Oct 16, 2020

  • Update: Auburn, ME: Brooklyn man admits to theft and resale scheme at Home Depot and other big box stores

  • Dakota County, MN: Pair charged with nearly $5,000 theft by swindle in bar code switch, return scheme

  • Stone County, MO: Identity theft report exposes 4-County, 3-State crime ring

  • Grundy County, Man charged with $2,500 Felony Theft; grab and runs, crashing out fire doors

  • Menomonee Falls, WI: Police seeking suspect in $675 tool battery theft from local Hardware store

Oct 15, 2020

  • Portland, OR: Former postal worker who stole more than 400 cellphones from Portland sorting station must pay $253,550 in Restitution

  • Kingsbury, NY: Arrests made in August chainsaw larcenies

  • Academy Sports Employee Assaulted During Shoplifters' Getaway

  • Portland, OR: Bicycle Shop Owner reports over $20,000 burglary

  • Edinburgh, Scotland: Burglars steal over $25,000 of bicycles from local shop

Oct 14, 2020

  • CA Prop 20: Crime crackdown

  • Edinboro, PA: 2 Arrested After Shoplifting Incident Leads to Mobile Meth Lab Bust in Edinboro

  • Chicago, IL: Police seeking male suspect in $1200 CVS theft

  • Hamden, CT: Man tried to steal $700 worth of items from Home Depot, attacked security officer

  • Davidson County, TN: Man uses ID at Cash America Pawn to sell nearly $500 of stolen items from Home Depot

  • Chicago, IL: Couple charged in $500 Theft from Walgreens

  • Joliet, IL: Female Shoplifter/ Refund Fraud suspect busted at Jewel-Osco; prior thefts at Menard's, Meijer and Walmart

Oct 13, 2020

  • Antioch, CA: Police Arrest Three After Retail Theft from Walgreens

  • Southbury, CT: Police seeking to ID two Ulta Beauty Shoplifters

  • New York, NY: Soho: Luxury retailers terrorized by shoplifting mobs

  • Kennewick, WA: Police seek to identify 3 suspected of $4,000 clothing theft from Ranch and Home store

  • New Lenox, IL: Female with Outstanding Warrant busted at Walmart stealing $700 of merchandise

  • Bali, Indonesia: Man arrested for stealing US$2,000 worth of bras, perfumes from Victoria's Secret

Oct 9, 2020

  • Organized Cybercrime That Included Stores Merchandise - Chinese Nationals Involved in $1.1 Million Gift Card Fraud Scheme

  • Port Jervis, NY: Hudson Valley Man Found With Drugs, Cash, Stolen Goods

  • Folsom, CA: Walgreens heist leads to pursuit, 3 felony arrests

  • Foxboro, MA: CVS Shoplifter was fleeing Police; Go Fund Me created for 74 year old man's medical bills after being seriously injured, his dog was killed

  • Rome, GA: Trading Company business owner received over $14,000 in stolen property

  • Plattsburgh, NY: Woman arrested in $1,500 Felont Theft from Walmart

Oct 8, 2020

  • Amador County, CA: Tractor Supply Store Manager Under Investigation For Theft and Ties To Mexican Drug Cartel

  • St Marys, GA: Ridgway man charged with seven felony counts of retail theft

  • Canada: Regina, Saskatchewan: Nothing to smile about: Whitestrips theft not that uncommon

  • Rosemont, IL: Couple charged with $1,600 Felony Retail Theft at Fashion Outlets of Chicago

Oct 7, 2020

  • $50M ORC - $8M Recovered - San Francisco, CA: Major Area Retail Theft Ring Busted; Five Suspects Arrested;
    $8 Million In Stolen Merchandise Recovered

  • Chicago, IL: Convicted felon 'busy little bee' during his alleged looting spree

  • San Angelo, TX: Galveston man wanted in 12 counties, stole over $23k from San Angelo Walmart

  • Hagerstown, MD: Facebook helps ID suspected Ulta thieves; over $2,000 of High End Fragrances

  • Cleveland, TN: 4 Nashville Residents Charged With Assaulting Female Clerk While Stealing over $1,000 of Shoes from Rack Room

  • Fayette County, WV: ATV and $30,000 worth of weapons stolen form local Auxier Farms store

  • Lincolnwood, IL: Man charged with stealing $6,900 worth of merchandise from Arman Jewelers

  • Trussville, AL: Pair facing charges after 2 thefts at Home Depot totaling $1,40

  • Lincolnwood, IL: Suspect charged in $1,000 theft from Lowe's

  • Miami Beach, FL: Boutique receives $2K anonymous donation to after being hit by thief

Oct 6, 2020

  • Ex-employee at Austin Library stole $1.3 million in Printer Toner

  • Tempe, AZ: FBI arrests a Former Amazon employee charged with fraud, accused of issuing $96,500 in false refunds to himself and others

  • Hilo, Hawaii: Couple charged with $1,400 Home Depot Robbery released by Judge

  • Lower Pottsgrove, PA: Police arrest $1,600 Home Depot shoplifter after chase; Repeat Offender

Oct 5, 2020

  • Multi-State Grab-and-Go Crew - Conn. Burglary Crew of 8 Indicted for Northeast Burglary Spree

  • Refund Trio Hitting TJX in 3 States - Third Jacksonville Woman Pleads Guilty In Scheme To Defraud Retail Merchants

  • Nashville, TN: Fugitive and "chronic shoplifter" steals from the same Gucci store on three separate occasions

  • Logan, UT: Electronics thief caught removing security tags from merchandise inside Walmart; concealed drugs and stolen checks

Oct 2, 2020

  • Dallas: Woman, 63, Gets 54 Months for 19-year $3.8M eBay Stolen
    Merchandise Scheme

  • Hartford, CT: FBI searching for 4 members of Connecticut theft ring behind $65,000 burglaries at upscale clothing retailers

  • Wichita, KS: 5 arrested after stealing $16K in items from Wichita stores

  • Paducah, KY: Two Men arrested following thefts from multiple Lowe's stores

Oct 1, 2020

  • Update: Houston, TX: Robbers grab Home Depot employee, take money from cash register

  • Bowling Green, KY: Police seeking Grab &Run suspect in $7,000 Dunham's Sports Theft

  • San Antonio, TX: Two Teenagers arrested in connection with $6,700 theft from Academy store

  • Flagstaff, AZ: Police search for woman suspected of $1,000 theft at Ulta Beauty

  • Charleston, SC: 2 Men Grab & Run with over $8,000 of lingerie from local store

Sept 30, 2020

  • Smartphones' Contactless Payment Fraud - NY Man Gets 66 Months for $2.7M Fraud & ID Theft Hitting Retailers Across the U.S.

  • Las Vegas, NV: 3 charged after Police find over 200 Credit Cards inside apartment

  • Racine WI: Two men allegedly stole over $5,000 worth of power tools from the Home Depot over the span of four days

  • Trussville, AL: 'Coalition Against Retail Theft' seeking to ID 3 female shoplifting suspects; $1,000 of merchandise stolen

Sept 29, 2020

  • Hinesville, GA: $1 million Jewelry heist under investigation in Hinesville

  • Alameda, CA: Pet Food Express Burglar arrested and thousands of dollars in merchandise recovered

  • Warren, OH: Update: Man pleads guilty to theft of 2 Riding Lawnmowers and electronics from Walmart

  • Joliet, IL: Repeat Offender stole clothes from the Buckle at Louis Joliet Mall

  • Highland, IN: Over $2K in heartburn pills, Nicorette gum, more stolen from Meijer

Sept 28, 2020

  • Mill Valley, CA: "Large Amount" of Controlled Narcotics robbed from CVS by 3 hooded thieves

  • Racine, WI: Indiana man allegedly stole over $11,000 worth of electronics from Target

  • Yorktown Heights, NY: Woman Accused Of Stealing Nearly $5K In Items From BJ's Wholesale Club

  • North Olmsted, OH: Woman steals $1,000 of merchandise from Giant Eagle, lies about COVID-19 test

Sept 25, 2020

  • Nationwide Fraud Gang Leader Gets 110 Months Prison for $3.5M Retail Fraud
    Buying Gift Cards & Luxury Goods for Resale With Stolen CC Info

  • North College Hill, OH: 2 arrested after officers found large amount of drugs, nearly $100,000 worth of stolen items

  • Llano County, TX: Two men accused of stealing $20K worth of electronics from Walmart

  • Update: Russian pleads in Aspen $95,000 Jewelry theft case

  • Lorain, OH: Police want duo accused of stealing $2500 in merchandise from store

  • Spring Hill, TN: Police search for Target & Kohl's shoplifters: $1,000 of Nike items stolen from Kohl's

Sept 24, 2020

  • Nationwide 'Synthetic Identity' Fraud Scheme $100M
    Hauppauge, NY: Suffolk County police have charged 13 people and three corporations in a $ 1 Million Identity Theft Ring

  • Vacaville, CA: Police arrest 2, 1 with 8 warrants, after theft and chase

  • Rochester, NY: Over $1,700 in merchandise stolen from Von Maur at Eastview

  • Gastonia, NC: Armed Robber steals $11,000 of phones from Boost Mobile

  • Galesburg, IL: Man busted for multiple theft from Walmart totaling over $1,300; using self-checkout

Sept 23, 2020

  • Update: Jacksonville Beach, FL: Close to $40,000 in merchandise was stolen from ULTA Beauty stores across the Northeast Florida area

  • Riviera Beach, FL: Two women arrested in $30,000 Coupon Fraud scheme targeting drug stores across Florida

  • Kosciusko County, IN: Warby Parker Loss Prevention closes $20k theft of eyewear

  • Lancaster County, PA: C-Store Burglars flee with over $13,000 of Cigarettes

  • Ogdensburg, NY: Family Dollar Employee charged with theft of $5,000 of merchandise

  • East Marlborough Township, PA: Pennsylvania State Police investigating a retail theft at the Walmart; 2 women concealed merchandise in a storage tote

Sept 22, 2020

  • Quakertown, PA: Two sentenced in retail theft scheme related to QMart shop

  • Safford, AZ: Walmart Shoplifting suspect claims she has a gun, gets shocked

  • Marlton, NJ: Police seeking $1,000 Whole Foods shoplifting suspect

  • Martinez, GA: Family shoplifts nearly $500 in items at Walmart

  • Middletown, CT: 3 Repeat Offenders busted at The Home Depot with $280 of merchandise

  • St Marys, PA: Shoplifter with 3 priors facing Felony charges in Pharmacy theft

Sept 21, 2020

  • Seattle, WA: Six indicted in connection with multi-million dollar scheme to bribe Amazon employees and contractors

  • Maryville, TN: Ulta Beauty one of many allegedly hit by 'crime ring' shoplifters

  • Columbus, OH: Police searching for man who ran away with $7,000 tennis bracelet in Grove City

  • Update: Warren, OH: Home Depot thief charged with Robbery and Assault

  • West Whiteland Township, PA: Police are working to identify two suspects in a shoplifting case; Merchandise worth $761 was stolen from Sephora

  • Dartmouth, MA: Shoplifter flees Walmart with over $600 Vacuum Cleaner and underwear

Sept 18, 2020

  • Georgia Retailers Organized Crime Alliance Annual Conference Goes Virtual: Celebrates 10 Years With International Attendance

  • Update: Savannah, GA: Woman sentenced to Federal prison for Bank, Mail and Wire Fraud, totaling nearly $70,000

  • Update: Loss prevention Officer punched, more than $43,000 worth of handbags stolen from Chicago-area Neiman Marcus

  • Gastonia, NC: Armed Robber steals $11,000 of phones from Boost Mobile

  • Platttsburgh, NY: Walmart $2,100 theft of watches and drones leads to drug arrest

  • Antioch, CA: Police Nab J C Penney $1,700 Grab and Run Suspect

Sept 17, 2020

  • Chesapeake, VA: Attorney charged with using pawn shop he owned to buy, sell stolen goods

  • Ross Township, PA: Officer hurt when fleeing Repeat Offender/ Shoplifter crashes car into tree and house

  • Northbrook, IL: 10 Thieves Rush Into Northbrook Court Neiman Marcus And Steal Purses, Loss Prevention Agent Punched

  • Chemung, NY: Town clerk charged with theft from Athens Township Walmart

  • Waterford, CT: Man stole $600 in goods from Lowe's, tried to return it for refund

Sept 16, 2020

  • Missouri Woman Gets 65 Months for Walmart $860K Nationwide Fraud Scheme

  • Lincoln, NE: Shopper steals cart full of items from At Home

  • Cortlandville, NY: New York State Police Seek Suspect Who Has Repeatedly Stolen from Walmart

  • Dothan, AL: Repeat Offender at Lowe's busted with $3,000 of merchandise

  • New Lenox, IL: Walmart Shoplifter faces additional charges of fleeing-eluding and driving on suspended license during $450 theft; also had Outstanding warrant for theft

Sept 15, 2020

  • West Miami, FL: Stun Gun Wielding Shoplifter Targets West Miami Publix Store

  • NYC: Smash and Grab Burglars hits Tourneau Jewelers for over $100,000

  • Jacksonville Beach, FL: Police arrest 3 women after $5,000 Ulta Beauty store robbery

  • Saugus, MA: Walmart reported a male smashed a camera case and put over $2,000 of merchandise in his backpack

  • Annapolis, MD: Shoplifter Busted and Arrested twice in 45 Mins

Sept 14, 2020

  • Plantation, FL: Teen used 5 children, their backpacks, to help her shoplift $1,000 of merchandise from mall

  • Joliet, IL: Joliet Police have obtained a bench warrant for the arrests of 2 thieves from Florida

  • UK: Blackburn, England: Police recovered 40 laptops following raid on PC World store

  • The Villages, FL :Shoplifting suspect arrested at Target has history of theft in The Villages; Prior at Belk

  • Towanda, PA: Woman jailed after nearly $1,400 in Walmart thefts; 23 counts.

