Organized Retail Crime Is Focus Of Upcoming BBB Seminar

October 07, 2013

DAYTON, OHIO, September 19, 2013 – Organized retail crime groups have been targeting Miami Valley businesses. In fact, 94 percent of businesses say they have been victims of these criminals in the last 12 months. Your BBB wants to help protect your business from these criminals that can steal between $2000 and $12,000 worth of merchandise in a single day, making this a $40 billion dollar a year industry. These individuals are more problematic than shoplifters who steal for their own benefit. These boosters go to work daily stealing merchandise from businesses -- anywhere in the chain from manufacturers to point of sale. To help you protect your business, you’re invited to attend...

Prevent Organized Retail Crime Within Your Business Seminar

Thursday, October 24, 7:30 - 9 a.m.

Presidential Banquet Center, 4548 Presidential Way, Dayton

Cost: $20 per person for BBB Accredited Businesses/Charities

and $25 for others, which includes full breakfast

Bob Bowman, chief of the Perry Township Police Department and director of security at The Greene, will be the presenter of this informative seminar. He will share tips to help you identify these criminals and protect your business from them. He’ll also share the role of the IROC (Investigating Retail Organized Crime) taskforce in our community and how you can help.

Space is limited for this event so make your reservations today. You can’t afford not to. Simply visit or calling (937) 222-1534, ext. 2270.

About Your BBB Serving Dayton and the Miami Valley

For 100 years, your Better Business Bureau has been helping people find businesses, brands and charities they can trust. In 2011, people turned to your BBB more than 100 million times for Business Reviews on more than 4 million companies and Charity Reports on 11,000 charities, all available for free at Today, there are 114 local, independent BBBs across the United States and Canada. To further promote trust, your BBB also offers complaint and dispute resolution support for consumers and businesses when there is difference in viewpoints.