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Twin Cities Organized Retail Crime Association Annual Conference & Training - Register Now for Early Bird Savings
Twin Cities Organized Retail Crime Association
Tuesday, August 16, 2016 at 7:00 AM - Wednesday, August 17, 2016 at 6:00 PM (CDT)
Minneapolis, MN

Registration is open for the second annual Twin Cities Organized Retail Crime Association (TCORCA) Training & Conference to be held at the Crowne Plaza Minneapolis West in Plymouth, MN Tuesday, August 16th and Wednesday, August 17th, 2016.

Learn how to combat organized crime affecting the retail, financial, and public sectors from federal, state, and local law enforcement officials, as well as dynamic leaders across the retail and financial services spectrum. There will be over twenty break-out sessions on four tracks. The conference includes advanced training on numerous topics from subject matter experts across the country.

The conference includes two days of full breakfast, lunch, beverages and snacks, as well as a Tuesday night hosted outdoor bonfire reception. Accommodations are available and encouraged. Upon completing registration for the conference, contact the Crowne Plaza Minneapolis West at (763) 559-6600 and request the preferred rate of $124 per night for the Twin Cities Organized Retail Crime Association. Standard rates are between $160 and $180 per night - don't miss out on this exceptional deal!

Bronx, NY: Crooks rob Eyeglasses Store
and leave with $68,000 in high-end frames
Two female employees were minding the shop when the men entered. The robbers grabbed more than 100 frames, "All name-brand, like Cazal, high-end brands. Like Gucci, Versace, Dolce & Gabbana," the source said, total value of nearly $70,000. Cazal glasses, made popular by hip-hop artists like Rick Ross and Run-D.M.C., can go for $500 to $600 a pair.

Brothers Arrested in Northwest Miami-Dade Theft Ring
Two Miami-Dade brothers are under arrest in connection with a theft ring in which tens of thousands of dollars worth of electronics and luxury goods were stolen using counterfeit credit cards. The brothers, Oscar and Jose Torres, were arrested at a home in northwest Miami-Dade. According to Miami-Dade Police, a loss prevention specialist at a retailer in Doral observed the brothers on surveillance video making large, expensive purchases over the past several days, including 10 to 15 iPads and iPhones at the same time. The brothers were making the purchases with stolen credit cards Police say that throughout the day, the brothers purchased several Apple products valued at close to $8,000, all with stolen credit cards.

San Francisco, CA: SFPD release video of 'Grab & Go Bandits' in action
Police have released surveillance video of a brazen daytime theft that occurred late last month in the city's Upper Fillmore District. According to police, three suspects entered a retail store at 5:05 p.m. on December 28th at the 2100 block of Fillmore. As soon as the suspects enter the store, two of the three can be seen on the video grabbing handbags directly off the display shelf. A store clerk then tries to stop one of the suspects as they file out of the store one-by-one, but was unsuccessful. The value of the stolen merchandise totals at over $1,700.

Springfield, MA: Two busted at Kohl's with nearly $400 in merchandise
On Monday night, David Brown and a female accomplice were arrested after allegedly stealing $381 in Adidas, Puma and Levi merchandise form Kohl's department store in West Springfield. Before accepting the guilty plea, Judge Boyle asked a series of standard questions, including how far Brown, a homeless man, had gone in school. "Two years of college," Brown said. "Where?" the judge asked. "At the Berklee School of Music," he replied, referring to the Berklee College of Music, one of the nation's best-known musical training grounds in Boston.

Bullhead City, AZ: Walmart Video Game thief charged with Organized Retail Theft; $367
Jeanette Caudillo, 25, was arrested Thursday after she reportedly removed video games from their security cases at Walmart, and concealed them and other items in her purse. Caudillo was in possession of a "key" used to remove anti-theft devices, which she said, got from a friend in California. She was booked on suspicion of organized retail theft and removal of a theft detection device.

Hong Kong, China: Five burglars stole more than 20 Hermes items during lightning-quick Nina Tower break-in
On January 8, five members of a smash-and-grab gang made off with more than $500,000 worth of handbags from a store in a Tsuen Wan shopping mall during a three-minute raid.

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