  • Kerman, CA: Two men steal over $600 on merchandise from Sally Beauty

Sept 11, 2020

  • CC Fraudster Hits Lowe's Across East Coast - NY Man Admits Using Fake Credit Cards to Defraud Lowe's of More Than $183K

  • Full-Time Shoplifter - Grand Rapids, MI: Shoplifting 'like a full-time job,' judge tells Dyson vacuum thief sent to prison

  • Wichita Falls, TX: Man with 12 previous arrests arrested again for shoplifting

  • Dearborn, MI: Target thieves working in tandem repeatedly hit store

  • Hailey, ID: woman allegedly stole $1,100 in merchandise including a chainsaw

Sept 10, 2020

  • Member Exclusive Event - RH-ISAC Organized Retail Crime (ORC) Working Group Meeting - Fri, September 11 at 1:00 PM EST

  • Fairfield, CT: Two men stole $2,000 in Apple Watches from a T-Mobile store during business hours

  • Update: Lincoln, NE: Thousands in merchandise stolen from Gateway's Finish Line

  • Murfreesboro, TN: Assault and Shoplifting of over $1,600 in Perfume
    from Ulta Beauty

  • Fairlawn, OH: Man busted with $1300 of clothing in a Duffle Bag at Summit Mall

  • Montrose, OH: Man steals $500 Tv with an Empty Box, and Repeats across town

  • Richfield, MN: Theft was reported on the 1000 block of 78th Street West (Best Buy/ Ulta Beauty Plaza)

Sept 9, 2020

  • Member Exclusive Event - RH-ISAC Organized Retail Crime (ORC) Working Group Meeting - Fri, September 11 at 1:00 PM EST

  • Pennsylvania: Three Charged In $20,000 Wawa Fuel Theft Scheme

  • Coral Springs, FL: Police Puts the Brakes on Man's Shoplifting Spree at multiple Targets

  • Lehigh County, PA: Feds allege pawnbrokers sold stolen electronics online and laundered proceeds

  • Northbrook, IL: Lord & Taylor reports 3 men in Grab & Run

  • Oak Bluffs, MA: Shoplifter hits 6 stores, totaling $770 of stolen merchandise near Martha's Vineyard

  • Las Vegas, NV: Metro Police seek man who stole power tools from Lowe's at knifepoint

  • Bedford, IN: Man arrested at Walmart for switching UPC labels on High priced merchandise

Sept 8, 2020

  • Update: Peachtree City, GA: Man arrested for allegedly spraying mace in a Victoria Secret clerk's face during reported store theft

  • Coral Springs, FL: Home Depot Theft suspect turns up in jail, facing 10 other theft charges

  • Nashville, TN: Woman Caught Selling Stolen Diapers on Facebook; booked on Multiple charges

  • Syracuse, NY: Nine alleged ‘Felony Lane Gang’ members indicted; 13 counts of Bank Fraud

  • Lancaster County, PA: Woman facing charges for $1,000 Walmart theft and corruption of a minor

  • Southington, CT: Repeat Home Depot Shoplifter arrested; prohibited from returning to all Home Depot stores

  • Ware, MA: Police seek man who stole merchandise from Lowe’s, threatened clerk

  • Menomonee Falls, WI: CVS Shoplifter flees with nearly $500 of merchandise

  • Dauphin County, PA: Man facing charges after stealing over $400 worth of vacuum cleaners from Walmart

Sept 3, 2020

  • Athens, GA: Police arrest 2 in theft of clothing worth thousands from Belk

  • Spokane Valley, WA Authorities are seeking to identify a Home Depot Robbery suspect

  • Pueblo, CO: Police need help identifying armed robbery suspects in Pueblo

  • Miami, FL Burglars smash through wall to steal nearly $15,000 of cellphones

  • DeLand, FL: Phone Repair store Sign spinner steals $9,000 worth of customers' phones and electronics from repair store

  • Slinger, WI: Repeat Offender wanted for $2,000 theft from Piggly Wiggly

Sept 2, 2020

  • Glendale, CA: Multi-Agency Task Force Arrest Two For Alleged Identity Theft

  • Spring Hill, FL: Miami couple used fake IDs to buy $20K worth of cell phones at Verizon

  • Montgomery County, MD: Montgomery Police Officers Charge Three Suspects with Home Depot Theft and Stolen Vehicle Offenses

  • Hoboken, NJ: Walgreen Shoplifter fights with Staff, stealing $1,000 of cosmetics

Sept 1, 2020

  • Niles, OH: Nearly $50,000 of merchandise stolen from flea market

  • Nassau County, NY: Duo Charged With Stealing $28K Worth Of Items From Dior Store

  • Athens, GA: Over $5,000 worth of merchandise stolen from Food Mart

  • Dixon, CA: Pair Suspected Of Shoplifting Video Games, High-Priced Calculators From Dixon Walmart

  • Lacey, NJ: Two arrested after using stolen credit card for $9,000 at Lowe's Home Depot and Walmart

  • Sonora, CA: Investigation into string of Power tool thefts from Lowe's results in 1 arrest

  • Charlotte County, FL: Sheriff's Office seeking female suspect in $500 Walmart Theft

  • Fair Lawn, NJ: Serial Shoplifter Nabbed 4x In Week, Twice In One Day, $700 Worth Recovered

  • Yavapai County, AZ: Repeat Offender charged with Felony Organized Retail Theft, UPC forgery at Cottonwood Walmart

Aug 31, 2020

  • Brewster, NY: Former Employee Convicted Of Stealing $100K In Items
    From Area Pharmacy

  • Lyndhurst, OH: Security guards at the Shop-Rite were on the lookout
    for Juana Rivera

  • Scranton, PA: Two arrested for the theft of $15,000 worth of puppies

  • Memphis, TN: Family Dollar Burglary Suspects flee with $10,000 in cash and $10,000 in Tobacco products

Aug 28, 2020

  • Counterfeit Credit Card Factory & Fencing Operation - Pineville Man Is Sentenced To 51 Months Prison For Credit Card Fraud

  • Sonora, CA: Arrest Made After Investigation Into Multiple Theft at Lowe's

  • Chicago, IL: Man freed from jail's huge COVID release charged with having $4,000 worth of looted merchandise

  • White Township, PA: PA State Police investigating $750 theft from Lowe's

  • Plano, TX: Police seeking information on two suspects in $1,100 theft at Rural King

  • Pullman, WA: Man arrested on Burglary charges following 2 Push-Out thefts totaling $800 at Walmart

Aug 27, 2020

  • Chicago, IL: 3 Charged With Selling Stolen Goods From Store 'Completely Looted' of $5 Million in Merchandise

  • Florida Department of Law Enforcement donates confiscated stolen goods to Brevard County charities

  • UK: Strike Force Bilkurra: seizes $50,000 in merchandise and 150 Cellphones

  • Wichita Falls, TX: Suspect in $4,000 High- End Merchandise theft arrested

Aug 26, 2020

  • Plymouth Township, PA: Police looking for info on three suspects in theft from Dick's Sporting Goods

  • Arnold, MO: Over $1,000 in merchandise stolen following Smash & Grab
    at Advance Auto

  • Nashville, TN: Serial Thief caught again trying to steal over $240 of merchandise from Walmart

  • St. Augustine, FL: Polo Ralph Lauren Outlet shoplifting suspects sought

  • Hoover, AL: Belk Shoplifting Suspects Wanted By Hoover Police; theft of over $1,200 in merchandise

  • Clarkston, ID: Shoplifter allegedly attempted to steal Dyson vacuums, tools, electronics, alcohol and batteries valued at $2,418 from Costco

Aug 25, 2020

  • Williamson County, TN: Macy's seeking suspect in $1,200 theft

  • Steubenville, OH: Pair arrested following apparent theft ring at Fort Steuben Mall

  • Salisbury, NC: Man banned from Walmart charged with stealing detergent

  • Chelsea, MI: Two men and a woman were briefly detained after the group loaded a shopping cart with hard liquor and fled a store without paying

  • Baker City, OR: Two arrested for Burglary of High Mountain Smoke Shop; $15,000 of merchandise stolen

Aug 24, 2020

  • Seekonk, MA: 3 Arrested After Allegedly Stealing $10,000 Worth Of Products From Ulta Beauty Store

  • FBI offers $25K reward offered in case of pharmacy robbery crew targeting PA and MD

  • Coral Springs, FL: Nearly $900 of Calculators stolen from Target equal Grand Theft

  • Laredo, TX: Man charged with theft of tools totaling nearly $600 from The Home Depot

Aug 21, 2020

  • Santa Ana, CA: Grand Jury in L.A. Charges 12 in Scheme to Defraud Electronics Retailer of Millions

  • Southwest, FL: Fugitive Wanted: Daniel Mulcahey, (aka Michael Cook) - Wanted on grand theft charges, High-End Repeat Offender

  • Salina, KS: Police seeks tips about $28,000 theft of rings from jewelry store

  • Northfield, IL: Grocery store staff reports the theft of $3,300 in Liquor

  • Pueblo, CO: $2,000 in merchandise stolen from Dollar General

Aug 20, 2020

  • San Antonio, TX: $30,000 worth of merchandise stolen from True North

  • Rehoboth Beach, DE: Four suspects wanted for stealing $12,000 worth of merchandise from Victoria's Secret

  • Rochester, MN: Prolific Minnesota Baby Formula Thief Caught Again

  • Oro Valley, AZ: Police seeking couple tied to $1,000 theft from Target

  • Laredo, TX: Man with 4 Prior Theft convictions arrested again for stealing Detergent and household cleaners

  • San Antonio, TX: Man walks behind counter, steals crates loaded with cartons of cigarettes

Aug 19, 2020

  • Wichita Falls, TX: Manager wheels and deals shop's tires, keeps nearly $400,000 cash for himself

  • Madison, WI: Woman arrested for $4k worth of stolen JC Penney merchandise; felony retail theft and bail jumping

  • Clarksburg WV: Man who allegedly pushed 3 females in shoplifting caper pleads guilty in different felony shoplifting

  • Dublin, Ireland: Two men arrested in relation to theft spree across 5 counties

  • Laredo, TX: Walmart Shoplifter arrested for stealing thousand in merchandise back in June; LP teamed with Laredo Police, Crimes Against Property Unit

Aug 18, 2020

  • Rehoboth Beach, DE: Victoria's Secret Hit By $12,000 Organized Retail Theft at Midway Outlets

  • Lancaster County, PA: Three Elkton residents are facing numerous charges
    in $11K theft

  • Port St. Lucie, FL: Police are looking for a man who they used "social engineering techniques" to steal from a Walmart

  • Saratoga Springs, UT: Salt Lake County couple in custody after alleged attempt to defraud Smith's Grocer

  • Northbrook, IL: CVS reports a $1,900 theft of merchandise

  • Racine, WI: Woman allegedly attempted to steal over $380 of baby formula from Walmart

Aug 17, 2020

  • Hardin County, KY: Three indicted by Grand Jury for $10,000 theft from Best Buy

  • Fort Lauderdale, FL: Gang of shoplifters steal $10,000 worth of marine electronics from West Marine store

  • Idaho Falls, ID: Man admits to walking two full carts out of the Ammon and Idaho Falls Walmarts; totaling over $1,400

  • Milton, PA: Over $27,000 in mowers stolen from local tractor company

  • Ontario, Canada: National theft ring uncovered after shoplifting arrests on Island

  • Warrawong, Australia: Police charge 10 people after shoplifting blitz at Warrawong

Aug 14, 2020

  • El Dorado, AR: Nearly $3K in goods stolen from Dollar General

  • Mount Carmel Township, PA: CVS Pharmacist charged with $4,000 theft of drugs over 3 month period

  • Matthews, NC: Police arrest 3 men during $2,400 theft investigation at Home Depot

  • Spring, TX: Career Criminal out on Bond after Shoplifting from The Home Depot

  • Madison, WI: Woman arrested on suspicion of stealing nearly $4K worth of clothing from JCPenney

Aug 13, 2020

  • Bucks County, PA: Husband and Wife Admit nearly to Selling nearly $120,000 of Stolen Goods at Q-mart Shop

  • Salisbury, NC: Stolen trailer, $3,200 of merchandise recovered, two people charged

  • Avon, OH: Man steals more than $5,000 in AirPods from Walmart

  • Green, OH: Female suspect wanted for theft of $4,000 in tools

  • Chicago: Jewel-Osco apprehended suspect on theft and trespass charges; $460 of merchandise recovered

Aug 12, 2020

  • Carson, CA: CHP makes arrest to break up ring it says stole $710,000 in merchandise

  • Portland, OR: Woman arrested in connection with jewelry store looting

  • Virginia Beach, VA: 4 wanted after over $18,000 worth of merchandise, laptops stolen

  • Laredo, TX: Man accused of repeatedly stealing from hardware store; over $3,000 worth of merchandise

Aug 11, 2020

  • Toledo, OH: 7 indicted for multi-state thefts; targeting Lowes, Kohl and others for over $20,000

  • Memphis, TN: 3 men arrested for Memphis gun shop break-in, accused of stealing $21,000 worth of guns

  • Avon, OH: Man steals more than $5,000 in AirPods from Walmart

  • Exeter Township, PA: 2 Amity Township women charged with stealing $1,300 in groceries from Giant store

  • Centralia, WA: Three Arrested on Suspicion of Organized Retail Theft

Aug 10, 2020

  • San Antonio, TX: Update: Police still searching for getaway driver involved in Costco Jewelry Armed Robbery

  • Jefferson County, TX: Woman sentenced to 10 years probation in Beaumont restaurant food stamp fraud totaling $71,000

  • Lincoln, NE: $15,000 in Gas station merchandise stolen from truck parked outside hotel

  • Sydney, Australia: Man charged after designer handbags, luxury goods stolen in $50,000 haul

  • Smyrna, TN: Shoplifting Suspect Hits Smyrna Lowe's nearly a dozen times

  • Peachtree City, GA: Multiple shoplifters seeking alcohol chased out of Crosstown Kroger

  • Poplar Bluff, MO: Police looking for 2 suspects in theft investigation

Aug 7, 2020

  • Williamsport, PA: 3 admit to roles in a scheme to defraud Sprint by using stolen IDs to order over $1 million worth of iPhones

  • Thief Shaming
    York County, PA: Judge's sentence proposal: Hold sign that reads, 'I AM A SERIAL RETAIL THIEF'

  • Fond du Lac, WI : Suspect Makes Off With Almost $5,000 Worth Of Cigarettes from C-Store

  • Jackson County, FL: Off-duty Deputy encounters alleged thief at Tractor Supply Co.; $400 of items recovered, 5 prior convictions

Aug 6, 2020

  • Toledo, OH: Update: Man pleads guilty to $6,000 theft from Kohl's, Walmart

  • Northfield, IL: Grocery store reports theft of $3,800 in Liquor

  • Hamden, CT: Man Tried To Steal $1,600 In Items From Home Depot

  • Akron, OH: Women tries to return $900 of stolen meat for cash, walks out with product and pulls same crime at another grocer

Aug 5, 2020

  • Beachwood, OH: Repeat Offender steals nearly $1,000 of merchandise from Dillards, now an Escaped prisoner

  • Highland Park, IL: Shoplifter In Prius Steals Over $4,600 In Electronics from Target

  • Brookfield, WI: Police seek suspect who stole $1,500 worth of purses from Von Maur

  • Ormond Beach, FL: Man with 2 kids walks out of Walmart with $700 in merchandise; forgot to pay because he was on his phone

  • Palm Beach Gardens, FL: Shoplifter tries to out-run Police after stealing $700 in merchandise

  • Delray Beach, FL: Man wanted for stealing Nasal Cleaning machines from Walgreens, valued at nearly $400

  • Repeat Offender busted at Target with stolen Baby Monitor; prior convictions in California

Aug 4, 2020

  • Gulf County, FL: Florida man prints fake check to dupe dealership out of $140,000 Porsche; caught purchasing $61,000 of Rolex watches

  • Memphis, TN: 32 firearms stolen from Gun shop, $10,000 reward offered

  • New York, NY: Man Seen On Video Snatching over $2,000 worth of Handbags From Coach Store On Fifth Avenue

  • The Villages, FL: Shoplifting suspect at Wal-Mart says 'a lot of people get away with it', caught with $1,000 of DVD's

  • Secaucus, NJ: 80-year-old man is charged with shoplifting - again

  • Bristol Township, PA: Shoplifter flees with $750 of Tide Pods

Aug 3, 2020

  • Tallahassee, FL: Police crack gun heist after suspect shows off stolen pistols on Facebook

  • Santa Clara County, CA: Burglary suspect run up at $10,000 credit card bill at Target and Home Depot

  • Detroit, MI: Police investigating theft of over $2,000 of watches from the Shinola Store in Midtown

  • Vernon Hills, IL: Man charged with stealing $1600 worth of Merchandise

  • Brookville, WI: Three Suspects flee with $800 of Kitchenware from Metro Market

  • Jasper, IN: Man accused of stealing over $740 in merchandise at Walmart; prior convictions

