March 28, 2012

Telling employees where and why cameras are being used in the workplace is the best way to avoid legal problems, according to Lisa Guerin, co-author of "The Essential Guide to Federal Employment Laws" (Society for Human Resource Management/Nolo, 2011).

There is implied consent if an employee continues to work in an area where a camera is visible, said Ginger McCall, director of the open government program at the Electronic Privacy Information Center in Washington, D.C.

May 17, 2011

Stealing merchandise from a home improvement store is not considered a minor crime in Massachusetts, where state police used three K-9 officers and ATVs to chase two suspected shoplifters through the woods on May 15.

October 31, 2010

Beware the employee impersonator....

October 19, 2010

A shoplifting suspect who may have impersonated a Lowe’s employee was arrested on Oct. 13...

September 29, 2010

A Home Depot shopper witnessing a possible shoplifting crime followed the suspect in his car...

May 11, 2008

An FBI investigation of the Gambino crime family has allegedly uncovered phony bar codes...