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Jason Jones named Director of Asset Protection for the Intermountain Division for Albertsons Companies

Jason has spent over 23 years in various roles in Loss Prevention, Risk Management, and Security leadership roles at a variety of retail stores and distribution centers. Before Albertsons, he held LP roles with various retailers, including JCPenney, Dicks Sporting Goods, Vans, Hot Topic, and Kmart. Congratulations, Jason!

Claud Poucher
Michael Lowe
Greg Bleakley

Claude Poucher, Michael Lowe, and Greg Bleakley promoted to Regional Asset Protection Director at PCHI Asset Protection and Safety

Since implementing an internal PCHI Asset Protection and Safety team and program 5 years ago, Claude, Michael and Greg have played an integral role in our Asset Protection and Safety journey and transformation. They have been instrumental in developing partnerships with key business leaders to implement shrink and safety standards, incident response protocols, with a laser focus on leadership training and awareness across our retail business. This has resulted in reduced loss and a significant improvement to our shrink awareness and overall safety record.

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When violent customers threaten retailers at home

How a retailer’s face matching led to CEO stalker ID, advance warning

Angry, violent customers abuse, curse, and threaten retail employees every day. Sometimes they follow through on those threats: Criminals killed 582 retail customers, employees, and security personnel last year, according to industry publication D&D Daily. Retail executives face different kinds of threats from angry, violent customers. Sometimes, trouble even follows the CEO all the way home.

In response to threats both in-store and out, retailers are quickly adopting technologies, including face matching, that offer advance warning when seconds count. Not all violence is preventable, but retailers can increase their chances of stopping attacks before they start. Here’s how one retailer’s fast, proactive reaction to a real-life threat led to vital evidence and enhanced situational awareness at work and at home.

Here’s how it started: An angry man called the retailer’s customer service hotline. The caller gave the rep his name and phone number, and he complained of in-store ADA violations. Just before ending the call, the man told the rep: “I am sitting in front of [CEO’s] home, and I will take care of this myself.” The caller had the CEO’s correct home address.

When police responded to the CEO’s home, they found no one outside, but they and the retailer asset protection team treated the threat as credible. They worked together to learn more.

The client AP team provided the name given by the hotline caller. The police ran the name and found an old arrest photo. They confirmed the man pictured had a long history of violence and threats, plus open arrest warrants.

Next, the retailer’s AP team put the arrest photo into their custom FaceFirst system, then ran a search. Although the arrest photo had been taken 15 years before, the system instantly matched the image with a man who had been in the retailer’s stores within the prior 30 days. That search yielded a better, current photo of the man presumed to be the caller. Investigators developed more evidence that led to the retailer securing an order of protection for the man. So far, the man has not returned to the retailer’s stores. If he does return, the retailer’s FaceFirst system is set to provide real-time notification and enable a fast response by the retailer and local law enforcement.

Calculate the risks of being caught unaware when a known offender enters your store. Or the risks of not having the tools to investigate and validate direct threats against you. If you knew there was a proven solution to keep your valued customers, associates, and your executive team safer from violent offenders, would you implement it? The real risk is answering no. FaceFirst’s solution is fast, accurate, and scalable—take action today at facefirst.com.

Why empowering your frontline associates
is the key to impacting ORC

April 6 | 1:00 p.m. EST

Join industry leaders and innovators, Wade Schillo (Walmart) and Bobby Haskins (Auror), as they discuss why empowering your frontline associates is the key to impacting ORC.

From insights around ORC and retail safety to emerging solutions and real-world results, this conversation will be filled with personal experiences, case studies, and actionable tips.

Topics Wade and Bobby will talk through:

Requirements to get quality intelligence from frontline teams
Aggregation and investigation building
Real-world stories and results
Plus live Q&A throughout

At the end of the webinar, our sponsor, Auror, will award five LPF scholarships to attendees by random drawing.

This webinar is presented by the Loss Prevention Foundation in partnership with Auror and qualifies for 1 continuing education unit (CEU) towards your LPC recertification or CFI recertification.


The U.S. Crime Surge
The Retail Impact


CNBC Does in Depth ORC Segment - MUST WATCH  (18:03)

CNBC: Why retailers like Home Depot, CVS and Walgreens are spending billions on anti-theft technology

Shoplifting Climbs as In-Store Shopping Returns

Retailers lock up goods, use facial recognition software to track repeat offenders

Retailers say theft is rising as more people shop in stores, cutting into profits that were already under pressure. 

“We definitely had an uptick since last year,” Macy’s Chief Executive Jeff Gennette told analysts earlier this month. “It’s an industrywide trend.”

Target said in November that it expected the problem, known in the industry as shrink, to reduce gross margins for the recently completed fiscal year by more than $600 million. TJX Co.’s and Macy’s Inc. also called out higher shrink rates in recent calls with analysts.

“Theft is growing at a faster rate than sales,” said Dean Rosenblum, a senior U.S. retail analyst at Bernstein Research. Mr. Rosenblum said theft is becoming a big enough problem that it’s starting to affect margins, which is why retailers are talking about it more frequently.

He added that a jump in organized retail crime in certain areas of the country is also a factor. “These are crime levels we haven’t seen before,” Mr. Gennette said

“Seven years ago, internal theft was the largest category of loss by retailers,” said David Johnston, the NRF’s vice president of asset protection and retail operations, referring to theft by employees. “Now, it’s external theft.”

Retailers are combating the problem by adding security guards and cameras to stores, locking up goods and making use of facial recognition software to help identify repeat offenders. wsj.com


U.S. Chamber of Commerce Rolls Out ORC Info & Data Center

Retail Crime Data Center

Highlighting the Serious Impact of Criminal Organizations on American Business and Society

Across the country, communities and businesses, both large and small, are facing a surge in theft and violent crime. This surge is due not to one-time shoplifters but to the rise in highly organized criminal groups—organized retail crime rings. 

The U.S. Chamber is committed working with federal, state, and local policymakers to address this serious issue.

At the federal level, the U.S. Chamber worked as part of a broad coalition to pass the INFORM Act, which takes the critical step of removing criminals’ access to  online marketplaces by requiring that high-volume third-party sellers disclose and verify their identity.  