  • Avon, OH: Female Walmart Shoplifter arrested with nearly $500 of merchandise

July 31, 2020

  • Bowie County, TX: Lowe's store robbery case heads for grand jury

  • Rocky Mount, VA: Man charged for stealing $6,000 worth of merchandise from Exchange Milling Company

  • Mayfield Heights, OH: Shoplifter tells officers they will have to shoot him

  • Norton, OH: Update: Woman, 65, sentenced for stealing from Ohio store, using Pit Bulls to attack employee

  • San Diego Organized Retail Crime Alliance Releases July Newsletter

  • Two Californian's Get 33 months each for Passing Counterfeiting $100's at Retailers in Idaho

July 30, 2020

  • Manteca, CA: Officer makes big dent in Organized Retail Crime teams

  • Murfreesboro, TN: Suspect could be part of organized identity theft ring

  • Fulton County, NY: 5 arrested in Gun store burglary; 3 of 6 handguns recovered

July 29, 2020

  • Charlotte, NC: Update: Man Convicted for Credit Card Fraud, bought over $250,000 in Electronics, sneakers and clothes

  • Tampa, FL: Jewelry Wholesalers Robbed of $500,000 in Goods in the Whole Foods parking lot

  • Polk County, FL: Man, woman accused of stealing nearly $4k from Lakeland Lowe's, Home Depot stores

  • Shreveport, LA: Police seek IDs of 2 men possibly involved in theft

  • Estero, FL: Woman accused of $450 identity theft at Neiman Marcus

July 28, 2020

  • Brooklyn, NY: Thieves Target Sunglasses In $15,000 Burglary

  • Spokane, WA: Police arrest two suspects for months-long $8,000 shoplifting spree

  • Lower Paxton Township, PA: Police investigating 2 female shoplifter at Ulta Beauty; $400 theft

  • Davidson County, TN: Teen Repeat Offender charged with $182 Walmart theft and Violation of Trespass Restriction

July 27, 2020

  • West Plains, MO: Update: One Wanted, One Arrested in $115,000 Jewelry Burglary at JC Penney

  • Smithfield Township, PA: Man charged with theft of $30K in gift cards from job

  • Marlton, NJ: Police seek help IDing Cellphone shoplifting duo; valued at $8,500

  • Vacaville, CA: Man Arrested After Allegedly Fleeing Home Depot With $1,000 in Merchandise

  • North Coventry, PA: Boscov's apprehends Queens, NY woman for $1,500 attempted Credit Card Fraud​

July 24, 2020

  • Nationwide Fraud Ring Leader Gets 12 Yrs Fed Prison
    Indianapolis Check Scam Ring Leader Gets 134 months; Hitting Kroger Stores for $300,000+

  • Forsyth County, NC: Investigators with the Forsyth County Sheriff's Office have identified an organized ring of people who are shoplifting & reselling baby formula

  • Lexington, SC: UPS employees arrested in gun theft ring

  • Queens, NY: Burglars Nab $19K Worth Of Alcohol From Bayside Liquor Shop

  • Gaithersburg, MD: Police investigate a theft of $4,800 worth of eyeglasses

  • Fairview Township, PA: Police seeking to identifying man who tried to steal $1,400 of merchandise from Giant store

  • Bloomfield, NJ: Home Depot LP apprehends suspect with 2 Poer Drills valued at $388

  • Whitman County, WA: Deputies Identify Two Suspects in Identify Theft Case at Sportsman's Warehouse and Ace Hardware

  • Bloomfield, Suspect flies Walgreens with $345 of shampoo

  • Clarksdale, MS: Suspect fled Walmart with 3 Large Screen Televisions

July 23, 2020

  • Saratoga Springs, UT 2 California men arrested under suspicion of Felony Money Laundering; complex International Gift Card fraud ring

  • Polk County, FL: Woman tries to steal 65-inch television from Florida Walmart; still managed to steal other electronics

  • Burley, ID: Grocery store employee charged with $10,000 grand theft in Rug Doctor rental scheme

  • Eugene, OR: Car hit employees as theft suspects fled Coastal Farm and Home Supply store

  • North Palm Beach, FL: Man busted with 17 bottles of Body Wash and 10 deodorants; total value of over $200

July 22, 2020

  • Sarasota County, FL: Miami Duo charged with $9,000 Grand Theft from The Home Depot

  • Madison, WI: Gunman flees Dick's Sporting Goods at West Towne Mall with hundreds of dollars' worth of shoes

  • San Anselmo, CA: Central Marin Police arrest suspect in CVS shoplifting

  • St Paul, MN: Update: Police release surveillance Video of Lululemon being ransacked during Civil Unrest

July 21, 2020

  • Anderson County, TN: Owner of 2nd Hand Business charged with Money Laundering and Organized Retail Crime

  • Allen Park, MI: Shoplifter walks out of Lowe's with 4 Air Conditioners; believed to be Repeat Offender

  • Springfield, MA: Case smashed, jewelry stolen at Kay Jewelers in Eastfield Mall

  • Worchester, MA: Man charged with stealing 30+ bottles of alcoholic beverages, including a dozen bottles of champagne, from a Chandler Street business

July 20, 2020

  • Hanover Township, NJ: Man Caught Stealing Vacuum Threatens To Kill Loss Prevention Officer At Hanover Walmart

  • Thornton, CO: Police looking for person who stole 6 puppies worth nearly $15,000

  • UK: Norfolk, England: Suspected shoplifters arrested with huge haul of goods

  • Hollister, CA: Police seek to ID Safeway grand theft suspect

  • Northbrook, IL: Best Buy reports the theft of 3 Laptops, valued at nearly $2,000

  • Potsdam, NY: New York State Police investigating the identity of 3 shoplifters; breeching fire door at Walmart

  • Columbia County, GA: Sheriff's Office is looking for three people suspected of shoplifting from Walmart

July 17, 2020

  • Bakersfield, CA: Two men arrested for attempted theft of $200,000 worth of pistachios

  • Ithaca, NY: Seneca County man allegedly stole jet skis and trailers from dealership valued at $30K

  • Milford, CT: Man broke into Milford liquor store, stole $2,700 in merchandise

  • Moline, IL: Police investigating $1,300 retail theft at Office Max

  • SDORCA to Host Second Virtual Zoom Meeting on July 21

July 16, 2020

  • Sarasota County, FL: Miami Duo charged with $9,000 Grand Theft from The Home Depot

  • Madison, WI: Gunman flees Dick's Sporting Goods at West Towne Mall with hundreds of dollars' worth of shoes

  • San Anselmo, CA: Central Marin Police arrest suspect in CVS shoplifting

  • St Paul, MN: Update: Police release surveillance Video of Lululemon being ransacked during Civil Unrest

July 15, 2020

  • Card Factory Buying Gift Cards at Sam's Club, Publix & Walgreens in FL - Tampa Man Sentenced To Four Years In Federal Prison For Credit Card Offenses

  • UK: As Seen on TV: Sneaky tactics used by shoplifters to steal from stores including sewing bags into their skirts and adding secret linings in handbags

  • Fort Myers, FL: Four fragrance shoplifters on the run from law enforcement

  • Hillsborough County, FL Police investigating $5,000 Beauty Supply store theft

  • Five arrested for $2,000 aggravated robbery, theft

  • Wellington, FL: Palm Beach County Sheriff's detectives investigating a $1,900 theft from Ulta Beauty

  • Lebanon, OR: Boys accused of swiping $1,500 in merchandise from Lebanon vape shop

July 14, 2020

  • Comparing the 2020 NRSS to the D&D Daily's Recent Findings - Rising Concern Over ORC is the Common Theme

  • Culver City, CA: Suspects Wanted For Theft At Westfield Culver City Mall

  • Aspen, CO: Police investigating $1,800 purse theft at Louis Vuitton

  • UK: Crawley, England; Man wanted by police following theft of $75,000 worth of merchandise from Toy store

July 13, 2020

  • Polk County, FL: Deputies track down Sam's Club Bobber, thanks to HCSO's Eye on Crime Cameras

  • Warren, OH: Suspects nabbed for Citi Trends robbery

  • The Villages, FL: Serial shoplifter arrested after attempting to bite store employee at Bealls

  • Bayonne, NJ: Two Arrests Made in Shoplifting of Nearly $550 in Merchandise from ShopRite

  • Coral Springs, FL: Man Charged With Using Anti-Theft Device To Steal From Lowe's

July 10, 2020

  • Hardin County, KY: 3 arrested in $100K illegal coupon ring hitting Kroger and Walgreen's

  • Update: Danville, WI: 5 years in Prison for man who stole over $22,000 in merchandise from Menards

  • Wauwatosa, WI: TV Thief Did Not Get Far After Leaving Target; open warrants including armed robbery

July 9, 2020

  • $1M Counterfeit Check Scheme Hitting Retailers Gets Suspect 41 Months Fed. Prison

  • Bloomfield, NJ: Home Depot apprehends 2 High Value Shoplifters

  • Moorpark, CA: Woman steal Suitcase full of merchandise from Kohl's, leads CHP on wild chase

  • Glen Mills, PA: Pennsylvania State Police arrest suspect in $6,000 Tire Theft from Dealership

  • Eddy County, NM: Carlsbad Police and Eddy County Sheriff's deputies investigating $3000 theft from Fastenal

  • Temple, TX: Police investigating theft of $1,900 of merchandise from Ulta Beauty

July 8, 2020

  • Flea Market Operators/Fencing Operation - Charged Interstate Transportation of Stolen Merchandise

  • Danville, IL: Suspect behind bars for stealing $22K in items from Menards

  • Update: Portland, ME: Final defendant in $200,000+ Retail Burglaries spree sentenced

  • UK: Counterfeiters behind multi-million designer clothes scams face five years in jail under sentencing rules

  • Franklin, TN: Kroger Shoplifter Steals About $400 Worth of Beer and Baby Formula

July 7, 2020

  • Albuquerque, NM: SNM gang member targeted several 'essential' businesses

  • Update: Salt Lake City, UT: Two Women Accused Of Robbing $104K In Designer Bags, Purses

  • Frazer Township, PA: At least $10,000 worth of stolen items seized from home

  • Lexington, SC: Three masked shoplifters target the Lexington Target

  • Merchandise valued at $5,700 stolen from Ulta Beauty

  • Kentwood, MI: 200 Pieces of Merchandise stolen from Pawn Shop

  • Deerfield, WI - Burglars steal over 30 weapons from local Gun Shop

July 6, 2020

  • Sacramento, CA: California Cracks Suspected Bottle and Can Recycling Fraud Ring

  • Louisville, KY: FBI seeks people who stole more than $18K in drugs from Kroger store

  • Madison, TN: Home Depot repeat Shoplifter charged with 4 counts of Burglary, 5 counts of theft

  • Coral Springs, FL: 4 Women arrested for theft of Laundry Detergent, Baby Formula and Pregnancy Tests from CVS

  • New York, NY: NYPD released video of looters stealing $1.5M in Merchandise

  • Saukville, WI: Police seek female suspect in 7 Walmart thefts

July 2, 2020

  • Tennessee Legislation clarifies Organized Crime Retail law:
    A new law went into effect July 1 clarifying Tennessee's ORC statute

  • California: Proposition 20: Tougher on parole, property crimes

  • Delaware County, PA: Pennsylvania State Police investigating $75,000 theft of merchandise from local boutique

  • Houston, TX: Man faces felony theft charges for 2 Walmart thefts; 4 prior theft charges in past 4 years

July 1, 2020

  • Stamford, CT: 'Little Rascals' shoplifting gang strikes Stamford twice

  • Dayton, OH: 5 men indicted in identity theft conspiracy

  • Littleton, CO: Handguns and rifles stolen during Gun store smash and grab

  • Union County, OH: Multi-county theft ring allegedly netted $29,000 in cigarettes

  • Darien, IL: $8,800 worth of cigarettes stolen from Tobacco store

June 30, 2020

  • Seymour, IN: Police arrest trio for felony theft at CVS

  • Napa, CA: 3 thieves hit multiple stores at Napa Premium Outlets

  • Update: Killeen, TX: Man pleads guilty to $6,000 felony theft from Walmart

  • West Chester, PA: Police arrest man for $800 Power tool theft from Ace Hardware

  • Honolulu, HI: Navy Exchange Loss Prevention apprehends female suspect with 5 prior convictions

June 29, 2020

  • Lindon, UT: Alleged nationwide 'shoplifting ring' trio shut down after arrest

  • East Peoria, IL: Retail thief imprisoned after posing as Police Officer

  • Scottsdale, AZ: Eight more people arrested in connection with Scottsdale riots

  • Montgomery, AL: Police seeking 3 suspects in Pawn Shop Burglary, 17 firearms stolen

June 26, 2020

  • Assistant Manager at Fresno County Retail Store Arrested for $100,000 in Credit Card Fraud

  • Fresno Man Sentenced for Credit Card Fraud and Possession of Stolen Mail

  • Trussville, AL: Police asking for help identifying women suspected in theft at Ulta Beauty

  • Normal, IL: Police asking public to identify nine suspects involved in Target looting

  • Artesia, NM: Woman pleads guilty to using Kool-Aid packet to help shoplift from Walmart

  • Show Low, AZ: Two people arrested after allegedly stealing $800 in goods from Walmart; numerous warrants

  • Cortlandville, NY: 3 of 5 charged with Shoplifting incidents at Lowes and Kinney Drugs


June 25, 2020

  • Clovis, CA: FBI arrests Walmart manager on suspicion of Federal bank fraud

  • Update: Sydney, AU: Woman who made thousands selling stolen baby formula to Chinese buyers learns fate

  • Coral Springs, FL: Man Arrested For Allegedly Stealing Suitcase Full of Merchandise From Walmart

  • Niles, IL: Police Say Juvenile Pair Had 10 Stolen Cell Phones

  • West Seattle, WA: $400 of Stolen Art Merchandise and Greeting Cards taken from front porch

June 24, 2020

  • Miami, FL: Six Accused Of Stealing Identities Of Florida Seniors; 100 victims, $650,000 in losses

  • Bellevue, WA: Police make 23 arrests, recover over $19,000 of items stolen during May looting

  • Delray Beach, FL: Lowe's files a 'delayed retail theft ' report on suspects in $775 April power tool theft, female arrested

  • Estero, FL: Wine thief caught on camera, tied to several thefts totaling nearly $3,000

June 23, 2020

  • Kingsport, TN: Woman charged with theft of over $11,000 in jewelry from Kay's at Fort Henry Mall

  • Darien, IL: $8,800 of Cigarettes reported stolen in Tobacco store break-in

  • Johnson Creek, WI: Menards seeking female shoplifter who hit twice in 3 days, $1,500 of merchandise recovered

  • Bristol Township, PA: Grocery Store reports theft of $1,000 in merchandise and $100 shopping cart

June 22, 2020

  • Santa Monica, CA: Woman arrested for allegedly stealing, selling merchandise from Santa Monica businesses in connection to looting

  • Riverside, CA: 3 arrested in $200,000 takeover robbery of Daniel's Jewelers

  • Philadelphia, PA: 3 arrested after robbing retail store in Center City

  • Lawton, OK: Dillard's shoplifter busted with almost $4,000 in merchandise

  • Charlotte, NC: $25,000 of merchandise stolen from The Hearth and Patio store; suspect smashed down fence with pickup truck

  • Woodstock, IL: Four arrested for theft of thousands of dollar in equipment from Blain's Farm & Fleet

