Newsletter - In The News The Newsen-us2020-07-14T05:31:34.4418346-05:00Colorado considering strengthening law to deal with shoplifting The News&newsletterid=84/19/2012 12:00:00 AM<p>DENVER - For 31 years, Don Waddill and his family have worked to earn a living out of their store, Performance Cycle of Colorado. In a matter of moments, two suspects ran out the door carrying $1,600 in merchandise.Modern mafia: Shoplifting gangs target Colorado stores The News&newsletterid=42/9/2012 12:00:00 AM<p>DENVER - You may think of shoplifting as a petty crime, stealing small items for personal gain, but that's not what this story is about. This is about organized retail crime - gangs of shoplifters who are targeting Colorado stores.<br>&nbsp;<br>The losses are staggering - half a billion dollars a year in Colorado alone and $30 to $50 billion nationwide.Organized Crime Asso. To Combat Retail Theft The News&newsletterid=32/9/2012 12:00:00 AM<p>COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- Colorado is using a new tool to crack down on retail theft.Organized Retail Theft Growing In Southern Colo. The News&newsletterid=72/5/2012 12:00:00 AM<p>Retail theft is a growing concern around southern Colorado, and the District Attorney's office is making an effort to decrease the frequency of the attacks and increase the number of prosecutions.</p><p><img border="0" align="absBottom" src="" width="580" height="357"></p>Gangs Shoplift $35B In Baby Formula, Razors, Aspirin The News&newsletterid=62/5/2012 12:00:00 AM<p>Police say drug gangs in Colorado and across the nation are stealing more than $35 billion a year in baby formula, razors and aspirin from supermarkets to finance their rings. Watch 7NEWS Reporter...Making off with hundreds of dollars of merchandise in minutes The News&newsletterid=52/5/2012 12:00:00 AM<p itxtNodeId="547" itxtHarvested="0">KUSA - Stealing has grown up. Today there are roving gangs of organized shoplifters, taking a big bite out of the bottom line of a lot of retailers in Colorado.