Encourage states to pass laws defining organized retail theft as a separate offense and pushing local prosecutors to prosecute offenders to the fullest extent of the law.  

Encourage coordination among federal, state, and local law enforcement entities to bring these groups to justice. 

Read more: Organized Retail Crime 101

How does ORC Impact your State and What is Being Done?  uschamber.com


New Mexico Speeds ORC Bill Through to Gov for Signature With 1 Day Left in Session

Bill targeting ORC in New Mexico sent to governor

SANTA FE — Lawmakers granted final approval Thursday to a proposal intended to combat organized retail crime in New Mexico.

The Senate voted 38-0 in favor of an amended version of the proposal Thursday, and the House quickly agreed to the changes.

The legislation, House Bill 234, goes next to Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham.

It creates the crimes of aggravated shoplifting and organized retail crime.

NM House approves ORC retail crime bill that could lead to stiffer sentences on 62-3 vote

SANTA FE — The House voted 62-3 to approve the bill late Wednesday.

In its current version, the legislation would create a new organized retail crime offense that could be charged in cases involving the theft of at least $2,500 in merchandise from one or more retailers over the course of a year.  It could also be applied to individuals who receive or possess such stolen merchandise, or to those involved in organizing retail theft rings. If convicted of organized retail crime, offenders could face up to nine years in prison.

In addition to the new crime, the bill would also allow prosecutors to combine multiple robberies committed within a 90-day period to be combined under a single criminal shoplifting charge, and would also clarify that robbery can involve making threats of violence while fleeing from the scene of a theft.


What’s next for Charlotte's Northlake Mall after Apple store’s hasty exit and trio of shootings

Northlake Mall took another hit recently with Apple store’s abrupt closing that was preceded by a trio of shootings at the financially troubled complex.

On March 1, the Apple store closed in the middle of the day after 12 years at Northlake, the day after the latest of three shootings in three months on the property.

And some of the north Charlotte mall’s other retailers are ready to follow Apple out the door.

Northlake officials said they would begin rolling out safety measures in partnership with CMPD, including having an increased police presence. The mall had not yet released details of the changes. 



NY Bail ‘reform’ increased crime — and misleading studies don’t prove otherwise

A new report from John Jay College of Criminal Justice’s Data Collaborative for Justice screams the headline that recidivism rates have dropped thanks to New York’s 2020 bail-reform laws.

Claiming to compare apples to apples, DCJ measured people arrested pre-reform in New York City who had bail set (“2019 group”) to people arrested for the same types of crimes post-reform for whom bail could no longer be set (“2020 group”).

Among the successes?

“Only” 43.8% of the people released under the new bail laws got re-arrested within two years of their initial arrest, compared with 50% of people who had bail set under the old law.

But this triumph is entirely undercut by larger realities.

First reality: The drastic drop in total arrests in 2020 and 2021.

This drop — not bail reform’s effects — caused the lower re-arrest rates for defendants released on bail.

Dramatically, New York City arrests fell from 214,000 in 2019 to 140,000 in 2020, rising slightly to 155,000 in 2021.

The 2020 and 2021 declines were due in large measure to COVID, even as crime went up.

Yet in 2022, despite 55,000 more reported crimes than in 2019, there were still 24,000 fewer arrests

Second reality: As DCJ acknowledges in its report, the data available to them only included prosecuted re-arrests in their recidivism rates.

But because prosecutors declined to prosecute a far higher percentage of arrests in 2020 and 2021 than in 2019, the tallied re-arrests for the “2020 group” will be artificially lower.

Further, in 2019 most misdemeanor and nonviolent-felony defendants were brought directly to court to be arraigned and thus would be considered prosecuted for statistical purposes.

The final reality: Clearance rates (how often the NYPD resolves crimes) are substantially down from 2019.

The lower re-arrest rates post-reform reflect changes in policing and prosecution, and COVID, not some miraculous drop in actual crime due to bail reform.  nypost.com


San Francisco Struggling Over PD Budget & Taming the Tenderloin

Pushback over S.F. Mayor Breed’s police spending heats up as supervisor lobbies for $10M for alternatives in Tenderloin

Supervisor Dean Preston has unveiled a proposal to pump $10M into non-police interventions for drug dealing and public safety in the Tenderloin, a pushback against Mayor London Breed’s campaign for police overtime spending.

Preston will not vote for Breed’s budget supplemental next week. Seven supervisors have said they will support it, but some have been critical of the $27.6 million she wants for police, saying they need to rein in spending. Three supervisors have not disclosed their vote yet. The spending needs eight votes to pass. 

Preston instead is introducing a $10M emergency budget supplemental for more community ambassadors, small business grants for security, and a street level intervention team to deter and offer alternatives to drug dealing in the Tenderloin.

Breed’s last month said that the police supplemental is needed to keep the same officer staffing levels on the street through the end of the fiscal year. The department projects it will overspend its overtime budget this year by three times — up to $81 million out of a $714 million total budget — to maintain staffing as the department fails to fill vacant officer positions and run special initiatives including deterring retail theft in Union Square over the holidays and drug dealing in the Tenderloin currently. 

Breed and her allies say that alternatives such as ambassadors can only do so much to address violence and drug dealing, and that more police are needed.  sfchronicle.com



NRF's David Johnston on Needing a Shift in Mindset on Returns

Are Retailers Getting Returns Under Control?

A study finds 69% of retailers treat returns as a cost of doing business, with only 19% having a strategic returns program in place.

The study from Incisiv found most retailers lack clearly defined metrics to measure their returns performance. Retailers are also failing to leverage tech solutions that could reduce returns, such as providing feedback on attributes like size and fit or improving customer satisfaction with the returns process, by enabling shoppers to schedule return pickup or track return/refund status.

On a more positive read, Insider Intelligence sees growth in returns moderating on the heels of spikes in 2020 and 2021 that resulted from pandemic-fueled online shopping and liberal return policies. Online return rates are seen sliding to 19.3% of sales last year from 21.7% in 2021, then 18.2% this year and 14.7% by 2026.

The National Retail Federation’s “2022 Consumer Returns in the Retail Industry” report found online return rates decreased over the last year and are now on par with in-store return rates. NRF’s study, however, still found overall return rates at retail remained sharply elevated in 2022 compared to 2020 due to quick rollouts of omnichannel practices such as BORIS and BOPIS, as well as return fraud.