  • UK: London: U.K. police seek burglars who allegedly stole over $84K in Saffron

  • Colorado Springs, CO: Police look for man who stole a cart full of tools, pulled out gun at Home Depot

  • Richfield Springs, NY: NY State Police charged 3 with felony larceny at Price Chopper

June 18, 2020

  • Fraudulent Returns Scheme on Steroids
    DOJ Charges: RI Businessman Charged with Running Elaborate Scheme to Defraud Amazon

  • Kingman, AZ: ORC Suspect denied new attorney amid plea offer for five cases

  • Victoria, BC, CN: Man stopped outside Real Canadian Superstore with $1,100 of stolen items spits at Loss Prevention

  • White Township, PA: PA State Police seeking Lowe's Power Toll Thief

June 17, 2020

  • Bellingham, WA: Man Suspected Of Stealing $200K Worth Of Beehives Across 5 States

  • Rocky Mount, VA: Man wanted after stealing nearly $7,000 worth of items from Franklin Co. store

  • Valencia, CA: Macy's Grand Theft Suspects Charged For Stealing Over $1,000 Of Merchandise

  • Athens-Clarke, GA: Sunglass Hut in Georgia Square Mall victimized by shoplifters;
    1 suspect arrested

  • Jupiter, FL: Woman arrested for theft of 20 clothing items and a large screen TV valued at over $500

June 16, 2020

  • Toledo, OH: Police searching for 2 men who stole over $73,000 worth of merch from Ali's Market

  • Greenwich, CT: Police seek two suspects in $700 liquor theft in Riverside

  • Jasper, IN: Police arrest alleged Walmart shoplifter with over $500 of merchandise

  • Cass County, NE: Repeat Offender charged with Felony on 3rd or more Power Tool theft at Bomgaars

  • Avon, OH: Lowe's reports theft of $#535 in merchandise

  • Lansing, NY: New York State Police seeking suspect in theft at BJ's Wholesale Club

June 15, 2020

  • Scottsdale, AZ: Police Make Arrests After Finding Stolen Fashion Square Merchandise On OfferUp

  • Atlanta, GA: Nike Town in Buckhead burglarized, 7 people arrested

  • Coral Springs, FL: Man Arrested for Grand Theft Scheme at Target

June 12, 2020

  • Tampa, FL: About 200 looters steal $100000 worth of goods from Florida Walmart

  • Montreal, Canada: Canadian Tire employee accused of stealing more than $125,000 in goods - including 67 barbecues

  • Hoover, AL: Police Seek Pair For Questioning In Home Depot Theft Case

  • Dallas, TX: Police Looking For Help Identifying Burglars Who Got Away With $30K In Jewelry

June 11, 2020

  • Boulder City, NV: Police arrest 13, seize drugs in Retail Theft Ring

  • New York, NY: Suspects wanted for taking $550K of loot from high-end SoHo camera store

  • Columbus, OH: Police search for man accused of stealing laundry detergent, threatening to shoot Dollar General employee

June 10, 2020

  • Nashville, TN: Spring Hill, Nashville airport police bust nationwide counterfeit operation; using fake bills to purchase merchandise to be returned for cash

  • Staten Island, NY: Worker from S.I. stole a ton of COVID-19 PPE from N.J. warehouse, valued at nearly $50,000

  • Exton, PA: Police Looking for Suspect in Walmart Jewelry Theft, Items Valued at $2,588

  • Darien, CT: New York man and woman charged with theft of $2,000 of make-up from CVS

  • Homer Glen, IL: 1000 cartons of cigarettes stolen from tobacco shop

  • Johnson City, TN: Police investigating two female shoplifters hitting Ulta Beauty

June 9, 2020

  • Millbrook, AL: Seven People Arrested in Connection to Millbrook Wal-Mart Theft Investigation

  • San Bernardino, CA: Harbor Freight Employee charged with Looting and Burglary of his own store

  • Medford, OR: Woman wanted for the theft of $700 in merchandise from Fred Myer

  • Avon, OH: Lowe's reports theft of $525 worth of merchandise

June 8, 2020

  • NYC looters caught with Chanel sunglasses, Dior purses, Gucci shoes

  • Westchester County, NY: 3 men charged with stealing people's identities to open fraudulent credit accounts & purchase more than $100K worth of merchandise

  • Chambersburg, PA: Duo tried to steal $11,000 from Family Dollar

  • Group caught stealing $60K in drugs from Midtown Rite Aid: cops

  • Clearwater, FL: Police searching for Lowe's theft suspect

  • New York City, NY: DJI Drone Store looted, merchandise valued at $16,000

  • Queensbury, NY: New York State Police arrest $900 Target Thief; prior history/no trespass

June 5, 2020

  • Columbus, OH: Minority-owned business seeks help after ransack during Columbus protests

  • Scottsdale, AZ: 8 arrested in connection to looting at Scottsdale Fashion Square; $46K worth of stolen property recovered

  • Sumter County, FL: Sumter Sheriff seeks help in nabbing bandits who hit Lowe's near The Villages

  • Hillsborough County , FL: Woman arrested for stealing $8000 of alcohol during protests

  • Odessa, TX: Man charged with stealing more than $4,700 worth of cigarettes

June 4, 2020

  • Oakland, CA: Well-coordinated thieves capitalize on protest chaos

  • New York, NY: Stolen U-Haul truck used by looter in New York City

  • Los Angeles, CA: Can sneaker resellers stop looters from profiting?

  • Charleston, SC: Police charge woman accused of stealing from businesses during Charleston riot

  • Scottsdale, AZ: 8 more charged or arrested in business damage, burglary in Scottsdale; Police recover $46,000 of stolen goods

  • Boston, MA: $100,000 Worth of Cannabis Stolen From Massachusetts' First Black-Owned Marijuana Shop During Protests

  • Johannesburg, South Africa: Thieves tunnel into liquor store, steal booze worth $18,000

June 3, 2020

  • Philadelphia, PA Thousands Of Dollars Worth Of Items Stolen From Days Of Looting Found In Colwyn 'Stash House'

  • Goldsboro, NC: 3 suspects charged with $8,000 Organized Retail Theft at Target

  • Fort Dodge, IA: 48 victims targeted by mail thieves; Officers stamp out credit card fraud tied to rural crime

  • Miami, FL: 8 Suspects wanted in overnight Gun Store Burglary; 31 weapons stolen

  • Pflugerville, TX: Thieves target Central Texas gun stores; 32 guns stolen

  • Akron, OH: 2 Akron women charged for stealing $2,200 worth of merchandise from Dick's Sporting Goods

June 2, 2020

  • Reward Points Fraud - Two Men Charged in $8 Million Credit Card Fraud

  • Credit Card Factory - Retail: Harvey, Louisiana Woman Pleads In Credit Card Fraud Conspiracy

  • Lehigh Valley, PA: Brooklyn pair accused of shoplifting with teen in tow had $2.3K worth of stolen items

  • Evanston, IL: 12 Arrested in two Best Buy Burglaries

  • Cleveland County, AR: Man Rented a $7,500 Mower from Home Depot and Sold it Online the next day

May 29, 2020

  • Fort Lauderdale, FL: Crooks swipe $7,000 of power tools

  • Lexington County, SC: Man arrest for theft of over $40,000 of crab legs from Distribution Center, tying up, robbing security guard

  • Monroe, LA: Home Depot employee admits to $2,000 of merchandise being stolen by friends

  • Lexington, SC: Town of Lexington Police investigator looking for help in $700 shoplifting case

May 28, 2020

  • Sarasota, FL: Sarasota County Sheriff's Operation arrests 14 for Retail Theft

  • Orem, UT: Orem Police get behind felony forgery charges for California couple

  • Marshfield, WI: Habitual Offender arrested for Theft/Refund Fraud at Walmart

  • Beachwood, OH: Four arrested for theft of $2,000 of merchandise from Dillards in Beachwood Place

May 27, 2020

  • Manchester, NJ: Arrested Fugitive Led Ocean Co. Burglary Ring; over $100,000 in ATV's, Cigarettes, CBD Products stolen

  • Tucson, AZ: Dark sorcerers wanted for stealing thousands of dollars worth of Magic the Gathering cards

  • Sydney, AU: Man and woman charged over alleged $45,000 baby formula theft

  • Arlington Height, IL: Four suspects flee Marino's Grocery with $6,000 worth of merchandise in 2 thefts

  • Auburn, IN: Over $1,500 worth of alcohol recovered by Police following arrest of 3 for shoplifting from CVS

  • Bainbridge Township, OH: Three Walmart employees investigated for $1,400 theft of merchandise

  • Smyrna, TN: Two females flee Ulta Beauty with $900 of Dyson Hair Dryers

May 26, 2020

  • Antioch, CA: Police make arrest in $50,000 burglary of JC Penney jewelry department

  • Olympia, WA: Police track strong-armed AT&T store robbery suspects; 3 arrested in $40,000 theft

  • Update: Bullhead City, AZ: Lowe's, Ace Hardware Thief rejects plea deal; could face 200 years

  • Johnson, RI: Police identify suspect accused of stealing $10K worth of eyeglasses

  • Santa Clarita Valley, CA: 4 Detained After Alleged $2,000 Grand Theft At Canyon Country Costco

May 22, 2020

  • Riverside, CA: Man accused of stealing camera equipment tried to sell items back to store owner

  • Kodiak, AK: Alleged Walmart thief charged with felonies

  • The D&D Daily's Publicly Reported Q1 2020 ORC Report


May 21, 2020

  • Update: Tracy, CA: Men Suspected In $150K Jewelry Smash-And-Grab At Tracy Costco Arrested

  • St. Louis ORC Female Gets Two Years for Identity Theft and Credit Card Theft

  • St Mary's, GA: Police looking for reported shoplifter who left store yelling "you can't touch me!"

  • Shelton, WA: Police Searching for Safeway Robbery Suspects

  • SDORCA General Membership Meeting- ZOOM- June 2nd

  • Arnold, MO: Police seeking 3 suspects in series of Target electronics thefts totaling $1,500


May 20, 2020

  • Athens, GA: Employee accused of felony shoplifting scheme at Dollar General

  • Minneapolis, MN: Felony Baby Formula thief also charged with violation of Governor's Public Safety Order

  • Dare County, NC: Burglar arrested for theft of over $10,000 in Guitars and equipment

  • Joliet, IL: Mernards apprehends suspect in $1,500 tool theft

  • Menomonee Falls, WI: Police seeking 2 suspects in $1,000 theft from Woodman's

  • Thomasville, GA: Man charged with $245 theft of Laundry Detergent from Family Dollar and Dollar General locations


May 19, 2020

  • Toledo, OH: Man accused of stealing over $4,000 worth of merchandise from JC Penney

  • Lakewood, OH: Police searching for suspects accused of shoplifting over $1,000 in medications from CVS twice

  • Plattsmouth, NE: Omaha man pleads guilty to a felony charge of stealing power tools; Prosecutors dismiss second charge

  • Iredell County, NC: Sheriff's Office books Ryan Wade Yoder, 43, of Mooresville with Organized Retail Theft


May 18, 2020

  • Middletown, DE: Gold Fever Pawn Shop Owners Charged With Racketeering,
    $6.7M Fine

  • Update: Australia: Baby formula ring mastermind admits to buying hundreds of thousands in milk powder stolen from supermarkets and shipping it to China

  • College Station, TX: Woman facing new charges in $4k Victoria's Secret theft after admitting to Dillard's theft


May 15, 2020

  • D&D Daily Survey: How will COVID-19 impact Loss Prevention & Organized Retail Crime at your stores as the nation prepares to reopen?

  • Secret Service Bust Fake ID & Credit Card Factory in Attic - Bergen County Man Charged in Large-Scale Identity Theft

  • Boise, ID: Boise police recover stolen merchandise after dismantling Reshipping Scam

  • Fairfield, CA: 'Covergirl Bandits'; Cosmetics Thieves Hit Fairfield Target Store; 2nd Shoplifting Attempt Foiled

  • Oklahoma City, OK: Two women shoplift 50 items from OKC mall

  • Jacksonville, FL: Once Upon a Child hit by Shoplifters shortly after reopening; hundreds of dollars in merchandise stolen

  • Queensbury, NY: A Glens Falls man arrested for $1,800 tool from Lowes

  • Avon, OH: Two women charged in $1,000 alleged theft at Meijer

  • York, PA: Woman charged with theft also took $700 in items from Weis

  • UK: Winchester, England; Gang of four stole $100,000 of mobile phones in Weston-super-Mare and seven other counties

May 14, 2020

  • D&D Daily Survey: How will COVID-19 impact Loss Prevention & Organized Retail Crime at your stores as the nation prepares to reopen?

  • Houston, TX: Man steals over $6,500 worth of over-the-counter drugs from 11 grocery stores in Houston area

  • Sturgis, MI: Merchandise valued at over $1,000 stolen from Dunham's Sports

  • Brentwood, CA: Shoplifter steals $450 of Yeti Cups from Ace Hardware

May 13, 2020

  • D&D Daily Survey: How will COVID-19 impact Loss Prevention & Organized Retail Crime at your stores as the nation prepares to reopen?

  • Cobb County, GA: Home Depot loses $85,000 in statewide theft scheme

  • St. Joseph County, MI: Sheriff searching for suspect in theft at Michigan sporting goods store

  • Glenview, IL: $2,100 of Cosmetic stolen from Walgreens

  • Glenview, IL: $1000 of Eye Drops stolen from Walgreens

  • Monroe, NC: Handguns, rifles stolen during break-in at Monroe business; $10K reward offered

May 12, 2020

  • D&D Daily Survey: How will COVID-19 impact Loss Prevention & Organized Retail Crime at your stores as the nation prepares to reopen?

  • Tracy, CA: Police search for suspects who stole $150K in jewelry from Costco

  • Mercer County, KY: Man suspected of $20,000 theft from 7 area Lowe's stores

  • Police nab NY trio they say stole $10,000 worth of liquor from Paramus Stew Leonard's

  • Trussville, AL: Police arrest man for stuffing stroller box with over $2K worth of stolen merchandise at Walmart

  • Morris, IL: Man With 5 Prior Retail Theft Prison Terms Facing 4 new Felony theft charges

  • The Villages, FL: Homeless man arrested after loading up backpack with nearly $500 of merchandise at Wal-Mart

May 11, 2020

  • D&D Daily Survey: How will COVID-19 impact Loss Prevention & Organized Retail Crime at your stores as the nation prepares to reopen?

  • Lynn Haven, FL: A Publix Pharmacist admitted stealing pain meds almost every shift for a year

  • Livingston, NJ: Burglary Suspects Escape Livingston Mall After Being Locked Inside Macy's

  • Spokane County, WA: 64-year-old man admits to stealing 4 guitars from store,
    recovered at Pawn Shop

  • Two women charged in $500 theft from Walmart, using 3 children to haul the merchandise

May 8, 2020

  • D&D Daily Survey: How will COVID-19 impact Loss Prevention & Organized Retail Crime at your stores as the nation prepares to reopen?

  • Update: Palm Springs, FL: FENCING OPERATION: Man ran shoplifting, fencing operation to ship items to Cuba

  • Lower Nazareth, PA: Police arrest theft suspect after alleged accomplices leave him behind

  • Muncie, IN: Walgreens Pharmacy Tech bust stealing 4000 hydrocodone and oxycodone pills

  • Elkhart, IN: Police need your help finding the people who stole motorcycles from Elkhart store

  • Athens, GA: Woman used Play-Doh bar code in felony shoplifting scheme at Target

  • Taylorville, IL: 5 arrested in C-Store smash and grab burglary; liquor and cigarettes

  • Jasper, IN: Kentucky Men Arrested for Stealing $1,500 From Indiana Walmart

May 7, 2020

  • D&D Daily Survey: How will COVID-19 impact Loss Prevention & Organized Retail Crime at your stores as the nation prepares to reopen?

