Often overlooked by law enforcement, it is estimated that organized retail crime cost suppliers $8.7 billion dollars in 2007. Noted by the FBI as one pipeline for terrorist funding in the Middle East, retail crime also puts public health due to the replacement of used goods back into the marketplace. ASIS Foundation, the research arm of the security consortium, recently released a report, “Organized Retail Crime: Assessing the Risk and Developing Effective Strategies,” on how to deal with this growing trend.
Read the report here.
Use The Crime Report for more information on Organized Crime