In a recent blog entry, David Johnston, NRF’s VP, asset protection and retail operations, suggested collecting data to understand why returns are happening, collaborating with vendors, studying how returns impact sustainability efforts and exploring stricter return policies.

“Returns should not be viewed as a total loss,” wrote Mr. Johnston. “A shift in mindset can present opportunities to decrease return rates and loss by leveraging data, increasing communication with manufacturers and thinking about sustainability.”    retailwire.com


NLRB To Pursue Vigorous Investigation & Prosecution Of Unfair Labor Practices
Employee Surveillance Under Scrutiny

Regulators Target Employer Monitoring

Two federal agencies have agreed to share information related to employers' improper use of surveillance, monitoring and data collection technology.

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) will work together to protect workers from surveillance by their employers that could be used to intimidate workers or invade their privacy. Regulators have grown increasingly interested in workplace technology, focusing on issues like AI's potential for discrimination and the use of employer monitoring and data collection technologies.

"Employers' practices and use of artificial intelligence tools can chill workers from exercising their labor rights," said NLRB General Counsel Jennifer Abruzzo.

"In recent years, many employers have increased their use of employee monitoring technology as a means to promote more efficient operations, particularly in light of the pandemic-induced shift to remote or hybrid working arrangements," said John Klinker, an attorney in the Chicago office of Locke Lord. "However, with its rise in popularity, employee-monitoring technology has come under scrutiny, as evidenced by an enforcement initiative recently announced by the NLRB."

Abruzzo expressed concern that employers could use employee-monitoring technology to interfere with workers' ability to engage in protected conduct under the NLRA.  Abruzzo also wrote that employers' surveillance tools such as photography and screen- and voice-recording devices could be used to track employees outside of working hours.

"The NLRB may pursue vigorous investigation and prosecution of unfair labor practice cases involving employee-monitoring technology," he said.  shrm.org


Here Comes 250 New OSHA Enforcement FTE's
Staffing those jobs could be difficult

Biden’s FY 2024 budget looks to increase OSHA enforcement

The White House is seeking a 17% funding increase for OSHA under the Department of Labor’s fiscal year 2024 budget request.

Requesting approximately $738.7 million for the agency, an increase of more than $106.3 million from FY 2023.

The administration wants to add 432 full-time equivalent employees, including 250 “to rebuild and strengthen OSHA’s enforcement program.” The 250 new enforcement FTEs would include 142 OSHA inspectors.  safetyandhealthmagazine.com


Kroger / Albertsons Potential Merger Heating Up

FTC turns to competition about Kroger / Albertsons merger

Government agency wants to know everything about how the deal could change the market landscape

Nothing like a little talking behind the back to get the rumor mill churning, but according to the Federal Trade Commission the inquiry is a necessary one in the investigation of the Kroger / Albertsons merger. The FTC is reaching out to the competition and asking questions … and anything goes. 

According to a Wall Street Journal report, the FTC wants to know how retailers and wholesalers think about how the merger would change the grocery landscape. The regulatory agency is asking questions that involve product sourcing and pricing, online operations details, store labor dynamics, how the “own brands” program at Kroger and Albertsons work, and how shopper data is used.  supermarketnews.com


Citing Corporate Greed of the C-Suite & Private Equity Firms Are The Real Motives

Massive coalition out to stop Kroger / Albertsons deal

A coalition of 100 organizations representing diverse interests from around the country have joined forces in the “Stop the Merger” campaign, a national and state-level effort to oppose the proposed $25 billion merger of grocery store chain giants Kroger and Albertsons. The announcement was made March 14. 

The coalition is announcing the launch of its website (www.NoGroceryMerger.com), which includes facts and research about the proposed merger’s negative impact, stories from community members, workers, and others, as well as tools for organizations and individuals to take action and communicate their opposition to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC).

The coalition of over 100 organizations has written numerous letters to the FTC and state attorney generals, held meetings with federal and state elected officials and regulators, held press conferences and virtual town halls, attended public events on the merger hosted by government officials, and participated in various local community activities opposing the merger.  All this activity has helped reveal growing evidence that shows the real motives for the proposed merger: Corporate greed at the hands of C-Suite executives and the private equity firms that are significant owners of their stock.   supermarketnews.com


Be Careful What You Open from Recruiters on LinkedIn
Confirm their identity first and visit their org's websites

North Korean Hackers Find Value in LinkedIn
Group Lures Victims Into Opening Phishing Payload Disguised as Job-Related Info

Business social media platform LinkedIn continues to pay dividends for North Korean hackers, including one group historically concentrated on South Korean targets that has expanded into pursuing security researchers and media industry workers in the West.

A Pyongyang group tracked by Google threat intelligence unit Mandiant as UNC2970 masquerades as recruiters on LinkedIn in a bid to entice victims into opening a phishing payload disguised as a job description or skills assessment.   careersinfosecurity.com


Five Below to open 200 Stores in 2023

Eight regional powerhouses dominating their markets

54% of CFOs Have Positive Outlook Despite Economy

BJ’s Rolls Out AI-Driven Robot to Stores Across Its Footprint



Senior LP & AP Jobs Market

Vice President, Asset Protection with RILA

The Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) is the US trade association for leading retailers. Through collaboration and thought leadership, we provide retail executives a forum to network, share best practices, advance ideas and take action.

Equally as important, RILA values a work environment where employees can thrive. We rely on teamwork, respect, trust and transparency, flexibility, and commitment to serve ourselves and our members well.

RILA’s mission is bold but simple: to elevate a dynamic industry by transforming the environment in which leading retailers operate.