  • New York City, NY: Crooks steals $30K worth of cash, liquor and electronics in Manhattan Restaurant Burglaries

  • West Des Moines, IA: Suspect in $12 Kay Jeweler theft, a burglary, and a grab & run released because of COVID-19, arrested again

May 6, 2020

  • D&D Daily Survey: How will COVID-19 impact Loss Prevention & Organized Retail Crime at your stores as the nation prepares to reopen?

  • Cleveland, OH: Thief fills up garbage can with stolen cigarettes during Dollar General burglary

  • Edina, MN: Police report 3 arrested for Felony Theft

  • Auckland, New Zealand: 50 new barbecues stolen from Mitre 10 Mega store

May 5, 2020

  • D&D Daily Survey: How will COVID-19 impact Loss Prevention & Organized Retail Crime at your stores as the nation prepares to reopen?

  • Green Island, NY: Multistate crime ring busted in Green Island

  • Update: Aspen, CO: Wife of Aspen Skiing Co. CEO who stole Millions Asked Judge to Let Her Slide on Remaining 60 Days of Jail Time

  • Minot, ND: TJ MAXX employee charged with $5K Felony Theft

  • Secaucus, NJ: Man charged in $26K burglary of Gucci outlet store; accomplices sought

May 4, 2020

  • D&D Daily Survey: How will COVID-19 impact Loss Prevention & Organized Retail Crime at your stores as the nation prepares to reopen?

  • Macon, GA: CVS shoplifter leads deputies on chase in U-Haul, charged with two felonies

  • Winter Park, CO: Bikes worth $45,000 stolen from Fraser two businesses

Most Notable ORC Cases of April 2020

  • AFT, GBI, Thomas County and Thomasville Police Task force track down suspects, stolen guns

  • LAPD Organized Retail Theft Unit Detectives warning the public of Covid-19 Scams

  • Waterford, CT: Two arrested for theft of $39K In Merchandise From Home Depot

  • Twiggs County, GA: Trucker stole 'large quantity' of Academy Sports merchandise

  • San Francisco, CA: Walgreens Manager Helplessly Films Four Women Looting

  • Brooklyn, NY: NYPD arrests 2 suspect in Foot Locker burglary; $11,000 in merchandise

May 1, 2020

  • D&D Daily Survey: How will COVID-19 impact Loss Prevention & Organized Retail Crime at your stores as the nation prepares to reopen?

  • Top ORC Cases from 2017 - By Dollar Amount

  • 6. $7.2M - Medinah, IL, Man Gets 13 Yr's Prison for $7.2M Credit Card Fraud

  • 7. $6M New York, NY: Thieves steal $6M in jewels while ball drops
    on New Year's Eve

  • 8. $6M - Woman Sentenced for $6 Million "Mystery Shopper" Fraud Scheme

  • 9. $5M - Providence, RI: Jeweler pleads guilty to $5M scheme using fake invoices

  • 10. $4.5M - Chatsworth, CA: Burglars steal nearly $5 Million of Anastasia Beverly Hills make-up products

  • Macon, GA: Bibb County Burglary ring bust recovers stolen electronics, vehicles, cash, and guns

  • Middletown, DE: Troopers Make Arrests in Recent Liquor Store Thefts

  • Lake Zurich, IL: Thieves take 60 champagne bottles, valued at more than $4,000

  • Bakersfield, CA: BPD searching for two Target thieves stealing over $700 in merchandise

April 30, 2020

  • D&D Daily Survey: How will COVID-19 impact Loss Prevention & Organized Retail Crime at your stores as the nation prepares to reopen?

  • Top ORC Cases from 2017 - By Dollar Amount

  • 2. $84M - Big League ORC at the Top Level; $84M Organized Rebate Fraud

  • 3. $23M - Florida Ring Leader Gets 7yrs Prison For Stolen Credit Card Trafficking Ring Involving More Than 114,000 Accounts And Losses Of $23 Million

  • 4. $20M - 22 indicted in ICE-led probe into multimillion dollar theft ring that targeted upscale shopping malls in San Diego area and nationwide

  • 5. $12M - New York: 'Operation Sticky Fingers' busts criminal gang making millions from stolen ink cartridges

  • Paterson, NJ: Over $30K in goods missing after two burglaries in downtown Paterson

  • Arvada, CO: Suspects still at large after burglary at Arvada Gun store

  • Denver, CO: Police are investigating three marijuana dispensaries burglarized that happened overnight

  • Kids steal 46 cars worth more than $1 million from Auto Dealerships

  • Update: Killeen, TX: KPD looking for $7,000 Victoria Secret thieves

April 29, 2020

  • D&D Daily Survey: How will COVID-19 impact Loss Prevention & Organized Retail Crime at your stores as the nation prepares to reopen?

Top ORC Cases from 2017 - By Dollar Amount

  • 1. $170M - Russian National Confesses to Major $170M Credit Card Fraud in Letter to US Court

  • Akron, OH: 3rd Family Dollar targeted in theft of cigarettes

  • Mountain Home, AR: Man arrested for theft of $12,000 worth of makeup

  • Boulder County, CO: $35,000 in bikes stolen from Lyons' Redstone Cyclery

April 28, 2020

  • Special Report Coming Tomorrow - Post COVID-19 ORC - What's Going to Happen?

Top ORC Cases From 2018 - By Dollar Amount

  • 5. $5M - Mt. Pleasant Township, PA: Small Mt. Pleasant Twp. grocer allegedly banked millions by selling stolen goods

  • 6. $3.6M - Worchester, MA: Man held on ID theft charges worked at store tied to $3.6M food stamp fraud

  • 7. $2M - Houston, TX: Thieves smash display cases, make off with $2M in jewelry

  • 8. $2M - Detroit, MI: Store Owner Pleads Guilty To $2M Food Fraud

  • 9. $2M - Pasco County, FL: Suspect in Multi-Million Dollar CC Fraud Ring Arrested for Organized Fraud

  • 10. $1.5M - Marine Corps First Sergeant at Parris Island led $1.5 million razor theft

  • Slidell, LA: 5 teens arrested by Slidell PD after Gun store burglaries and high-speed chase

  • Orem, UT: Repeat Offender apprehended again at Walmart, Police search turns up more problems

  • Thomasville, GA: AFT, GBI, Thomas County and Thomasville Police Task force track down suspects, stolen firearms

April 27, 2020

Top OCR Cases From 2018 - By Dollar Amount

  • 1. $12M - Roxbury Township, NJ: Defendant Indicted In $12M Go-Go Bar ORC Theft Ring

  • 2. $9M - Anderson County, SC: 3 arrested in connection with Organized Retail Thefts, 'Operation Turning Tables'

  • 3. $5.9M - North Haven Man Pleads Guilty in U.S. Court to Role in Large-Scale $5.9M Fencing Operation; Using Boosters With Opioid Addictions - Facing 15 Yrs in Fed Prison

  • 4. $5.M - CC Cloning Gang Member - Syracuse Woman Sentenced to 51 Months in Fed Prison

  • San Angelo, TX: Police searching for 2 men disguised as Walmart employees

  • Cary, IL: Arrest warrant issued for 1 of 3 suspects who burglarized Cary store of $8K in electronics

  • Santa Ana, CA: California Highway Patrol nabs pair for retail thefts

  • Riverhead, NY: Another vacuum thief at Riverhead Target

  • Riverhead, NY: Police investigating Home Depot employee theft of nearly $2,000 in merchandise

April 24, 2020

  • Albuquerque, NM: Suspected shoplifter accused of making off with $70K
    over two years

  • Oak Park, FL: Shoplifters stole thousands of dollars worth of Diapers from Publix, Walgreens, CVS, and Family Dollar

  • Stevens Point, WI: Police search for woman who stole $700 worth of baby supplies from Target

  • Cleveland, OH: Rogaine Thieves bust for theft at Rite-Aid and charged with Violating Stay at Home Orde

  • Millbrook, AL: Police Arrests 3 in Wal-Mart on 17 Theft Charges

  • Grand Traverse County, MI: Man charged with Felony $1000 Theft of Electronics and Gift Cards from Target

  • Lexington County, SC: Shoplifter stole $400 of Lowe's floor tile identified

April 23, 2020

  • Visalia, CA: Large group busted for meat market theft after leaving 'trail of meat' behind

  • Clarksville, TN: Police searching for 3 men linked to string of Lowe's robberies in mid-state

  • Durham, NC: Man tried stealing drills from Home Depot, threatened security officer with knife

  • Hopewell, NY: Two Repeat-Offenders charged with Burglary / Larceny for $370 Walmart theft

April 22, 2020

  • Trussville, AL Trussville PD Shoplifting Review: 17 arrested despite statewide stay-at-home-order

  • Hagerstown, MD: Snacks provide clues to electronics thefts at Walmart Supercenter

  • Belfast, Ireland: Shoplifter with 200 convictions jailed for six months

April 21, 2020

  • In Case You Missed It: Los Angeles, CA: LAPD Organized Retail Theft Unit Detectives warning the public of Covid-19 Scams

  • Wilkes-Barre, PA: Pennsylvania State Police investigate credit card fraud at three separate Lowe's locations

  • Sumter County, FL: Two women arrested after botched 'return' of stolen merchandise at Wal-Mart

April 20, 2020

  • 'Top 10 ORC Cases of 2015-2020' Countdown - #1 (from January 16, 2015)
    Palisades Park, NJ man sentenced to time served for role in $325 Million counterfeit-goods ring 

  • Rochester, NY: Feds want to seize $2.9M in luxury cars, jewelry from owner accused in pawn shop scheme

  • Daytona Beach, FL: Woman was part of trio accused of stealing 26 pairs / $7,200 of Versace sunglasses from LensCrafters at Volusia Mall

  • Mountain Home, ID: Woman charged with 2 Felonies in Shoplift/ Gift Card scam+ violation for Covid

  • Livingston, TX: $2K Shoplifter attacked Off-Duty Police Officer who tried to prevent theft; tied to prior $1K theft

  • Yorktown, CT: Man, Woman Accused Of Stealing $1.8K In Items From Lowe's

  • Chapel Hill, NC: Gas Station Employee Accused of Stealing Nearly 500 Lottery Tickets

  • Centerville, OH: Man and Woman wanted for stealing several thousands of dollars of merchandise from Cabela's over a two-day period

April 17, 2020

  • 'Top 10 ORC Cases of 2015-2020' Countdown - #2 (from January 8, 2016)
    Leader Of International, $200 Million Credit Card Fraud Scam Sentenced To 80 Months In Prison

  • Los Angeles, CA: LAPD Organized Retail Theft Unit Detectives warning the public of Covid-19 Scams

  • Bronx, NY: Masked crooks on Gun Hill Road hold cellphone store owner at gunpoint and steal $11,000 in merchandise

  • Wasco, CA: Two cited for shoplifting at Rite Aid

  • Evanston, IL: CVS apprehends shoplifting suspect stealing nearly $600 of Nicorette Gum

  • Austintown, OH: Police seek suspect for theft of over $500 in merchandise from Walmart

April 16, 2020

  • 'Top 10 ORC Cases of 2015-2020' Countdown - #3 (from May 9, 2016)
    Woman gets 3 years for role in $200M credit card fraud scam

  • Waterford, CT: Two arrested for theft of $39K In Merchandise From Home Depot

  • Fairbanks, AK: Woman arrested for punching Fred Meyer employee confronting her about $1,000 of stolen items

  • Lake Havasu, AZ: Man arrested in 3 separate shoplifting incidents; theft of Baby Formula

  • Joliet, IL: Amazon Fulfillment Center employee arrested for felony theft

April 15, 2020

  • 'Top 10 ORC Cases of 2015-2020' Countdown - #4 (from December 13, 2019)
    Brooksville, FL: Criminal trio arrested after decades of heists, stealing over $30 Million in jewelry and cash

  • Twiggs County, GA: Trucker stole 'large quantity' of Academy Sports merchandise

  • Redwood City, CA: Frequent Kohl's shoplifter is sentenced to 3 years probation

  • Lake Wales, FL: Walmart Shoplifting Suspect Tased By Police After Forcibly Resisting Arrest, nearly $1,000 of merchandise recovered

  • New Orleans, LA: Brazen Shoplifter Wanted; stole 60 cartons of cigarettes

April 14, 2020

  • 'Top 10 ORC Cases of 2015-2020' Countdown - #5 (from January 5, 2015)
    $25M Hack: 16 different retailers hacked by one cybercriminal group, according to report

  • Middlebury, IN: Gas Station Employee charged in $100K+ theft of lottery tickets; estimated winnings of $75,000

  • Boardman, OH: Investigators tracked $50,000 of stolen furniture to America's Wholesale Outlet in Boardman

  • Winchester, KY: Three charged in Rural King theft

  • Update: Summit Township, PA: Pennsylvania State Police Look to Identify Suspect in $900 Theft of Electronics from Target

April 13, 2020

  • 'Top 10 ORC Cases of 2015-2020' Countdown - #6 (from September 29, 2015)
    Ringleader of $24M identity theft ring gets 15 years

  • Dunwoody, GA: Puppies valued at $30,000 to $50,000 stolen from pet store

  • East Greenbush, NY: Albany woman charged with making terroristic threat at Walmart

  • Dunnellon, FL: Two men arrested in $2K theft of e-cigarettes

  • Santa Clarita, CA: Deputies investigate $1K theft at Home Depot

  • Update: Toledo, OH: Man declines plea deal in $5K Walmart/Home Depot theft cases

April 9, 2020

  • 'Top 10 ORC Cases of 2015-2020' Countdown -##7 (from July 26, 2017)
    Florida Ring Leader Gets 7yrs Prison For Stolen Credit Card Trafficking Ring
    Involving More Than 114,000 Accounts And Losses Of $23 Million
    Bought CC#'s Online - Made Fake Cards - Purchased Goods Worth $23M

  • Medford, OR: Two arrested after Walmart $1,400 shoplift goes sideways; possible ties to other thefts

  • Pueblo, CO: Burglary linked to COVID-19? 75 protective suits, 10 respirator masks and 90 respirator mask filters were stolen

  • Fergus Falls, MN: Three arrested for Walmart thefts in Stearns County

  • Columbus, OH: Police investigating 3 female shoplifter loading totes at Home Buys

April 8, 2020

  • 'Top 10 ORC Cases of 2015-2020' Countdown -##8 (from October 10, 2019)
    Biggest International Organized Gang Busted in History
    Nationwide ATM Skimming Gangs Hit U.S. for $20M - All Coordinated

  • San Francisco, CA: Walgreens Manager Helplessly Films Four Women Looting

  • East Greenbush, NY: Suspect told Walmart Loss Prevention she had coronavirus

  • Howell, NJ: Group helped cops apprehend Lowe's shoplifter who had coronavirus

  • Elizabethtown, KY: Two women charged with ORC thefts at Lowe's

  • Sonora, CA: Snowboard / Skateboard shop burglarized of over $7,000 worth of merchandise

  • Wooster, OH: Two women arrested for $1,000 Dunham's Sports shoplifting, leading Police on high speed chase

