01/24/2012 - Cargo thieves have grown increasingly sophisticated both in their selection of targets and in their operational planning. Still, incidents of cargo theft were down for the first half of 2011, perhaps a sign that some countermeasures are yielding results.
08/11/2011 - Multiple offender incidents, styled after flash mobs, are an up-and-coming threat to retailers. This week the National Retail Federation released results of a July survey it administered to gauge the impact.
06/30/2011 - Thanks to Hollywood, art thieves are imagined as suave playboys in dapper suits who drive sports cars on beachside roads by day and dance through motion detecting lasers in all black attire by night. The picture of a sophisticated thief who steals for the challenge of it or for a wealthy collector is mostly fiction, according to experts.
06/15/2011 - Reports from the National Retail Federation and the Government Accountability Office look at the size and nature of the organized retail crime problem and examine the success of some of the efforts to combat it.
04/07/2011 - A social network of law enforcement and loss prevention professionals known as CrimeDex is helping police identify the criminals who prey on businesses and end their crime spree. (Coverage from ISC West)
10/27/2010 - There’s a new weapon in the retail sector’s fight against robberies and burglaries. A fluorescent synthetic DNA spray has been created by the United Kingdom’s Selectamark Security Systems PLC that can both deter and foil commercial burglaries and smash-and-grab raids.