Quarterly Results

Inditex (Zara) FY store sales up 23%, online sales up 4%, sales up 17.5%

Dollar General Q4 comp's up 5.7%, net sales up 17.9%, FY comp's up 4.3%, FY net sales up 10.6%

Five Below Q4 comp's up 1.9%, net sales up 13%, FY comp's down 2%, net sales up 8%

H&M Q1 net sales up 12% - detail coming 3/20/23

Caleres FY sales were $2.97 billion, up 6.9%
   Famous Footwear segment sales down 2.5%, comp's down 1.8%
   Brand Portfolio segment up 22.4%
   DTC sales represented approximately 72% total net sales

Caleres Q4 net sales up 2.5%
   Famous Footwear segment up 0.1%, comp's sales up 0.7%
   Brand Portfolio segment sales up 6.4%
   DTC sales represented approximately 75% total net sales

Neiman Marcus Group Q2 sales up 3%

Williams-Sonoma Q4 Comparable brand revenue down 0.6%, FY comparable brand revenue up 6.5%
     Pottery Barn Q4 sales up 5.8%, FY sales up 14.9%
     West Elm Q4 sales down 10.7%, FY sales up 2.5%
     Williams Sonoma Q4 sales down 2.5%, FY sales down 1.7%
     Pottery Barn Kids and Teen Q4 sales up 4%, FY sales up 0.4%

J Jill Q4 comp's up 5.3%, sales up 1.7%, FY comp's up 6.5%, total net sales up 5.1%

Guess Q4 Americas Retail comp's flat, sales down 1%, Americas Wholesale down 27%, total sales up 2%
Guess FY Americas Retail comp's down 1%, sales up 1%, Americas Wholesale up 2%, total sales up 4%

Lands End Q4 Global eCommerce down 6.1%, Outfitters sales down 2.1%, U.S. Retail comp's down 3.9%, total net sales down 4.6%
Lands End FY Global eCommerce down 10.1%, Outfitters sales up 4.6%, U.S. Retail comp's up 1.5%, total net sales down 5%




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RH-ISAC Introduces Threat Actor Catalog

The RH-ISAC intelligence team is publishing a catalog of the most prominent and prolific threat groups targeting our community as a resource for analysts. The catalog will be available via the RH-ISAC MISP instance and will include useful data on threat groups, including:

  • Known aliases

  • Background information and a brief history

  • Prominent open-source incidents attributed to the group

  • Known tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs) leveraged by the group

  • Any available indicators of compromise (IOCs) attributed to the group

  • Data Sources

Learn More


Wawa to pay up to $28.5M in POS data breach settlement

  • Convenience retailer Wawa has committed to pay up to $28.5 million to settle negligence claims stemming from a data breach that occurred in 2019, according to filings made in the U.S District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania.
  • Most of the settlement made with the three credit unions involved in the lawsuit will reimburse them for money spent canceling and replacing payment cards because of the breach, as well as losses from payment card fraud, according to the filings. 
  • Wawa has been in settlement discussions with the financial institutions since November 2021, and general litigation over the breach has lasted more than three years.

In March 2019, hackers breached Wawa’s point-of-sale (POS) systems and installed malware on its payment terminals and fuel dispensers, allowing them to steal credit and debit card numbers, card expiration dates and cardholder names from nearly all of Wawa’s locations for the next nine months. The breach hit at least 30 million credit cards issued by about 5,000 financial institutions.   cybersecuritydive.com


TransUnion Report Finds Digital Fraud Attempts Spike 80% Globally From Pre-Pandemic Levels

Study: U.S. data breaches rise 83% from 2020-2022

According to the “2023 State of the Omnichannel Fraud Report” from consumer credit reporting agency TransUnion, 4.6% of all customers’ digital transactions globally were suspected to be fraudulent

Globally, TransUnion data indicates digital fraud attempts have increased by 80% from 2019 to 2022, while rising 122% for digital transactions originating in the U.S. during that time

The gaming and retail industries saw the highest rate of suspected digital fraud at 7.5% and 7.2%, respectively. The number of overall data breaches in the U.S. increased by 83% from 2020 to 2022.

In addition to the overall increase in volume, the severity of data breaches also rose, reflected in an increase of 6% in Sontiq’s Breach Risk Score over that time period.  transunion.com      chainstoreage.com


Ransomware Payouts Decrease 40%, BEC Doubles, Digital Fraud Attempts Up 80%

Digital fraud is booming

With a recent report showing that ransomware revenue went down in 2022 as more victims refused to pay (from $766M to $457M), it seems that ransomware attacks are slowly becoming the harder option for attackers.
US FBI's Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) has released its 2022 Internet Crime Report, showing what many of us have suspected: investment scams have absolutely exploded and the associated monetary losses are huge - over $3.3 billion!
Granted, IC3's insight is based exclusively on the complaints it received in the past year, but there are other sources, with different vantage points, that have corroborated this trend.
Law enforcement agencies around the world are regularly busting organized crime groups and shutting down fraudulent online investment schemes, sometimes after getting tipped off by keenly observant potential investors. But still the onslaught continues, fueled by economic despair and an acute lack of awareness of how scammers use digital technologies to pull off elaborate schemes from halfway across the world. Also, did you know that even romance scams are now regularly evolving into investment scams?

Business email compromise (BEC) scams likeways continue unabated, accounting for $2.7 billion in losses in 2022, which is nearly double than the year prior.
Again, law enforcement is scoring occasional wins against BEC scammers, but it all looks like a game of Whac-A-Mole. Unfortunately, many scammers across the world are counting on their country’s law enforcement lacking investigative ability and dedication, as well as betting on the possibility that their earnings will be high enough to put them out of reach. 



10% to 16% Have Access Brokers On Their Servers
Selling Access to Your Networks

DNS data shows one in 10 organizations have malware traffic on their networks

Akamai report highlights how widespread malware threats remain, noting the dangers of threats specific to DNS infrastructure.

During every quarter last year, between 10% and 16% of organizations had DNS traffic originating on their networks towards command-and-control (C2) servers associated with known botnets and various other malware threats, according to a report from cloud and content delivery network provider Akamai.

