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(Gizmodo) No, Grocery Stores Aren’t Locking Up Tide Pods Because of the Teens

(NBC News) Street Meat Sold in San Francisco Ends up in Restaurants, Frustrated Police Caught on Camera Confronting Black Market Regulars

(LP Magazine) How NOT to Investigate Organized Retail Crime

(CBS) Spike In Shoplifting Blamed On California Prop 47’s Reduced Penalties

(Press Democrat) California ballot measure blamed for shoplifting spike

(NBC Connecticut) Facial Recognition and Retailers

(NBC Los Angeles) Facial Recognition Tools Tracking Shoppers

(Daily Commercial) Security systems know all the self-scan tricks

(USA Today) Retailers’ holiday hopes up after busy weekend

(The Daily Beast) The Insane $11 Billion Scam at Retailers’ Return Desks

(LA Times) Retailers try to put positive spin on their creep into Thanksgiving

(ABC News) Retail Cameras Helped Hunt for Boston Marathon Bombers

(ABC News) ID swipe return policy worries some customers

(ABC News) Formula for Theft Success: Steal Food For a Baby

(Fox News) Year After N.Y. Stampede, Black Friday Gets Makeover

(Reuters) Retail crime grows with demand for discounts

One more merchant worry: Mall violence

FBI and retail group join forces to fight theft rings

(NBC News) Retailers Increase Fight Against Retail Theft

(Washington Post) Retailers Join Forces To Track Theft Rings

Quick & easy gift returns? Not this year


Expert Witness: Hearing before the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism and Homeland Security of the Committe on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, 110th Congress, on H.R. 6713, H.R. 6491 and S. 3434

Expert Witness: Hearing before the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, 109th Congress, on H.R. 5318

House Report 109-453 – Data Accountability and Trust Act (Data)

Cyber-Security Enhancement and Consumer Data Protection Act


Contribuor; Retail Crime, Security, and Loss Prevention: An Encyclopedic Reference

Contributor; Black Market Billions: How Organized Retail Crime Funds Global Terrorists


Subject Matter Expert: U.S. Department of Homeland Security, National Infrastructure Advisory Council, January 16, 2007

National Retail Federation’s, Loss Prevention Ring of Excellence award, June 16, 2016