According to many sources, instances of theft and shoplifting have increased throughout the country. In fact, the National Retail Security System states that theft losses totaled over $100 billion in 2021.
Retail stores are more vigilant now than ever before. Most stores have specific loss prevention employees who monitor security cameras or walk around the store looking for people who are allegedly stealing. With all this increased scrutiny, many people worry about being accused of shoplifting. The fear is warranted. The consequences for theft can be significant, especially if an individual is accused of organized retail theft.
Theft Vs. Organized
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