaling $332.19.

Ontario County Sheriff's deputies charged two Rochester, NY women with Burglary and Criminal Tools  Ontario County Sheriff's deputies charged two Rochester residents who allegedly stole merchandise from stores at Eastview Mall. Deputies said one person had tools aimed at outsmarting security systems. Deputies charged Monet M. Day, 22, and Najee J. Manor, 22, on Saturday, Aug. 1, at 1 p.m. at Eastview Mall following an investigation of a larceny that began at The Gap store in the mall. According to deputies, Manor stole $69.90 worth of merchandise from The Gap and also had property that Hollister had stolen from The Gap worth $157.50, along with goods from New York & Company valued at $186.85.

ORC 8-3-15
Powered by Design By J, LLC
ASP.NET Shopping Cart Software