  • Lexington, KY: Police need your help identifying a shoplifter who stole a $500 television from Walmart

  • Clewiston, FL: Police searching for group of retail thieves hitting multiple area stores

April 7, 2020

  • 'Top 10 ORC Cases of 2015-2020' Countdown -##9 (from January 30, 2015)
    Federal agencies seize more than $19.5 million in fake NFL merchandise during 'Operation Team Player' 

  • Top ORC Job - National Manager, Organized Retail Crime And Special Investigations posted for Rite Aid in Camp Hill, PA

  • Dauohin County, PA: Man accused of stealing approximately $2000 in retail from Walmart in Washington Township

  • Homewood, IL: Emergency Exit Used By Target Thief

  • The Lynchburg Police Department said they are searching for a man who fled from officers Thursday

  • Kohala, HI: Couple arrested for fraudulent use of a credit card

April 6, 2020

  • 'Top 10 ORC Cases of 2015-2020' Countdown - #10 (from June 2, 2015)
    Dallas's Collins Street Bakery controller & wife plead guilty to $17M embezzlement

  • Brooklyn, NY: NYPD arrests 2 suspect in Foot Locker burglary; $11,000 in merchandise

  • Fort Smith, AR: Group of 10 Thieves hit Dillard's for $3,000 in merchandise

  • Madera, CA: Gas Station Burglar arrested with over $2,000 of stolen cigarettes

  • Carson City, NV: Masked pair steal wallet at Walmart, run up $2k on credit card at Douglas store

April 3, 2020

  • '2019's Top 10' ORC Cases Countdown - #1 (from July 11, 2019) - Queens, NY: NYPD bust $24 million gift card scam in Queens

  • Richmond, VA: Suspects spent over $4,800 in credit card fraud

  • Bethlehem Township, PA: Police said civilian helped stop suspected Walmart shoplifters

  • Update: Bakersfield, CA: Police seeking 3 suspect in Armed Theft at Lowe's

  • Update: Toledo, OH: Man accused in $2,000 theft from Walmart and Home Depot going to trial

April 2, 2020

  • '2019's Top 10' ORC Cases Countdown - #2 (from Dec. 9, 2019) - $10 Million Best Buy Burglary Ring, Tulsa, OK: Burglary Ring Suspects Accused Of Crimes Across The State, Arrested

  • Gig Harbor, WA: Wanted ORC suspects facing charge of violating Washington governor's 'stay-at-home' order

  • College Station, TX: Third woman charged in November theft of nearly $4,000 of merchandise from Victoria's Secret

  • Bakersfield, CA: Police seek assistance identifying two youth suspects wanted for Home Depot robbery /assault

April 1, 2020

  • '2019's Top 10' ORC Cases Countdown - #3 (from March 28, 2019) - Jersey City, NJ: 23 charged in multi-million dollar shoplifting ring, Walgreens, CVS, Duane Reade, and Ulta among chains targeted

  • St. Clair County, MI: Sheriff's office investigates $10,000 Boost Mobile Armed Robbery

  • Avondale, PA: PA State Police investigating over $1,000 theft and Assault of Walmart employee

  • Gillette, WY: Over $1,000 of merchandise was stolen from Walmart over the weekend in five separate incidents of "skip scanning"

  • Orland Park, IL: Shoplifter arrested with 9 priors banned from Jewel Osco for life

March 31, 2020

  • '2019's Top 10' ORC Cases Countdown - #4 (from Aug. 2, 2019) - Seattle, WA: FBI: Delivery drivers involved in $10M+ Amazon Theft Ring

  • San Ramon, CA: Woman charged with trying to murder San Ramon Officer during store heist

  • Roseville, CA: Man arrested trying to break into Eyeglasses store that closed due to coronavirus

  • Los Angeles, CA: Felon Charged with Stealing Checks, Bonds, Other Items from Area Post Offices

March 30, 2020

  • '2019's Top 10' ORC Cases Countdown - #5 (from June 11, 2019) - New York: Third Person Cops To $6.5M Navy Exchange Bribery Scheme

  • Portland, OR: Man Arrest for Theft of Thousands Of N95 Masks; recovered items donated to hospital

  • West Rome, GA: Two Arrested for Felony Shoplifting, Terroristic Threats

March 27, 2020

  • '2019's Top 10' ORC Cases Countdown - #6 (from Nov. 4, 2019): Gilbert, AZ: Arizona couple busted in $2.7 million stolen beauty products operation

  • San Leandro, CA: East Bay police can energy-drink robbery suspect who claimed to have coronavirus

  • Fresno, CA: Detectives seeking to identify ID theft suspects who bought thousands in merchandise

March 26, 2020

  • '2019's Top 10' ORC Cases Countdown - #7 (from April 3, 2019): Los Angeles, CA: YouTuber Jeffree Star reveals $2.5M in makeup was stolen from his beauty brand's warehouse by 'black market sellers'

  • Moultrie, GA: Suspect charged in Walgreens Armed Robbery; stole over 100 oxycodone pills

  • Warren County, NY: Warrensburg man charged with theft of electronics

  • Suffolk County, NY: Woman Accused Of Using Five Counterfeit $100 Bills At Long Island Target

  • University Heights, OH: Cleveland woman nabbed for stealing nearly $1,000 worth of Target goods

  • Beachwood, OH: Two men arrested for $620 Dillard's merchandise theft at Beachwood Place Mall

  • New York State Police Investigate Another Theft from Westover Home Depot

March 25, 2020

  • '2019's Top 10' ORC Cases Countdown - #8 (from May 8, 2019): Polk County, FL: Retail theft suspects stole over $2 million in products across Florida, and shipped it to Cuba

  • American Fork, UT: Officials believe they've put a lid on $25,000 Home Depot trash can case

  • Urbana, IL: Walmart employee accused of stealing $16,000 via gift cards

  • Thousands of dollars of stolen Walmart merchandise recovered, 3 Arrested

  • Polk County, FL: Couple accused of shoplifting $600 worth of items at Mulberry Walmart

March 24, 2020

  • '2019's Top 10' ORC Cases Countdown - #9 (from May 10, 2019): Torrance, CA: Police arrest 4, recover $2 to $3 Million in stolen goods involving 'Sophisticated Retail Theft Ring'

  • Providence, RI: 3 steal $15,000 of sporting goods from Champs Sports inside Providence Place Mall; store closed over virus

  • San Francisco, CA: Coronavirus: Video Shows Couple Looting Walgreens as Lockdown Continues

  • Fresno County, CA: 3 arrested on suspicion of looting Walgreens and Save Mart amid coronavirus outbreak

  • Vacaville, CA: Three arrested for stealing $1,200 worth of items from Big Lots

  • Hamden, CT: Woman Stole $600 Worth Of Perfume from Utla Beauty

  • Hamden, CT: Burlington Coat Shoplifter Assaults Loss Prevention Officer in $300 footwear theft

March 23, 2020

  • '2019's Top 10' ORC Cases Countdown - #10 (from June 7, 2019): Winter Haven, FL: Retail theft suspects stole over $2 million in products across Florida

  • Davie, FL: AT&T Store robbed by 3 Men, $30,000 in merchandise stolen

  • Hilo, HI: 8 suspects arrested in simultaneous Department Store burglary, theft related to COVID-19

  • Albuquerque, NM: Aryan Brotherhood Gang member arrested for shoplifting at Sam's Club

  • Suffolk County, NY: Man Wanted For Stealing $2,600 Worth Of Ink Cartridges from Staples

  • King County, WA: Ulta Beauty bandits stole from two stores in same day, over $1,500 of merchandise stolen

  • Lower Nazareth Township, PA: Target shoplifter leads police on chase; suspected in $700 electronics theft

March 20, 2020

  • The Daily's '2019's Top 10' ORC Cases Countdown - Follow Along Right Here - Starting Monday!

  • Los Angeles, CA: Nationwide Burglary Ring busted; $200K in stolen glasses seized

  • Cumberland County, PA: Police quickly arrested 3 suspects wanted in Verizon Armed Robbery

  • Erie, PA: Millcreek Police Investigate Theft of More than $800 Worth of Formula

  • Middletown, CT: Police foil $25,000 fur coat heist, arrest 2 burglars

  • Foxborough, MA: Police search for man accused of stealing bottles of fragrance

March 19, 2020

  • Santa Clarita, CA: Deputies respond to reports of robbery at Canyon Country Home Depot

  • Walmart Shoplifting Suspect Stuffed 35 Items Inside Box

  • Nags Head, NC: Two wanted for $3,000 Ulta Beauty theft

  • Soldotna, AK: Female shoplifter busted with nearly $500 of merchandise from Sportsman's Warehouse and Safeway

  • Lincoln, NE: Walgreens shoplifter flees with 6 Thermometers valued at over $100

  • Owensboro, KY: Merchandise worth $631 was reported stolen Sunday from Walmart

  • Darien, IL: Repeat Offender arrested on Felony Theft charges at The Home Depot

March 18, 2020

  • North Texas feds say crime ring traveled U.S. to steal retail goods and sell on Amazon

  • Clarksville, TN: Police arrest 5, recover 16 Firearms from failed Gun Store Burglary attempt

  • Staten Island, NY: Man accused of stealing $9,700 in watches from Macy's

  • Shreveport, LA: $300 Meat theft from Walmart triggers felony charges for repeat offender with record since 2002

  • Cedar Rapids, IA: Man tried to steal $4,600 in merchandise from Target, provided fake identification

  • Davie, FL: Two Shoplifter flee Target with $1,400 of electronics merchandise

  • Clarksville, TN: Police want to identify 2 woman caught on video; over $1,000 theft

  • Conneaut Lake, PA: woman to trial for theft of 71 cosmetics items valued at $650 from CVS

  • Laredo, TX: Man accused of stealing $800 worth of shoes from Nike outlet

March 17, 2020

  • Paso Robles, CA: Man starts fire inside Lowe's to distract from theft

  • Knox County, TN: Two arrested after deputies find stolen items, and drugs during search

  • Troy, MI: Man charged in theft from Saks Fifth Ave; $51,000 of Louis Vuitton merchandise

  • Placer County, CA: 3 Modesto men arrested after theft of $5k worth of Home Depot faucets

  • Oswego, IL: Merchandise valued at $2,222 was reported stolen from a store

  • Easton, PA: Robber grabs more than $2,800 in drugs from CVS pharmacy

  • Valencia, CA: Three men arrested for $1,500 theft of clothing at Macy's

  • Butler, PA: Woman Facing Charges After Stealing Nearly $1,300 In Merchandise from Boscov's

March 16, 2020

  • Bryan, TX: Bryan men accused of stealing nearly $1,000 in merchandise & food from Walmart, blame coronavirus

  • Isabella County, MI: Four Teens Have Been Accused of a string of smash and grab AT&T Robberies

  • Airdrie, Alberta, CN: Video shows dramatic smash and grab robbery at Walmart

  • Ellenville, NY: State Police Issue Alert For Area Man Wanted On Grand Larceny Charge; caught on camera exiting with $1,099 of merchandise

March 13, 2020

  • Fremont, CA: $1,5M Fencing Operation busted in the Bay Area yields thousands of stolen laptops, phones

  • Lexington, SC: Serial Shoplifter Sentenced to 8 Years

  • Calcasieu Parish, LA: Woman accused of stealing over $60,000 in merchandise from Moss Bluff business

  • Anne Arundel County, MD: Public Helps Identify Suspects In Tide Pod Thefts

  • West Whiteland Township, PA: Multiple Baby Formula thefts reported at Giant Eagle

  • Haverford Township, PA: 2 Female shoplifter hit Lowe's for $600 in merchandise; fled on foot leaving car behind

  • Alliance, OH: Police use Stun Gun on Shoplifter stealing multiple TV's

  • Atlanta, GA: Repeat shoplifter accused of 9 thefts since November; rap sheet since 2014

March 12, 2020

  • Oklahoma: SB 1689 - ORC bill pending before the state legislature seeks to prevent pawn shops from selling stolen goods

  • Natick, MA: Police searching for three theft suspects at Natick Mall

  • Manteca, CA: Pair Sentenced To Prison For Organized Retail Crime

  • Franklin, TN: Serial shoplifter identified; Cash reward for information on his whereabouts

March 11, 2020

  • Pittsburgh, PA: Theft problem could force Sheraden area Family Dollar to go out of business

  • Update: Kalamazoo, MI: Kay Jewelers robber sentenced to 2 plus years in prison; $300,000 theft

  • North Little Rock, AR: Suspect charged in two polo-shirt heists at Dillard's totaling $5,500

  • Queens, NY: Sticky-fingered thief replaces $11G diamond ring in jewelry store with knockoff

  • Forsyth County, GA: Authorities arrest alleged Walmart shoplifter after chase on Ga. 400 in a U-Haul

March 10, 2020

  • East Baton Rouge, LA: Married couple steals over $1000 worth of beer

  • Chicago, IL: Jewelry store burglarized after thieves cut through drywall inside storefront next door

  • Princeton, KY: Three Facing Various Charges In Princeton, Including Theft and Counterfeit

  • Western U.S. Anti-Organized Crime Conference - Sept. 23, 2020

March 9, 2020

  • Hammond, LA: Suspects sought for $29,000 Ulta Beauty thefts

  • Queensbury, NY: Woman headed to prison for repeated thefts

  • Norwich, CT: Florida woman charged in organized shoplifting scheme

  • Goldsboro, NC: Two accused of stealing $3,700 of merchandise from Dick's Sporting Goods

  • Toledo, OH: $1,600 in merchandise stolen from JCPenney at Franklin Park Mall

  • Valencia, CA: Deputies respond to report of grand theft at Ulta Beauty

  • Colonial Height, VA: Sam's Club shoplifter stole two Security Camera Systems valued at $1,000

  • Williston, VT: $800 Best Buy theft identified

  • Joliet, IL: Several hundred dollars worth Spoils of Copper Wire Stolen From Menards

  • Gallatin, TN: Two female suspect wanted for theft from CVS

March 6, 2020

  • Tampa, FL: Stealing credit cards and stealing gas account for millions in yearly fraud

  • Update: Charleston, SC: Police arrest man suspected of stealing more than $20,000 worth of merchandise from Apple store

  • Traverse City, MI: Hundreds of Stolen Items recovered in Northern Michigan

  • Clarksburg, WV: Lowe's employee accused of stealing $6,000+ worth of merchandise from store, giving half away as Christmas gifts

  • Glen Burnie, MD: Sears shoplifters allegedly assaulted guard who tried stopping them

  • Katy, TX: Thieves Steal 15 Yeti Coolers from Academy Store

  • Williamsburg, KY: Police arrest Illinois woman for $2,600 cellphone theft from Walmart

  • Sahuarita, AZ: The Sahuarita Police Department is looking for two suspects involved in a strong-arm robbery at Walmart

  • Haverford Township, PA: Attempted Theft at Lowe's, suspect attempted to return $500 worth of merchandise that he collected while in the store

  • Grove City, PA: Three women facing charges of $500 theft from 3 Outlet stores

  • Wichita Fall, TX - Woman uses "a stack of" magnets to attempt theft at Walmart

March 5, 2020

  • Dallas,TX: 2 Former Deputies Indicted in Alleged Looting of Tornado-Ravaged Home Depot

  • Richmond, VA: $250,000 of stolen tools recovered; not ORC but truly Organized

  • Laredo, TX: Woman facing charges for stealing 182 Vape Cartridges

  • Navasota , TX: DEA investigating pharmacist; charged with 3rd degree felony theft

