Do Certain Crimes Really Spike During the Holidays?

Do Certain Crimes Really Spike During the Holidays?

Do Certain Crimes Really Spike During the Holidays?

The holiday season, while filled with love, laughter, and joy, isn’t always relaxing. For most people, running around doing last-minute shopping and spending money is...

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My Child was Caught Shoplifting. Now What?

My Child was Caught Shoplifting. Now What?

Parents who believe they have raised smart and honest children never forget the late-night call notifying them that their child was caught shoplifting. At first,...

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When Does Shoplifting Become a Felony Offense in Florida?

When Does Shoplifting Become a Felony Offense in Florida?

It’s fair to assume that many of us have considered casually taking merchandise from a favorite or frequented retailer. After all, what difference will one...

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Walmart Robber Sentenced to 26 Years for Robbery With Deadly Weapon

Walmart Robber Sentenced to 26 Years for Robbery With Deadly Weapon

This past June in Orlando, local WalMart employees and customers became part of what seemed like a scene out of a cops and robbers movie...

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FL House Supports Bill that Would Increase Felony Theft Threshold

FL House Supports Bill that Would Increase Felony Theft Threshold

**Update** As of July 2019, Florida’s Felony Theft Threshold is $750. Still far lower than in other states! Florida state statutes define the criteria for...

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Methods of Retail Return Fraud

Methods of Retail Return Fraud

Return fraud occurs when a person steals merchandise from a retail store and then returns it to receive cash. Additionally, another form of return fraud...

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South Bay Woman Charged with Shoplifting at SeaWorld

South Bay Woman Charged with Shoplifting at SeaWorld

SeaWorld is not a usual target for thieves, or at least it wasn’t until earlier this year when authorities arrested a 52-year-old woman for shoplifting...

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US Retailers Falsely Accusing People of Shoplifting to Recover Losses

US Retailers Falsely Accusing People of Shoplifting to Recover Losses

United States shoppers have been experiencing an uncertain situation in the last few years. Thousands are arrested every year while going about their regular business...

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Shoplifting and Retail Theft Defenses

Shoplifting and Retail Theft Defenses

It happens all too often that shoppers pick up enticing merchandise and forget to pay at the checkout. Many times, the merchandise isn’t worth much...

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Retail Stores Are Now Using Facial Recognition to Catch Shoplifters

Retail Stores Are Now Using Facial Recognition to Catch Shoplifters

In the last couple of years, many retail stores have been incurring huge losses resulting from shoplifting. However, with the new technology of using cameras...

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Do Certain Crimes Really Spike During the Holidays?
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