TITLE

Retailers, Feds Join To Fight Organized Theft

AUTHOR(S)
Ellis, Kristi
PUB. DATE
September 2009
SOURCE
WWD: Women's Wear Daily;9/4/2009, Vol. 198 Issue 49, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the move of several U.S. government agencies including the National Retail Federation and Department of Homeland Security's U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) division to combat organized retail crime. It notes that the development of criminal gangs who steal large volumes of goods from stores and resell them online have alarmed the ICE. The Federal Bureau of Investigation says that organized crime has cost retailers 15 to 30 billion dollars annually.
ACCESSION #
44131792

 

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