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Cargo theft and organized crime

United States. Law Enforcement Assistance Administration

Cargo theft and organized crime

a deskbook for management and law enforcement

by United States. Law Enforcement Assistance Administration

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Published by Dept. of Transportation : for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Cargo theft -- United States.,
    • Organized crime -- United States.,
    • Inventory shortages -- United States.,
    • Materials handling -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementDepartment of Justice, Law Enforcement Assistance Administration, Department of Transportation, Office of the Secretary.
      ContributionsUnited States. Dept. of Transportation. Office of the Secretary.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV6658 .U56 1972
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 78 p. ;
      Number of Pages78
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4692400M
      LC Control Number77604112

        This is a well-known fact to various criminal elements, from organized Cuban and Eastern European cargo theft crews to local gangs like MS Cargo Crime Risk vs. Reward The average value of a stolen shipment in transit in was $,, according to SensiGuard Supply Chain Intelligence Center, a risk management service provider. Inside Cargo Theft A Growing, Multi-Billion-Dollar Problem. 11/12/ You probably don’t hear much about cargo theft on the news, but it poses a real and rising threat to our country’ s economy and national security. During the past five years, the groups involved in this crime have become better organized and more violent and the price tag associated with the thefts is increasing.

        Cargo theft has persisted as a quiet threat to manufacturers and other businesses for years. Trucking companies have been lobbying Congress for at least 30 years to impose tougher penalties for the crime, which is closely linked in many areas to organized-crime groups.   “Anthony Carmel of Everfleet said organized crime rings target South Florida tractor-trailers coming to and from the ports in order to steal the valuable cargo and equipment. In a recent report, the FBI found that nearly 40 percent of all cargo thefts occurred in parking lots or garages.

      According to law enforcement sources, Vyatcheslav Ivankov ("Little Japanese") a Russian organized crime leader, was believed to have traveled to the United States to organize ROC groups in the U.S. and establish links to ROC groups in the former Soviet v is considered to be a highranking organized crime leader, or thief in law, both in Russia and the U.S. Ivankov was arrested in Missing: Cargo theft. Organized Crime: Al Capone is a name Organized crime groups often victimize businesses through the use of extortion or theft and fraud activities like hijacking cargo trucks, robbing goods, committing bankruptcy fraud, insurance fraud, or stock fraud. Organized crime groups seek out corrupt public officials in executive, law enforcement.


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Cargo Theft And Organized Crime A Deskbook for Management and Law Enforcement Oct. Department of Justice Law Enforcement Assistance Administration Department of Transportation Office of the Secretary (DOT P ) Paperback – January 1, by Department of Justice / Department of Transportation (Author)Author: Department of Justice / Department of Transportation.

Cargo Crime: Security and Theft Prevention is drawn from the author’s personal experiences as a law enforcement detective and supervisor and as a regional security manager for a large multimode transportation and logistics company. The book reviews emerging trends, identifies criminal tactics, discusses law enforcement response to cargo theft, and presents best practices to help businesses avoid victimization by cargo by: 1.

Cargo Theft, Loss Prevention, and Supply Chain Security outlines steps for identifying the weakest links in the supply chain and customizing a security program to help you prevent thefts and recover losses. Written by one of the world’s leading experts in cargo theft analysis, risk assessment and supply chain security, this is the most comprehensive book available on the topic of cargo theft.

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Department of Transportation. Office of the Secretary.]. fraud, ticket switching,2 and cargo theft, just to name a few. Stolen and fraudulently obtained goods may be taken not only from retailers, but from manufacturers and distributors as well.

The organized crime rings resell this illegally acquired merchandise via a variety of “fencing” operations such as flea markets, swap meets, pawn shops. Organized Crime Cargo Theft – Retailers’ Nightmare Decem Bankcenter Staff Organized retail crime affects almost all merchants and more than two-thirds of those surveyed have seen an increase in the past year, according to the 15 th annual ORC study released by the National Retail Federation.

Contraband, Organized Crime and the Threat to the Transportation and Supply Chain Function. by Mario Possamai. This study explores how the demand for contraband products fuels cargo theft, smuggling, counterfeiting, and product piracy.

Transportation and Cargo Security: Threats and Solutions. by Kathleen M. Sweet. Cargo theft has also found a place in organized crime, which provides a network of criminals to steal and distribute stolen cargo typically through illegal markets.

4 As a result, revenues of legitimate businesses are shifted to criminals and are also used to fund further criminal activities, such as smuggling. 5 Unfortunately, cargo theft appears to be an enticing venture for criminals. It offers high. The theft of a trailer contain lbs. of meat from an Ancaster shipping lot last week is the latest case in a serious, widespread but often unreported organized crime phenomenon — one.

“Cargo theft is a sophisticated and organized enterprise,” he added, “and we take this threat very seriously.” Resources: Inside Cargo Theft (11/12/10). The large pay-out offered by cargo theft is irresistible to thieves, when by comparison the average bank robbery nets only $10, Cargo thieves represent an active form of organized crime, with deep networks linked to stealing and selling product.

Organized retail crime (ORC) refers to professional shoplifting, cargo theft, retail crime rings and other organized crime occurring in retail environments. One person acting alone is not considered an example of organized retail crime. These criminals move from store to store and even city to city.

Compared to regular weekends, holiday weekends see theft levels rise as much as 40 percent, according to Freightwatch, which reports organized crime rings are more active during these times.

The Cargo Theft Interdiction Program (CTIP) was created to combat the ever increasing cargo theft problem. Over the past decade the cost of cargo theft related crimes has risen dramatically. It is estimated that combined losses suffered by the trucking industry, insurance companies, and the railroads, surpasses $10 BILLION in the United States.

Yesterday, GI-TOC, a renowned Geneva-based network of more than organized crime experts, released a valuable report titled “Crime and Contagion: The impact of a pandemic on organized crime.”Missing: Cargo theft. Cargo theft is an ever-evolving threat to motor carriers.

organized site surveillance and intelligence gathering to plan a heist. who as crime and theft specialist at Travelers Insurance. According to the Insurance Bureau of Canada, there's an estimated $5 billion worth of cargo theft in Canada every year.

Angelique Magi, of the Guarantee Company of North America explains why. “The dizzying array of criminal schemes committed by this organized crime syndicate,” said a statement from Acting Manhattan U.S.

Attorney Joon H. Being somewhat romanticized, cargo theft has been around for centuries. Consider the times of bandits attacking trading roads or pirates seizing ships at sea. These crimes have merely evolved into the highly organized, international crime syndicates we see today.

The most common states to experience cargo theft are Florida, California, and Texas. Organized crime, complex of highly centralized enterprises set up for the purpose of engaging in illegal activities. Such organizations engage in offenses such as cargo theft, fraud, robbery, kidnapping for ransom, and the demanding of “protection” payments.

The rackets that are local are protection rackets, gambling, prostitution, theft, kidnapping for ransom, cargo theft, drug sales, and so on. Some of the organized crime groups, such as the Triads, remember where they come from and are concerned about their communities to a degree.

Therefore they invest a lot of their profits back into the. Crime of such nature had become more organized and more violent, and consumer is paying a hefty price for it. Per U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Cargo theft is when any commercial shipments is stolen during the means of being.

Among a select group of criminals who specialize in cargo theft, however, the facility’s location was well known. These particular cargo thieves—part of a .