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I. Outline-Retail theft A. Introduction " Excuse me, sir/madam can I check your bag please?” "Lifting", "jacking", "racking", "nicking", "boosting" and Five finger discount",  are some of the slang terms used for retail theft (also commonly known as shoplifting).  Shoplifting is theft of goods from a retail establishment. It is one of the most common property crimes dealt with by police and courts. In the next few minutes, I...

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Identity Theft

Identity Theft Identity theft is one of the largest crimes committed in The United States each year. Identity theft is a form of stealing someone's identity in which someone pretends to be someone else by assuming that person's identity, typically in order to access resources or obtain credit and other benefits in that person's name. The victim of identity theft can suffer adverse consequences if they are held accountable for the perpetrator's actions. Identity theft occurs when someone uses another's...

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Identity Theft

 “Identity theft and identity fraud are terms used to refer to all types of crime in which someone wrongfully obtains and uses another person's personal data in some way that involves fraud or deception, typically for economic gain.” (The United States Department of Justce)In today’s world where people are very dependent on internet and technology, identity theft has become a major issue for both consumers and business. Internet became a convenient, easy, and quick solution to everything starting...

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Identity Theft

Identity theft is a term used to refer to all types of crime in which someone wrongfully obtains and uses another person's personal data in some way that involves fraud or deception, typically for economic gain. Unlike your fingerprints, which are unique to you and cannot be given to someone else for their use, your personal data ¬ especially your Social Security number, your bank account or credit card number, your telephone calling card number, and other valuable identifying data ¬ can be used...

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Identity Theft

 Identity theft is a major crime that happens to millions of people every year. People whose identities have been stolen can spend months and years trying to clean up the mess the thieves have made of a good name and credit record. There are many different types of identity theft and ways to deal with it. Identity theft is very serious and stolen identities are used to commit many other crimes. Some of the specific types of identity theft besides personal identity theft, include tax related...

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Identity Theft

“Identity Theft” “People must be vigilant in protecting their identities” this is the argument that the police department uses to be able to get personal information of people from their cellphones. Unfortunately, as long as identity theft is a profitable venture, it will not disappear. The only way consumers and businesses can deal with it is to learn how to prevent it and then take those preventative measures. The most important action anyone can take to prevent against identity theft is to be...

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Art Theft

communities grow. The phenomenon is known as art theft, where individuals either plagiarize, trace, or copy another person’s artwork and claim it as their own creation. Luckily, services are provided within online art communities and certain techniques can be use to prevent, decrease, and remove art theft. How do you detect art theft? First, a person must learn how to recognize art theft before doing anything else. Obvious characteristics found in most art theft are: 1. Poor image quality: Poor image...

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Employee Theft

Employee Theft (Research Paper) Antonio Childress Baker College MGT 212: Section 02570 C. Delbridge November 27, 2012 EMPLOYEE THEFT Employee theft is a problem of considerable size for many companies. Many corporate security experts estimate that 25 to 40 percent of all employees steal from their employers, and the U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) estimates that employee theft of cash, property, and merchandise may cost American businesses as much as $50 billion on...

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Art Theft

Of the many crimes that are present in this day and age, one that not only vandalizes the property, but as well as historical background is that of art theft. A crime that has taken away the sanctity of churches as well as many other religious and historical sites. Thefts have ranged from WWII (World War II) to the times of the Holocaust. Of the items that were taken from the churches, relics were items of great priority. These items not only had great value to the churches they were stolen from...

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Art Theft

and fashions of the time. Talk about art theft significance in painting, sculptures, maybe film industry in Western and non-Western civilizations. The theft of art is an old crime. Archaeological investigation has revealed court records dating to Egypt's 20th Dynasty in which workers were convicted of robbing tombs in the Valley of Kings. In another instance, the mayor of Western Thebes and several local officials were prosecuted for tomb robbery. The theft of art is often controversial. The removal...

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