Sen. Schumer calls on feds to curtail organized retail theft – News 12 – Connecticut


US Senator Chuck Schumer has called on the federal government to tackle organized retail theft, which he says has increased considerably over the past year. Schumer specifically wants the Department of Justice to use the Organized Retail Crime Task Force more effectively to curtail such activities. The senator also suggests that the Federal Trade Commission should take more action to prevent stolen goods from being sold online. Schumer’s requests come as retailers across the country report a significant rise in organized theft, which often involves criminals selling stolen goods online.

Click the link below to gain more insight into Senator Schumer’s proposal and the broader issue of organized retail theft. Stay informed about this significant issue that impacts retailers, consumers, and the economy at large.

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