Dallas, Houston rank in top 10 for organized retail crime
Retail stores have partnered with local police to install surveillance cameras that expose the gang members that often return and are known in the area for stealing merchandise. The NRF is also helping retailers to combine forces with eBay to check for illegal sale of merchandise on their online sales platform.
Organized gangs have cost retailers as much as $30 billion in stolen merchandise.
Here are the top 10 cities in alphabetical order:
- Baltimore/Washington, D.C./Northern Virginia
- Los Angeles
- New York City/Northern New Jersey
- San Francisco