OrganizedCrime

Mafia Takes Over Publicly Traded Company

As Occupy Wall Street protestors chant about the criminals in the boardroom, actual thieves have spent years quietly running FirstPlus Financial Texas-based, publicly traded corporation.

More Theft in Store for Retailers, Survey Says

The Retail Industry Leaders Association on Thursday reported a nationwide increase this year in shoplifting, calling the fight to stop store crime "an uphill battle." The group blamed an expanding black market for the rise in organized shoplifting crimes.