  • Ravalli County, MT: Manhunt underway for alleged shoplifter near Corvallis; felony theft, reckless eluding and contempt

  • East Palatka, FL: Putnam County Deputies seeking suspect in Power Tool theft from Ace Hardware

March 4, 2020

  • Texas Man Charged in $1.9M Warranty Fraud Scheme

  • Update: Riverdale, UT: Home Depot files action against fired Employee in case of $300,000 in stolen gift cards

  • Racine County, WI: Man dressed as woman allegedly steals $37K in iPhones, iPads from Burlington Walmart

  • Portland, OR: Man says he stole over $14K from Ulta Beauty stores to support heroin habit

  • York, PA: Police trying to identify thief who stole $700 worth of items from Walmart

  • Knoxville, TN: Knoxville Police investigators are looking for a woman suspect of committing felony theft at the JC Penney

March 3, 2020

  • Lady Lake, FL: Pair arrested in attempted theft of Michael Kors and Gucci merchandise

  • Seattle, WA: Some Seattle merchants see shoplifting on the rise; Stores increase security measures to stem uptick in the crime

  • Gansevoort, NY: New York State Police: Shoplifting case leads to felony charge; over $1,000 theft

  • East Lampeter Township, PA: Man charged with theft of nearly $650 of merchandise from Walmart

  • Newhall, CA: True Value hardware store the victim of a $450 theft

March 2, 2020

  • Update: Truck driver sentenced for $250,000 cargo theft caper involving 900 laptops

  • Manteca, CA: Police snag another suspect in organized retail theft

  • Scottsdale, AZ: Man wanted for $5,000 identity theft at Fashion Square Mall

  • Macon, GA: Man tries to steal almost $100 worth of Tide Pods in Macon Kroger

February 28, 2020

  • Crescent City, CA: Home Depot Employee, Local Contractor Arrested for Burglary, Grand Theft and Conspiracy

  • West Hartford, CT: 20 year employee charged with stealing $179k of jewelry from Lux Bond & Green

  • Boynton Beach, FL: Special Task Force arrest a man wanted for stealing over $10,000 in merchandise during a recent rash of thefts at cellphone stores

  • Colonie, NY: A serial shoplifter linked to a thefts in a number of municipalities was arrested and charged with stealing more than $3,000 worth of over the counter drugs from Shop Rite

  • Dade County, FL; Three female tourist attempt to steal $3,200 of merchandise from Macy's
    Brick, NJ: Home Depot Power Tool Thief arrested with $5,000 of merchandise

  • Palatine, IL: Man arrested at Walmart attempting to steal $619 of merchandise

  • Lady Lake, FL: Hat helps ID suspected shoplifter during return trip to Best Buy

  • Bridgewater, NJ: Target shoplifter fails to scan nearly $400 of merchandise

February 27, 2020

  • Hobart, IN: Five Men accused of shoplifting punched Macy's LP, led police on chase

  • Wyandotte, MI: Accused shoplifter fakes illness to avoid arrest; pulled stunt three times on same day

  • Evansville, IN: Police Officer struggles with a shoplifter in a moving car, man said, 'I'll kill us both'

  • Update: St Louis County, MO: Man arrested after $100,000 worth of rare video games stolen from South County store

  • UK: Blackburn, England: Shoplifter stole 'expensive' Gaviscon to send to parents in Romania

  • Chicago, IL: Three charged with stealing items worth $6000 from Elmhurst Kohl's

February 26, 2020

  • California Fraud Ring Member Gets 4 Yrs. Federal Prison for International Mail & Wire Fraud Conspiracy

  • New York, NY: Burqa-wearing man steals nearly $1 million in jewelry from Piaget in Hudson Yards

  • Alabama man sentenced for stealing 900 ACER Chromebook laptops worth nearly $250,000 from tractor-trailer

  • Nashville, TN: 20+ guns, ammunition stolen during smash-and-grab burglary at Bass Pro Shops

  • Manteca, CA: Four Suspects Arrested For Organized Retail Crime at JC Penney

  • Roseville, MI: $1K Thief chases, strikes Home Depot worker after confrontation

  • New York, NY: Century 21 arrest 4 for theft on $3,200 in merchandise

  • College Station, TX: Man helped steal more than $3,000 in lingerie from Victoria's Secret

  • New York, NY: Target thief flees with a vacuum and other items valued at $600

  • New York, NY: Duane Reade reported the theft by a man of nearly $2,000 in make-up

  • Brunswick Hills, OH: Three women wanted in connection to $1,000 theft at Discount Drug Mart

February 25, 2020

  • Jonesboro, AR: 3 accused of stealing $9,000 in perfume from Ulta

  • Huntington Station, NY: 2 Men Steal Thousands Worth Of iPads & Headphones From Target

  • Marion County, FL Family Dollar shoplifter clogs toilets to distract store workers

  • Oak Creek, WI: Van Loaded With 300 Gallons Stolen Fuel Stopped By Police

  • Exton, PA: Police search for 2 female fragrance thieves hitting Sephora for nearly $600

  • Meridian, MS: 3 Repeat Offenders hit Ulta in a Grab & Run

  • Glen Rock, NJ: CVS Shoplifter arrested with 56 items, valued at $430

February 24, 2020

  • CLEAR February 2020 Newsletter - 11th Annual Training Conference Set for Oct. 26-29 in San Antonio

  • Nationwide Credit Card Fraud Ring - New Orleans Man Pleads Guilty In Nationwide Credit Card Fraud Ring - Faces 25 Yrs Fed. Prison

  • New York, NY: Suspect Steals Nearly 10K Worth of Jeans From Stores in New York

  • Gillette, WY: No Suspects Yet Identified In Early Morning $10K Burglary At AT&T

  • Gary, IN: Five Macy's Shoplifter led Police on highway chase

  • Halfmoon, NY: Three charged in theft scheme targeting Halfmoon,
    Wilton Lowe's stores

  • Lincoln, CA: Police say same man may have stolen more than $2100 of baby formula from Target

February 21, 2020

  • Knox County, TN: Man charged after Knox Co. businesses lose thousands in scam

  • Jeffersonville, IN: Two charged with stealing $10K-plus in merchandise from Kroger

  • Aventura, FL: 2 men sought in string of electronics heists in South Florida

  • Scottsdale, AZ: 3 Men wanted in connection to $10K Jewelry theft

  • Lincoln, CA: Police say same man may have stolen more than $2100 of baby formula from Target store

February 20, 2020

  • East Brunswick, NJ: Kohl's Smash-and-grab shoplifters sought in $157k jewelry theft

  • Fredericksburg, VA: Thieves use stolen cards to make thousands in fraudulent purchases

  • Fairview Heights, IL: 4 women who stole from Macy's, pepper-sprayed store workers

February 19, 2020

  • Update: Santa Ana, CA: Man gets 22 years in prison for $360,000 California, Arizona Verizon Robberies

  • Bucks County, PA: Men smashed into Bensalem store, stole $100K in motor bikes

  • Wauwatosa, WI: Thieves stole $25,000 worth of products from Mayfair, Bayshore Apple Stores in less than 24 hours

  • Wheaton, IL: 3 accused of stealing from stores in DuPage, crashing into Chicago police car

  • Brooklyn, NY: Dollar store employee attacked by battery and teddy bear thieves

  • Lincolnwood, IL: Police report $19,000 worth of wheels and tires stolen from dealership

  • Barstow, CA: Two men identified in the $11,000 Bally's Burglary, high-speed pursuit from Barstow to DTLA

  • Los Banos, CA: Two suspects arrested after J.C. Penney store robbery

  • Tulsa, OK: Four man sought in department store Grab & Run

  • Update: Wife of embezzler in $6M Aspen Skiing Co. scheme blames husband at sentencing; given 90 days in jail

February 18, 2020

  • Denham Springs, LA: Stunned shoppers look on as trio caught on camera walking out of Ulta without paying for merchandise

  • North Olmsted, OH: Alleged shoplifter, getaway driver accused of hitting North Olmsted officer arrested

  • Camden, N.J. Fraud Gang of 10 Charged for $1.5M Fraud Scheme

  • Fishers, IN: Police warning residents of Organized Theft gang operation targeting Hamilton County

  • Madison, WI: Shoplifter threatens Woodman's Grocery employees with knife; cart full of merchandise

  • Macon, GA: Man charged with two Family Dollar burglaries; Deputies say he took a shopping cart full of Laundry Detergent in both burglaries

  • Baton Rouge, LA: Woman used infant to hide stolen items while shoplifting in Old Navy; charged with Organized Retail Theft

February 14, 2020

  • Tampa, FL: Fourth arrest made in diesel fuel theft cases

  • Sioux Falls, SD: 2 charged with $20,000 theft from Verizon store

  • Fairfield, CT: Pair Stole $1,800 In Items From Stop & Shop; associated
    with ORC Ring

  • McLennan County , TX: Former probation officer arrested in multi-county theft ring bust

  • Manteca, CA: 2 Arrested In Connection To Organized Retail Crime Ring In Manteca

  • Los Banos, CA: Repeat JC Penney thieves arrested after $2,400 grab and run theft

February 13, 2020

  • Howell, MI: Man Charged 1st Degree Retail Fraud, Organized Retail Crime and Police Chase Headed To Trial

  • Ocoee, FL: 3 suspects accused of stealing 30 Apple iPhones from Walmart

  • Boise, ID: Two arrested in Boise $11,000 gift card thefts

  • Millburn, NJ: Woman arrested at Saint Laurent at Short Hills attempting a fraudulent purchase of nearly $8,000 in merchandise

  • Queens, NY: Burglars plunder a Walgreens, steal $1,300 in baby formula

  • Wichita Falls, TX: Truck driver jailed for stealing $26,000 worth of cigarettes

February 12, 2020

  • Beaumont, TX: Man guilty of Interstate Transportation of Stolen Goods; $117,000 of Best Buys items from AL and MS

  • Dania Beach, FL: T-Mobile smash-and-grab burglary targeting Apple Watches and iPads

  • Tinley Park, IL: Police say man conspired to steal $35K in iPhones from Best Buy

  • Montgomery, AL: Woman charged after stealing over $800 worth of candles from Bath & Body Works
    Fairfield, CT: Retail theft ring suspects caught after foot pursuit

February 11, 2020

  • Charleston, WV: $400,000 Fencing Operation - Massive Shoplifting Scheme Targeting Major Retail Stores Shut Down

  • Brentwood, CA: Police Vehicle Struck During Pursuit; $10,000 worth of merchandise stolen from Ulta

  • Update: York County, PA: Police seek to identify suspects in $4.3K retail theft at Old Navy

  • Oswego, IL: Police Investigating After Suspects Allegedly Steal Over $6,700 in Alcohol From Business

February 10, 2020

  • Chesterfield, MO: Woman accused of operating online boutique using stolen items

  • Stamford, CT: 2 men stole $80K worth of Rolex watches from Lord & Taylor

  • Bethel Park, PA: Three people charged in Best Buy Burglary

  • Idaho Falls, ID: Husband of employee accused of stealing from Sam's Club faces felony charges

  • Snyder County, PA: PA State Troopers investigating the burglary of 18 Snow Boards valued at nearly $10,000
    Queensbury, NY: Couple face felonies for Walmart cart push-out theft

February 7, 2020

  • Two Chinese Nationals Hit Walmart & Elderly Consumers for $600,000
    in Walmart Gift Cards

  • San Diego, CA: Woman, 66, accused of stealing $300K in decade-long series of jewelry store thefts

  • Las Vegas, NV: Couple arrested on Organized Theft Charges, everything from a stolen Porsche to pharmacy items

  • Update: Laurel, DE: FedEx Supervisor pleads guilty to stealing $3.6M in merchandise

  • New York, NY: A Purse Worth $23,000 Was Stolen From Gwyneth Paltrow's
    Goop Store

  • Update: Miami County, OH: Theft Ring suspect sentenced to 8 years, restitution of $38,000 to Home Depot and Harris Jeweler

  • Troy, MI: 27 charges issued in Troy police, MSP shoplifting crackdown

  • Toppenish, WA: Arrests in $25,000 Hardware store burglary; additional $5,000 in store damage

  • Daly City, CA: Police Investigate Theft Of More Than $2,000 In Merchandise From Victoria's Secret

February 6, 2020

  • Four sentenced for attempting to steal $6M in merchandise & intricate $1M counterfeiting scam

  • Milburn, NJ: Bloomingdale in Short Hill the target of a $120,000 Rolex Smash & Grab

  • Milburn, NJ: Louis Vuitton at The Mall at Short Hills hit for $10,000

  • Pembroke Pines, FL: Sephora Shoplifters Stole Nearly A Grand Worth Of Merchandise

  • Orlando, FL: Sprint employee accused of stealing 8k worth of merchandise through fake accounts

  • Onamia, MN: Traffic stop uncovers $3,500 in stolen goods; including Victoria's Secret, Pink, and J.C. Penney's, among others

  • Milford, CT: 2 women attempt to shoplift over $1,500 in frozen seafood from ShopRite

  • Marin County, CA: Target shoplifter busted with over $1,000 in merchandise

February 5, 2020

  • Brooklyn ID Theft Gang Member Gets 9 Yrs Fed. Prison for $3.5M in Fraud Purchases Hitting Retailers

  • Yulee, FL: 4 people accused of stealing from Hibbett Sports in Yulee involved in high-speed chase

  • Jacksonville, FL: Thieves target Northside beauty store in $20,000 smash-and-grab

  • Lacey, NJ: Man Found Weeks After Home Depot Shoplifting

  • Walnut Creek, CA: 2 Men Charged In Macy's Jewelry Theft; $145,000, between the jewelry and damage to the store

  • Perth, Australia: Shop owners in Perth's CBD praise Operation Heat Shield targeting shoplifting, concerned about funding ending in May

  • Thornbury Township, PA: Woman Charged with Theft of $1,879 in Merchandise from Giant Supermarket

February 4, 2020

  • Blue Mountain, MS: Four charged with embezzlement from
    Dirt Cheap Distribution Center

  • Tulsa, OK: Man accused of stealing Amazon delivery van;
    items found in storage unit, shed

  • New York, NY: Banana Republic and Athleta targeted by thieves

  • Update: Pensacola, FL: Man charged in Burglary of Pawn Shop; 23 Guns and $40,000 in Jewelry...10 guns remain missing

  • New Britain Township, PA: Police Woman Steals 45 Cans Of Baby Formula from Giant Food

  • Tilden Township, PA: Police Investigating $1,700 Theft of Beats Headphones from Walmart

February 3, 2020

  • San Antonio, TX: Authorities crack down on criminal operation tied to thefts at The Home Depot; sold stolen tools via social media

  • St George, UT: 2 Chinese Nationals arrested in $600,000 Walmart Gift Card Fraud targeting the elderly

  • Port St. Lucie, FL: 7 arrested after dramatic gun heist at Florida Bass Pro Shops

  • Ocala, FL: Rural King Gun Store Robbers Plead Guilty In Federal Court

  • Perry, IA: Trooper breaks up alleged forgery, identity-theft ring

  • New York City man busted in Pittsburgh Apple Store, found with $27,000 of merchandise from Apple's Crocker Park in Westlake, OH

  • San Diego, CA: GameStop employees zip-tied in Armed Robbery, $4,500 of Video game equipment stolen

  • Erie, PA: Two Accused of Stealing $555 of Baby Formula from Giant Eagle, Trying to Return it at Different Store

