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Chain retailers hire ‘corporate cops’ to combat organized retail crime

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A sophisticated network of shoplifters raking in billions of dollars of stolen goods ranging from cold medicine to power tools is becoming a growing problem, police say. Retailers estimate organized retail crime cost them $68 billion in 2019, leading chains like CVS and Target to employ teams of so-called “corporate cops.” These investigators work with actual cops and federal agents to gather intel on suspects and even surveil them by recording undercover videos.

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