More than a quarter of that traffic went to servers belonging to initial access brokers, attackers who sell access into corporate networks to other cybercriminals, the report stated. “As we analyzed malicious DNS traffic of both enterprise and home users, we were able to spot several outbreaks and campaigns in the process, such as the spread of FluBot, an Android-based malware moving from country to country around the world, as well as the prevalence of various cybercriminal groups aimed at enterprises,” Akamai said. “Perhaps the best example is the significant presence of C2 traffic related to initial access brokers (IABs) that breach corporate networks and monetize access by peddling it to others, such as ransomware as a service (RaaS) groups.”  csoonline.com


One of the darkweb’s largest cryptocurrency laundromats washed out

SEC Notice to Public Companies: Less-than-forthcoming Breach Disclosures Can Cost You

UK Unveils Agency to Counter Threats to Private Sector

FBI, CISA, and MS-ISAC Release #StopRansomware: LockBit 3.0

Ontario cities, police forces ban TikTok on devices while others consider the move





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Top Issue Facing Cannabis Businesses: Violence & Crime
Armed Robberies Awareness and Prevention in the Cannabis Industry

How to Prevent Armed Robberies in Your Cannabis Business
Business owners need to identify the risk of armed robberies in their cannabis business. Owners must determine the estimated value of inventory products and the average amount of cash that will be on hand at any time to decide if the business is "high risk". The location of the store or facility is also a consideration. If the area is considered "high crime" or if neighboring businesses have experienced a history of robberies or thefts, this could increase the business' risk of incurring an incident.

To accommodate this increased risk, business owners should increase security measures at their facility, such as installing more security equipment, contracting with a security guard company, or hiring a security expert to conduct a risk assessment to determine the specific risks for the business. Security risk assessments should be completed during the pre-inspection phase, after the build-out concludes, and annually after that. This can include analyzing 3-5 years of crime data for the property and surrounding area, noting robberies, burglaries, nearby instances of civil unrest, gang-related incidents, and other violent crimes.

How to Respond to an Armed Robbery

If an armed robbery occurs at the business, thoroughly vetted and trained employees will know that the business values its employees' safety over replaceable things like products, or cash. Employees should know not to panic, make sudden moves, or attempt to subdue the robber. In the interest of safety, employees should comply with the robber's demands. Employees should not offer any additional information, conversation, cash, or products. Playing the hero can quickly worsen the situation as a confrontation with the robber increases the chances of an adverse reaction. The goal of responding to an armed robbery should be to get the robber out of the premises as quickly as possible. 

The Importance of Preventing Armed Robberies

Cannabis businesses can be appealing targets for criminals since they operate mostly on cash. Business owners should evaluate the store's security plan and standard operating procedures to look for ways to improve the security at the facility and may seek out security consultation to reevaluate the store's security. Cannabis business owners should also meet with their employees to provide additional training and ask for employees' input on the store's security and safety measures. sapphirerisk.com

Theft Plagues the Canadian Cannabis Industry
Canadian producers report 2,200 kilograms of lost or stolen cannabis since 2018
An increasing amount of cannabis grown by licensed Canadian producers has been lost or stolen over the past five years, new data shared with MJBizDaily shows.

Separate data provided by Health Canada, the department responsible for federal health policy, also revealed that thousands of instances of theft have been reported to various levels of police.

However, the sum of the missing products - including 2,219 kilograms (4,870 pounds) of dried cannabis - is a small fraction relative to the amount of marijuana produced in Canada since recreational sales begin in 2018, which is more than 4.5 million kilograms.

In addition to the missing cannabis measured in kilograms, Health Canada also said more than 1,300 "units" and almost 200 "liters" of cannabis are unaccounted for.

A growing overall amount of lost or stolen cannabis could partly stem from an increasing amount of products being shipped around the country, according to one expert in the area of marijuana industry security.

"These incidents are becoming greater (in volume) but not more frequent," said David Hyde, CEO of Hyde Advisory & Investments in Toronto. "So the frequency, if anything, is probably down or maybe flat," he said. "But the volume, the amount of cannabis that's going missing, in my view, most of it is going missing in transit.

A Health Canada spokesperson told MJBizDaily via email that the agency is aware of 4,398 instances of lost or stolen cannabis that were reported to police services between 2018 and 2022.  mjbizdaily.com

Cannabis Sales Surging
Legal Weed Sales Projected To Grow 14% in 2023

Legal sales of cannabis in the United States are expected to grow by 14% this year, according to a leading industry market data analysis firm.

Sales of legal cannabis in the United States are projected to grow by 14% in 2023, according to a recent report from Colorado-based cannabis industry market analysis firm BDSA. In an updated five-year global legal cannabis market forecast, the company reports that global spending on legal cannabis increased by 4.8% to $32 billion in 2022. BDSA projects that the global cannabis market will see a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 13.2% from 2022 to 2027, resulting in a total worldwide regulated cannabis market size of $59.6 billion by 2027.

The U.S. legal cannabis market has shown significant growth across the industry as more and more states legalize adult-use cannabis and medical marijuana. And while the industry’s growth slowed in 2022 in response to market conditions including rising inflation and economic uncertainty, BDSA expects the U.S. legal weed market to again show significant growth this year, projecting a 14% increase in the market in 2023. hightimes.com

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Biometrics Gaining Consumer Acceptance
74% of consumers accept biometrics usage

More digital engagement means more fraud and passwords, boosting biometrics’ appeal

Reports from TransUnion and Entrust

The possibility of greater convenience and security together is positioning biometrics to dethrone passwords as the top choice for authentication among consumers, according to a new report from Entrust. Another report shows digital transactions continue to fall short on security.

The volume of fraud committed online as a share of transactions remains roughly in line with pre-pandemic volumes, according to a new report from TransUnion. As a total number, it is a different story, with an increase in digital transactions since 2019 accompanied by an 80 percent rise in incidents of fraud.

Credit card fraud remained the most common type of digital fraud in 2022, at 6.5% of fraud attempts, according to the 2023 State of Omnichannel Fraud Report. Account takeovers (6.3 percent) and ‘true identity theft’ (6.2 percent) followed. Gaming and retail were the most frequently attacked industries, and data breaches fueled digital identity engineering and previously-unseen outstanding credit balances attributed to synthetic identities, TransUnion found.

The Entrust Cybersecurity Institute surveyed 1,450 consumers worldwide to gain insights into authentication practices for its The Future of Identity Report.

The report reveals that consumers desire more convenience regarding identity credentials. When given a choice between biometrics or a password, 74 percent of respondents will select biometrics at least half the time and one-third always choose it when available. Similarly, 70 percent would likely use a digital government-issued ID if available.     biometricupdate.com


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Seattle Federal Judge tells Amazon: Time to improve safety at Kent warehouse

After state regulators cited Amazon for failing to create a safe work environment, Amazon sued the Department of Labor and Industries in October. Amazon argued the department had stacked the system against employers, in part because the company is expected to implement some of the proposed changes even while Amazon appeals the citation.

