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The D&D Daily's Publicly Reported
2018 Mid-Year & Q2 ORC Report


 Mid-Year Case Total Up 10.7% - Q2 Cases Up 13%
Average Dollar Amount Up 34% Since 2017

 

Mid-Year ORC Case Comparison - Up 10.7% Over '17


 

Q2 ORC Case Comparison - Up 13% Over '17


 



Mid-Year ORC Cases by Total & Average Dollar Amount
 

Year $ Amount Reported Average $ Amount
2014 $552,924,441 (Pre-EMV roll-out) $295,271
2015 $403,680,331 (Pre-EMV roll-out) $105,611
2016 $438,219,571 $50,091
2017 $213,775,372 $64,565
2018 $109,146,135 $86,392


34% increase over 2017
Average Case Values: Ranged from $50,091 to a high of $295,271.
2016 to present represents post EMV

Special note: 2014 and 2015 amounts reflect the pre-EMV roll-out and the massive amount of large counterfeit credit card cases.

The following high-dollar counterfeit credit card cases where excluded in the calculations:
Two $200M cc fraud cases on May 14 & June 20, 2014
One $325M counterfeit case on Jan. 16, 2015
Two $200M cc fraud cases on Jan. 8 & May 9, 2016
One $170M cc fraud case on April 19, 2017
One $51M cc fraud case on May 23, 2018

 



ORC Cases By Type

 
 

Top three ranking remained consistent in Q1 2018 and 2017 Full Year ORC Report:
64% of all ORC is shoplifting
13% Robbery
8% Employee theft
 



Mid-Year ORC Cases by Merchandise Stolen


Mid-Year by Quarter


Electronics and clothing also top two in 2017 ORC Report.
 



Mid-Year ORC Suspect Comparison
 

Mid-Year Suspects Male Female Unreported % Male % Female
2014 1,355 846 493 16 63% 37%
2015 1,719 952 530 237 64% 36%
2016 1,666 864 501 301 63% 37%
2017 1,358 602 419 337 59% 41%
2018 1,598 841 511 246 62% 38%

 



ORC Cases by State & City

Top States 2015 to present
1. Florida (378)
2. California (347)
3. Pennsylvania (306)
4. Texas (266)
5. New York (193)

Top Cities 2017 to present
1. Houston, TX (16)
2. Memphis, TN (14)
3. Oklahoma City, OK (13)
4. Columbus, OH (12)
5. Lexington, KY (12)

Top States Mid-Year 2018
1. California (74)
2. Florida (64)
3. Pennsylvania (51)
4. Illinois (45)
5. New York (40)

Top Cities Mid-Year 2018
1. Tallahassee, FL (8)
2. Houston, TX & Oklahoma City, OK (7)
3. Memphis, TN & Chicago, IL (6)
4. Charlotte, NC, Detroit, MI & Lexington, KY (5)
5. Seattle, WA, Pittsburg, PA & Los Angeles, CA (4)

Top States in 2017
1. California (88)
2. Florida (82)
3. Pennsylvania (68)
4. Texas (59)
5. Illinois (54)

Top Cities in 2017
1. Houston, TX & Milburn, NJ (9)
2. Memphis, TN & Columbus, OH (8)
3. Louisville, KY & Lexington, KY (7)
4. Polk County, FL (6)
5. Oklahoma City, OK (6)

Top States for 2016
1. Florida (116)
2. California (112)
3. Pennsylvania (111)
4. Texas (96)
5. New York (88)

Top States for 2015
1. Florida (116)
2. Pennsylvania (76)
3. Texas (75)
4. California (73)
5. New York (65)

*The Daily started tracking city data in May 2017

 


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