  • Lebanon County, PA: Police looking to ID person of interest involving suspected identity theft at Ulta Beauty

  • York County, PA: Police are asking for help in identifying three females regarding a Target theft

January 31, 2020

  • Brooklyn ID Theft Gang Member Gets 9 Yrs Fed. Prison for $3.5M in Fraud Purchases Hitting Retailers

  • Yulee, FL: 4 people accused of stealing from Hibbett Sports in Yulee involved in high-speed chase

  • Jacksonville, FL: Thieves target Northside beauty store in $20,000 smash-and-grab

  • Lacey, NJ: Man Found Weeks After Home Depot Shoplifting

  • Walnut Creek, CA: 2 Men Charged In Macy's Jewelry Theft; $145,000, between the jewelry and damage to the store

  • Perth, Australia: Shop owners in Perth's CBD praise Operation Heat Shield targeting shoplifting, concerned about funding ending in May

  • Thornbury Township, PA: Woman Charged with Theft of $1,879 in Merchandise from Giant Supermarket

January 30, 2020

  • Shreveport, LA: Third hotel employee arrested in Holiday Inn theft, 4 more wanted

  • Charleston, WV: Police looking for group accused of stealing $13,000 worth of cell phones from Sam’s Club

  • Burnaby, BC, Canada: Shoplifters in Burnaby's biggest mall targeted in RCMP blitzes

  • Wheeling, WV: Man faces felony charges after repeatedly stealing booze from a CVS store over a 3-day period

  • Fayetteville, GA: 72 arrested during Fayetteville Christmas crime sweep; 58 at Walmart

January 29, 2020

  • Bay Area Counterfeiting Gang of Six Going to Federal Prison
    Bay Area Residents Sentenced To 5 Years For Counterfeit Currency And Credit Card Fraud Schemes

  • Las Vegas Man Gets 27 Months Fed. Prison For Hitting Sam's Club's in Pittsburgh, FL. & Calif. - Making fraudulent gift card purchases of $382,000

  • Petaluma, CA: Organized Retail Theft Suspects Arrested In Petaluma

  • Update: Hayward, CA: Three Oakland sisters charged in Retail Theft Ring case

  • St George, UT: Detectives still searching for some of the 21 firearms stolen from C-A-L Ranch store in St. George

  • Turtle Creek, PA., Iklas Davis, 38, Hits Best Buy & Other Retailers
    Using Stolen ID's & Credit Cards Indicted - Faces 17 Yrs & $750k in Fines Max. or Both

  • Crestwood, IL: Bail Revoked For Man Accused Of Swiping over $3,000 in Power Tools From Menard's on 2 occasions

  • Palm Beach, FL: Man shoplifted merchandise worth $2,214 at Neiman Marcus

  • St George, UT: 4 Arrested on Retail Theft and Counterfeit Charges after fighting with Police

January 28, 2020

  • Update: Menifee, CA: Woman to be arraigned for alleged $34,000 of Burglaries of Inland Empire Ulta Beauty stores

  • Goodyear, AZ: Pair hurt in Police Shooting outside TJ Maxx was wanted for $25,000 of shoplifting

  • Vallejo, CA: $15,000 Ulta Beauty thieves arrested in Oakland after high-speed chase

  • Ocala, FL: 41-year-old woman accused of 41 theft incidents at Wal-Mart

  • Owasso, OK: Alleged Lowe's shoplifter hospitalized in rollover crash following Police Chase

  • Evansville, WY: Woman Accused of Stealing $15K Worth of Hair Shears from Traveling salesman's van

  • Del City, OK: Suspect robs CVS of over $6k in drugs with flare gun

  • Palo Alto, CA: Four Macy's thieves caught with $5,000 of merchandise; help from witness

  • Florence, SC: Police seek 7 for questioning in shoplifting incidents at Dick's and JC Penney

January 27, 2020

  • Redwood, CA: Fencing ring bust yields $2M in stolen goods in San Francisco, San Mateo Counties

  • Chicago, IL: Thieves Steal 150 Pieces Of Jewelry In Under 2 Minutes At Mag Mile Store

  • New York, NY (Tribeca): Police Search for Suspects in $42,000 NYC Coat Heist

  • Westport, CT: Four arrested for wireless store robbery; items valued at nearly $7,000

  • Ocala, FL: 2 men arrested for theft of $20,000 mowers and $5,000 trailer from Rural King

  • Vermillion County, IN: 2 charged for thefts: $2,100 Tractor Supply and $1,400 from Walmart

  • West Springfield, MA: Home Depot Thief crashes during Police Chase, over $1,200 of merchandise recovered

January 24, 2020

  • Russian Brothers Get 12 Yrs. Fed. Prison - "Running Massive" Identity Theft & Credit Card Fraud Factory from their Ft. Lauderdale Residence - Hit Target Stores for Over $100,000 in High-End Electronics

  • Alexandria, VA: Russian pleads guilty in Virginia to $20 Million credit card fraud

  • Ventura County, CA: Man sentenced 8 years in Hard Drive Theft Scheme

  • Atlanta, GA: Shoplifters accused of taking advantage of Lenox Mall shooting chaos

  • Fowlerville, MI: C-Store Employee steals $120K in lottery tickets, deletes camera footage

  • Oak Brook, IL: 3 men steal up to $10,000 in iPhones from Apple Store in Oak Brook Mall

  • Naugatuck, Three suspects stole $10,000 of merchandise from T-Mobile

  • San Rafael, CA: Police arrest Northgate Mall Victoria's Secret thief with $5,700 of stolen merchandise

  • Athens, AL: Pharmacy employee charged with Percocet and Oxycodone theft

January 23, 2020

  • Fredericksburg, VA: Man arrested in suspected in major theft operation

  • Gainesville, FL: Suspect Arrested: Man exits Best Buy by roof after stealing $50k in electronics

  • Hamilton, County, OH: Truck driver wanted in alleged $200,000 Texas chicken hustle arrested in Ohio

  • Southington, CT: Man accused of organized retail theft;
    $2,500 of items from Lowes and Home Depot

  • Jackson, MS: Man could be serial Apple Watch thief

  • Detroit, MI: Man arrested for armed robbery in Detroit had more than 30 iPhones

  • Jackson County, MI: Michigan State Police seize 100 fraudulent credit cards, gift cards and debit cards in bust

January 22, 2020

  • Knoxville, TN: Update: KCSO: Organized Retail Crime Holiday Task Force arrested more than 300 people

  • Youngstown, OH: 1,700 pills, money taken during robbery of CVS Pharmacy

  • Raleigh, NC: 2 thieves take $200K in merchandise from mall jewelry store

  • Houston, TX: Man accused of stealing $1,100 worth of lingerie and adult toys from a Katz Boutique

  • Bridgewater, NJ: Two Arrested for Theft of Almost $900 Worth of Electronics from Target

  • Bridgewater, NJ: Man arrested for theft of $588 of merchandise from The Home Depot

January 21, 2020

  • Cleveland, OH: Police looking for women accused of stealing $5,000 worth of perfume from Ulta Beauty store

  • Grafton, WI: Two arrested for $1,000 theft from Dick's, ending with a high speed roll-over crash

  • North Decatur, GA: Female Distraction Thief ran off with $5,000 Rolex watch from North DeKalb Mall

  • Lake County, IN: Two arrested with Active Warrants and Nationwide Ban from Walmart caught steal Bed Sheets and Baby Formula

  • Miami, FL: Thieves Steal $5K in Liquor During Burglary of local liquor store

  • Shoplifter fails to make clean getaway with 14 bottles of body wash

January 20, 2020

  • Ringleader of High-End Clothing & Jewelry Heist Crew in Philadelphia Area Get 10 Years Prison & $398,960 Restitution Order

  • Miami, FL: Smash And Grab Thieves Target Hallandale Beach Cell Phone Store

  • Oklahoma City, OK: Ham burglar caught on camera: woman hides 6-pound ham in her skirt

  • 3rd of 8 men charged in mob shoplifing at Pleasant Prairie Premium Outlets sentenced to prison

  • Cook County, IL: Woman Pleads Guilty To Stealing $600 of Baby Formula

January 17, 2020

  • 10 Yrs Fed Jail Time For Ringleader Of South Jersey Theft Ring: FBI

  • Visalia, CA: 1 of 3 Arrested in Ulta Beauty Robbery involving Stun Gun

  • Lacey, NJ: Man with outstanding warrants arrested for $2,500 theft at The Home Depot

  • Orange County, FL: Florida mom caught stealing $2,000 of items from Gucci store, leaves child behind to run from security

  • Suffolk County, NY: Man Wanted For Stealing $475 Worth Of Merchandise From Long Island CVS

January 16, 2020

  • Detroit, MI: VICE Officers raid Livernois Food Center for stolen merchandise

  • San Diego, CA: Armed man steals 25 iPhones during robbery at Verizon store

  • Fayette County, GA: Man charged with 35 counts of shoplifting at The Home Depot

  • Man with Long Criminal History Pleads Guilty to $146K Credit Card Fraud in Conn.

  • Broward County, FL: Two Cellphones burglaries net over $3,000 in merchandise

  • Marin, CA: Police arrest Oakland man suspected of stealing $1,000 in jackets

  • New York, NY: Two Shoplifter steal over $3,100 of beauty products from CVS

  • Shrewsbury Township, PA: State Police seek these suspects in theft of $3K worth of video games from Walmart

  • New York, NY: Duane Reade reports theft of 24 bottle of fragrance, valued at $1,675

  • Gonzales, LA: Home Depot Shoplifter abandons $1,200 of stolen merchandise after worker confronts him in parking lot

  • New York, NY: Two shoplifters steal $1,100 of Cold Medicine from Target on Greenwich

  • Macon County, IL: Shoplifters who tried to distract Menard's store staff get caught with $875 of merchandise

  • Sahuarita, AZ: Two Shoplifter arrested by Off-Duty Officer with over $800 of Fry's merchandise; warrants out in 3 cities

January 15, 2020

  • Newport Beach, CA: Woman Behind Bars for Allegedly Stealing $2 Million Worth of Jewelry

  • Dinuba, CA: Surveillance video captures burglars stealing over $100k in cash and jewelry

  • Blackfoot, ID: Thieves steal more than $6,000 worth of chainsaws

  • Alpharetta, GA: Police seeking female Target shoplifter, theft of 3 TV's total value of $1,650

  • Third Chicago-Area Man Gets 8 Yrs Fed. Prison for Stealing Firearms From Illinois Gun Stores

January 14, 2020

  • Update: Minneapolis, MN: Two Men Charged After Stealing Nearly $20,000 In Apple Watches And Selling Them On Mom's Facebook

  • Youngstown, OH: Moms take kids on Lego shoplifting spree at Boardman, Cortland, Austintown, Walmarts

  • Yuba City, CA: Two Men arrested in $5,000 AT&T Burglary

  • Palo Alto, CA: Four arrested in Macy's '$5,000 Grab and Run' theft; Police say armloads of clothing were stolen

  • New York, NY: Calculator heist at Target in East Village adds up to $1,200 in stolen goods

  • Vacaville, CA: Police arrest two for shoplifting $1,100 of merchandise from Kohl's

January 13, 2020

  • Palo Alto, CA: Bloomingdale's burglarized, trio of thieves steal $83K in jewelry

  • Clackamas, OR: 4 New York residents arrested in $32K identity theft ring
    bust at Costco

  • New York, NY: NYC Diamond District pawnshop raided by authorities

  • Salt Lake City, UT: Man arrested in Springville after reportedly stealing thousands of Walmart electronics

  • Livonia, MI: Man Caught Using Stolen Identity At Camera Store, was arrested on an 8 count felony warrant

  • Update: Detroit, MI: Man pleads guilty in Bowling Green Kroger robbery case

  • Columbus, OH: Alleged "Red Bull Bandit" steals 200 cans of energy drink from North Columbus store


January 10, 2020

  • Palo Alto, CA: Bloomingdale's burglarized, trio of thieves steal $83K in jewelry

  • Clackamas, OR: 4 New York residents arrested in $32K identity theft ring
    bust at Costco

  • Boise, ID: Police recover $14,000 worth of tools stolen from Home Depot; In honor of Law Enforcement Appreciation Day, Home Depot thanked the Officers

  • Peoria, AZ: Surveillance video shows thief stealing $10K worth of watches from Jewelry store

January 9, 2020

  • Tallahassee, FL: Best Buy burglary may be connected to Nation-wide ring

  • Milpitas, CA: 3 Arrested in Milpitas Walgreens Robbery, Vehicle Crash

  • Jefferson City, TN: Police arrest 5, recover nearly $6,000 in stolen Walmart merchandise

  • CALORCA 2020 ORC Conference - Feb. 12-13

January 8, 2020

  • Knox County, TN: Knox County Sheriff's Office Retail Crime Taskforce nets 325 arrests / $170,000 over the holidays

  • Pleasant Prairie, WI: Police arrest six in alleged 'grab-and-go' thefts at Premium Outlets

  • Millbrook, AL: Woman charged with 21 counts of theft from Millbrook business

  • Northampton County, PA: Burglars flee with $12,000 of Generators, Chainsaws and blower from Hardware Supply store

  • Medford, OR: Police searching for Marshall's Shoplifter who crashed Fire Doors

January 7, 2020

  • Chicago, IL: Over $50,000 worth of merchandise stolen from Louis Vuitton on Magnificent Mile

  • Suspected perfume thieves jailed after heist at ULTA Beauty

  • Santa Rosa, CA: Lululemon store burglarized, marking third theft in four months

  • Gibsonia, PA: Walmart employee caught in counterfeit money scheme using 'poorly printed' $100 bills

January 6, 2020

  • Mettawa, IL: Trio Charged With Stealing Nearly $20K in Jewelry From Costco

  • Allen Park, MI: String of burglaries at Target stores overnight in Wayne Co.

  • Paris, France: Police warning after more than 20 Rolex watches are stolen over the weekend

  • Marion ORC Meeting - February 4, 2020 11am-12pm



January 3, 2020

  • Fresno, CA: Car detail shops loses more than $30,000 in products after robbery

  • Sioux City, IA: Texas man pleads guilty to using stolen credit card numbers to buy $24,000 of goods

  • Lufkin, TX: Police searching for suspects accused of stealing $5,000 worth of electronics from Target

  • UK: St Albans, England: Warner Bros. Studio employee stole 1,400 Harry Potter Wands and Ties to sell on eBay

  • Sacramento, CA: Witnesses help thwart Home Depot $3,000 Power Tool thieves

  • Utica, MI: Police searching for pair caught on camera in $1,900 shoplifting spree

  • Berlin, VT: Woman stole 6 laptops from Walmart

January 2, 2020

  • Nassau County, NY: Third Suspect Nabbed For Stealing More Than $260K In Goods From LI Bloomingdale's

  • Cedar Rapids, IA: Nordstrom employee accused of stealing $7,000 in merchandise at Fulfillment Center

  • Salem, MA: 5 people accused of robbing Danvers clothing store face judge

  • Knoxville, TN: KPD searching for 3 suspects accused of stealing from Ulta Beauty

  • Franklin, TN: $16,000 of tires stolen from Franklin business

  • San Bernardino County, CA: $5,000 Grand theft at T-Mobile store in Apple Valley leads to search for suspects

  • Ash Flat, AR: Four charged with $4,000 commercial burglary following theft at Walmart

  • Baton Rouge, LA: Target employee allegedly caught stealing nearly $2,000 in merchandise


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