A federal judge in Seattle ruled Tuesday against Amazon, finding the department did not violate Amazon’s right to due process.  In this case, the process that requires Amazon to address safety concerns while an appeal is pending is fast, the judge found. But that speed is warranted given concerns about the safety of workers who are still clocking in every day. 

The decision “upholds an important Washington state law,” L & I director Joel Sacks said in a statement. “Unless they are granted a stay, employers have to fix the hazards that put their workers at risk even while they appeal the underlying citation. The court reaffirmed an important protection for workers in Washington.”   seattletimes.com

Piracy streaming sites could be costing advertisers millions, report finds

Last year, an estimated $50 million was spent on ads that ran on sites classified by DeepSee as “ad-supported piracy domains,” according to a report published by the ad-tech consultancy Jounce, which used bidstream data to audit the programmatic supply chain. 

Who’s to blame for this happening? Ad networks may not be doing enough to audit the publishers they work with, Kane said. marketingbrew.com








AT&T Employee Transferred Customers SIM Card Credentials To Co-Conspirator's Fraudulent SIM Cards

SIM Card Swapping Fraudsters Sentenced in San Antonio

SAN ANTONIO – A San Antonio man and woman were sentenced Wednesday in a federal court in San Antonio for their roles in a SIM card swapping fraud scheme.

Zena Elisa Dounson, 24, and Andrew Percy Trujillo, 22, conspired to access and transfer assets from victims’ cryptocurrency accounts via SIM swapping.

 In November 2021, Dounson, an employee at the AT&T store at Ingram Park Mall, assisted Trujillo in adding himself as an authorized user to the accounts of multiple victims.  Using his access as an apparent authorized user, Trujillo would add multiple devices to the accounts. Dounson would then transfer the victims’ SIM card credentials to the fraudulent SIM cards in Trujillo’s phones.  When the victims’ original devices were locked due to suspected fraud, Trujillo accessed and transferred at least $250,000 worth of cryptocurrency from the victims’ investment accounts to his own account.  Both defendants pleaded guilty in August 2022 to one count of conspiracy to commit computer fraud and abuse and wire fraud.

At the hearing, Trujillo was sentenced to 33 months in prison plus three years of supervised release.  Additionally, he was ordered to pay approximately $282,000 in restitution.  Dounson received a split sentence of two months in prison and five years of probation.  She was also ordered to pay $282,000 in restitution.

“SIM Swapping is a rapidly growing type of fraud scheme that everyone should be aware of," said U.S. Attorney Jaime Esparza of the Western District of Texas. justice.gov

UK: Prolific shoplifter made over $600,000 by tricking stores across Britain into refunding her for stolen items during 'full-time fraud career'.

A prolific shoplifter who made more than half a million pounds after tricking stores into handing over refunds for items she never bought has been convicted. Narinder Kaur, also known as Nina Tiara, 'shoplifted on an industrial scale' across the country. The 53-year-old from Wiltshire 'made it her full-time career' to pinch items from high street shops before fraudulently claiming refunds she was not entitled to. She defrauded a string of shops more than 1,000 times during her four-year plot, the Crown Prosecution Service said. Kaur was seen on CCTV entering stores, removing items from shelves and taking them to the till and pretending she had bought them previously. Examination of her accounts proved she was doing this hundreds of times, the CPS added.

On Tuesday, she was found guilty of 14 offences of fraud, two of money laundering, four of possessing the proceeds of crime, one of conspiracy to defraud and four of perverting the course of justice, after a four-month trial. Kaur, previously known as Nina Tiara, scammed shops across the West Midlands including in Dudley, Smethwick, Telford and Shrewsbury. (dailymail.co.uk)

Los Angeles County, CA: Four suspects allegedly stole over $1 million in goods from Microsoft facilities in California

Four suspects were charged for allegedly stealing over $1 million worth of items from Microsoft facilities throughout Southern and Central California. The alleged thefts included tons of Xbox and Acer products that were stolen off cargo trucks departing from Microsft shipping facilities, according to the California Attorney General’s Office. The suspects were identified as Jorge Alberto Soto, Norlan Jose Cruz Montenegro, Jose Daniel Mayen Ortiz and Byron Noe Tercero Cruz, on court documents. Their ages were not released. From February through June 2022, the suspects targeted trucks in multiple counties including Los Angeles, Kern, Tulare and Tehama, officials said. Two suspects were arrested in Northridge on Feb. 2, while two other suspects remain at large, authorities said. Officials say the thieves’ mobile devices confirmed they were present during the various cargo thefts. (ktla.com)

Tulsa, OK: Man accused of stealing $20,000 of phones from Amazon distribution center.

Tulsa Police say they arrested a man accused of stealing around $15,000 to $20,000 worth of phones from his employer — Amazon. Police said they were called to the Amazon Distribution Center near 46th St. N. and 169 on Monday. According to police, management had evidence of a man working there stealing phones. “They have pictures, videos of him, I guess he’s stealing phones...different types of phones from that center I guess for a long time,” said Officer Danny Bean with the Tulsa Police Department. Officers arrested Ryan Riehl and said he admitted to taking the phones and selling them to local shops. According to police, Riehl stole between $15,000 to $20,000 worth of phones. Riehl was arrested for embezzlement after a former conviction of a felony. (krmg.com)

Los Angeles County, CA: Suspects wanted for series of alleged retail thefts in Los Angeles County.

Authorities with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department are asking for the public’s help in identifying suspects involved in a series of organized retail thefts.

They are believed to be responsible for thefts that occurred at Rite Aid stores in Calabasas, Agoura Hills and Thousand Oaks on March 13 between 8:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. “The picture suspects selected multiple skin care items, concealed them in their tote bags and exited each store without paying for the merchandise,” an LASD news bulletin said. Surveillance footage also captured the suspects entering a BMW sedan that had been waiting for them at Agoura Hills Rite Aid. (ktla.com)

Utah Organized Retail Crime Association Conference & Awards.

On Tuesday, March 14th, the Utah Organized Retail Crime Association (UTORCA) annual conference, Utah Attorney General Sean D. Reyes congratulated members of his law enforcement team for the Partners of the Year leadership awards they received in their anti-theft efforts. The AG’s office is the first in the nation to actively fight against Organized Retail Crime (ORC) in Utah. ORC is a multibillion problem for retailers, who are constantly experience losses to groups and individuals who blatantly steal loads of merchandise from stores.

Utah is the first in the nation to create its Crimes Against Statewide Economy (CASE) task force, which focuses on crimes like this. The AG’s office has developed cooperative relationships with retailers like Home Depot, Lowes, Target, Walgreens, Burlington, Costco, Wal Mart to ultimately catch and punish those who harm the economy with this theft.

“As leaders in combatting ORC, (Utah has) a responsibility to continue to lead other states and educate them about these crimes,” Attorney General Reyes said. “While ORC is climbing in most states, Utah has plateaued, and we’ve started to make a dent. I’ve had the privilege of working to reduce the ways these crimes have an effect on consumers and on the community at large.”

Dan Burton, the General Counsel for the AG’s Office, was recognized with an award at the UTORCA event for providing valuable leadership, working with the Legislature to secure on-going funding for Utah’s CASE unit, under Reyes’ direction.

“We wouldn’t have a CASE unit in Utah if it weren’t for General Reyes,” Brian Marvin or Home Depot said. “We now have similar united in 14 other states, who are only starting to deal with ORC. So Utah is the only state benefitting from their work in investigating these costly crimes.” (einnews.com)

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Store Employee Fatally Shot and Beaten in Tenth Armed Robbery

DOJ: KC Man Sentenced to 45 Years for Conspiracy to Commit Armed Robberies of Local Businesses

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – A Kansas City, Mo., man has been sentenced in federal court for his role in a conspiracy to commit nine armed robberies of local businesses in the summer of 2018, as well as an armed robbery in which a convenience store employee was beaten and then fatally shot.

Nichols admitted that he was part of a conspiracy to rob nine businesses at gunpoint between June 1 and July 18, 2018. Nichols also admitted that he was directly involved in the armed robbery of Boost Mobile, 5218 E. Truman Road, on June 12, 2018; the armed robbery of Arrowhead Inn, 6006 E.  31st Street, on July 2, 2018; and the armed robbery of Wood Springs Suites, 11301 Colorado Avenue, on July 14, 2018.

The government presented evidence at Nichols’s sentencing hearing that he was also involved in a tenth, uncharged, armed robbery of Inner-City Oil convenience store, 5901 Swope Parkway, on July 16, 2018. The court determined there was sufficient evidence of Nichols’s involvement to consider the robbery as relevant conduct, which impacted the court’s sentencing decision.  (justice.gov)

Setting Explosive Devices to Set Fires & Empty 7-Eleven's to Later Burglarize

DOJ: Two Men Facing Federal Indictment in Maryland for an Arson Conspiracy Targeting 7-Eleven Convenience Stores

Allegedly Set the Stores on Fire, Then Went Back Later to Steal Money from the ATMs

According to the 10-count indictment, from at least January 2021 to January 2022, the defendants conspired to commit arsons at 7-Eleven convenience stores so that they could obtain cash contained in ATMs in the stores.  Specifically, the indictment alleges that Kennedy and Kelly traveled to 7-Eleven locations while they were open for business and deployed explosive devices to set fire to the buildings, and on at least one occasion, demanded the contents of the cash register.  The defendants allegedly burned the stores to force their closure and shut off power to the security cameras, which would enable them to return to the unguarded locations to burglarize the ATMs unhindered.  The indictment alleges that this resulted in losses to the ATM company of at least $249,000.  To conceal the evidence of their crimes, Kennedy and Kelly allegedly burned vehicles used in the arson attacks and/or burglaries and/or made false police reports regarding stolen license plates.  justice.gov

Update: Oklahoma City, OK: Pursuit following shooting of Manager at Hobby Lobby Distribution Center.

On Monday, the Logan County Sheriff’s Office released deputy body cam video of the chase that followed a deadly shooting in Oklahoma City.

On March 1, 32-year-old Domonique Thompson was accused of shooting and killing his manager, 69-year-old Douglas Smith, at the Hobby Lobby Distribution Center located near S.W. 44th and Council Rd. in OKC. The new video shows law enforcement in an armored vehicle trying to see if Thompson is alive after he crashed out near the Kingfisher County-Logan County line. Logan County Undersheriff Troy Dykes said his deputies jumped into action to help Oklahoma City Police Department officers catch the alleged killer. OKCPD told KFOR said Thompson was arguing with Smith at the distribution center when he took out a weapon and fatally shot him, before fleeing the scene in a red Dodge Charger. A long high-speed pursuit ensued from OKC to surrounding counties but it was in Guthrie in Logan County where Dykes’ deputy spotted the suspect. “He lost control, fishtailed, hit a tree, went airborne, rolled, rolled, rolled,” he said. Near the end of the video you can see an armored vehicle used to get close to Thompson’s wrecked Charger. Officers soon confirmed that he was dead inside the vehicle. (kfor.com)

Tucson, AZ: Armed Robber of a Dispensary shot and killed by Police.

A man suspected in an armed robbery at a marijuana dispensary was shot and killed in a confrontation with an officer at a nearby restaurant, Tucson police said. The incident started about 3:30 p.m. Tuesday when police answered a call about an armed robbery at a dispensary in the 2700 block of East Grant Road, near North Tucson Boulevard. Officers immediately started searching the area and a man suspected in the robbery was found inside a nearby restaurant, police said. The man ignored repeated commands from the officer who eventually fired a round from his department-issued rifle then sought cover, police said. Other people inside the restaurant were able to escape the building.

Police eventually went inside the restaurant and found the man’s body. (tucson.com)

Clearwater, FL: Police arrest man accused of shooting, killing person in Clearwater Beach Surf Style store.

A 20-year-old man accused of shooting and killing a person Tuesday night at a Surf Style store in Clearwater was arrested Wednesday evening, police say.

Johnathan Stanley is accused of shooting 22-year-old Rodney Sweeney. Stanley and will be charged with second-degree murder, according to a Wednesday update from police. He was detained by detectives at the Clearwater Mall nearly an hour after an arrest warrant was issued for him, authorities say. "Many of our detectives and officers are working non-stop to find the killer and hold him accountable," Clearwater Police Chief Daniel Slaughter said in an earlier statement. "Detectives have interviewed dozens of witnesses and leveraged the technology investments made to ensure people who commit senseless violence are captured and prosecuted." Based on the investigation, police say they believe the shooting stemmed from an argument between Stanley and Sweeney inside the store. (wtsp.com)

Thomasville, GA: Driver arrested after crashing into Georgia Walmart store, killing one.

One person is dead after a car crashed into the front entrance of a Walmart store Wednesday in Georgia, state police said. According to Georgia State Patrol, the driver of the vehicle was arrested. A passenger in the vehicle was also arrested. The identity of the victim has not yet been released A Thomasville Police Department spokesman said several others were injured. (ksnblocal4.com)

Columbus, OH: Suspect named in deadly shooting at Sheetz store.

Columbus police are looking for a suspect in a fatal shooting earlier this month at a Southeast Side convenience store. An arrest warrant has been issued for Malike Miller, 22, on a murder charge in connection with the shooting death of 23-year-old Jared Porter inside a Sheetz store in the 3000 Block of S. Hamilton Road early in the morning of March 3, Sgt. David Shimberg of the Homicide Unit said. Porter died at a hospital after officers responding to a reported shooting found him inside the store just before 4:30 a.m. (sunny95.com)

Riverside, CA: Two men convicted of killing Riverside 7-Eleven clerk during robbery.

A convicted felon was found guilty Wednesday of first-degree murder for gunning down a Riverside convenience store clerk during an all-night robbery spree.

After deliberating two days, a Murrieta jury convicted 33-year-old John Lamont Bush of Los Angeles of the murder count, along with three counts each of armed robbery and firearm assault and one count of being a felon in possession of a gun. The panel also found true a special circumstance allegation of killing in the course of a robbery. Bush fatally shot 28-year-old Waqar Tanveer of Fontana in 2020. On Tuesday, a separate jury convicted Bush’s cohort, Roderick Lamar Grandison, 50, of Compton, of first-degree murder and two counts each of armed robbery and firearm assault. Grandison’s jury deliberated only one day before reaching its verdict. Riverside County Superior Court Judge Stephen Gallon scheduled a sentencing hearing for Bush on April 26, and a separate one for Grandison on May 26, both at the Southwest Justice Center. A third co-defendant, 36-year-old Marleiya Onshel Barnes of Moreno Valley, pleaded guilty in 2021 to three counts of armed robbery and was sentenced to 15 years in state prison. (sbsun.com)

Robberies, Incidents & Thefts

Paterson, NJ: Armed robbery at Paterson pharmacy caught on video; 3rd drugstore targeted since December.

Imagine needing to be buzzed into your local pharmacy to pick up your prescription. That's the reality for costumers at Mort Jacobs Pharmacy in Paterson, after the store had five dangerous incidents over the course of a year. At 4 a.m. on Wednesday, thieves smashed through the front glass door of the pharmacy. Last year, there were two other break-ins and two armed robberies. Mort Jacobs Pharmacy is not alone in these attacks. Other Paterson pharmacies have been targeted. Antonio Rodriguez, the owner of Tony's Pharmacy, says they have had three armed robberies in the past year. (abc7ny.com)

Hackensack, NJ: Five Workers Suffer Fentanyl Overdoses at Shops at Riverside.

Five employees at a New Jersey mall suffered overdoses after ingesting fentanyl, according to city officials. While the investigation is still in its preliminary stages, city officials said that five women who work at the Shops at Riverside in Hackensack had somehow ingested the deadly drug and became unresponsive. The scary situation unfolded in the lower deck of the parking garage Wednesday afternoon. A good Samaritan, another employee at the upscale shopping center, said he saw one of the women laying on the ground near her car while two others were laying down as well. Immediately he jumped into action, grabbing life-saving equipment and racing over to help. He performed CPR on the women, all of whom were adults between the ages of 29 and 41 and showing overdose symptoms. Investigators said Narcan was administered to all five, and each one was revived. (nbcnewyork.com)

Atlanta, GA: Fire intentionally set at 2nd Target store in Buckhead this year.

Authorities are investigating a fire that started at a Target store on Peachtree Road. This is the second metro Atlanta Target that has experienced a fire over the last several months. On Jan. 23, the Target on Piedmont Road near Sidney Marcus Blvd. had to be evacuated because someone intentionally set the store on fire. The Target on Piedmont just reopened on Monday. There were also two Walmart stores that were intentionally set on fire.

Investigators announced that they believe fires at the Target on Piedmont Road and Walmart stores on Martin Luther King Jr. Drive and Howell Mill Road were set as distractions for shoplifters. Channel 2 Action News reached out to Atlanta Fire and Rescue, as well as Atlanta police, on Tuesday’s Target fire, but has not received a response. (wsbtv.com)

Texas City, TX: Firefighters working to put out hot spots at O’Reilly’s Auto Part fire.

Texas City Firefighters spent hours Thursday battling a fire at an auto parts store. The fire department was called about 9:20 a.m.to a fire at O’Reilly Auto Parts in the 3200 block of Palmer Highway. Firefighters were able to put out the blaze just before 2 p.m., but were still on scene dousing hot sports, Fire Chief David Zacherl said. No cause for the start of the fire has been determined at this time, but accelerants likely contributed to the intensity of the fire, Zacherl said. No injuries were attributed to the fire. (galvnews.com)

Duluth, MN: Snow caves in roof of Miller Hill Mall; No injuries were reported.

Cleveland, OH: Secret Service investigating 27 skimming cases at Macedonia ATM

Cincinnati, OH: Floor & Décor Employee accused of gifting customer nearly $10K in bogus return scam

Newark, DE: Woman robbed store, threatened clerk with pepper spray at Nordstrom’s in Christiana Mall.

Vancouver, Canada: Attempted robbery at East Vancouver cannabis store caught on camera

Vancouver, Canada: Robbery at Vancouver Best Buy prompts heavily armed police response





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• 4 burglaries
• 2 shootings
• 1 killed

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