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  • ''Although the publication has a good stab on the topic on a world scale, it has an American centre of gravity describing the weave of robbery around the union and the centres of conurbation. It levels around the modes of shipping, very effectively remembering to incorporate pipelines in its evaluate. you'll simply use this e-book as a path booklet for aspiring safety pros. Any underwriter of shipping transport and load hyperlinks should still make the effort to reserve and skim this ebook. the common-sense chapters on defense precautions and danger administration are it kind of feels consistently sorely wanted within the coverage undefined. analyzing the later chapters we're reminded how details in this kind of crime has not less than partly been freed up via the net age and through expert enterprises who preserve an idea in this kind of financial task… The ebook is definitely certain and published and redolent of a sober American path publication. The author's writing sort turns out to were honed by means of his publicity to favoured ideas taught within the army. He tells you what he'll say, says it after which summarises every one laconic bankruptcy. this can be the publication of a pragmatic professional instead of a tutorial one. It merits to be at the cabinets of individuals all over the place who're paid to deal with shipment and to safeguard their items from the depredations of criminals and to protect their enterprise effects from parasitic losses.''--Maritime recommend on-line, factor 537, August 10, 2012
    ''This paintings info the danger that shipment robbery poses to the nationwide economic system, examines the impression of shipment robbery on person offer chain stakeholders, from brands all of the approach to shoppers, and offers a strategy for constructing provide chain safety and loss prevention courses. the 1st a part of the booklet explains fundamentals of shipment robbery within the twenty first century, giving heritage on equipped legal teams and the black marketplace, with separate chapters on excessive tech and prescription drugs. half 2 describes tools for selecting threat and descriptions the jobs and obligations of execs in company protection, insurance firms, third-party safety services, and legislation enforcement. This part additionally covers actual safeguard, in-transit protection, energetic tracking, and matters in air, rail, and pipeline defense. there's additionally an outline of shipment robbery job forces and enterprises. The book's reader-friendly structure deals many subheadings, bullet issues, and bankruptcy key issues. Burges is a expert in provide chain intelligence and hazard research. educational Press is an imprint of Elsevier.''--Reference and study publication information, October 2012


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As this new form of income becomes a way of life for the employee, movement to larger targets is often the next logical step. While this clearly is not the case with every 29 30 Chapter 2 CARGO THEFT DEFINED employee who has ever walked out of a warehouse with product hidden in his lunch pail, it does hold true for uncountable others. In 2009, a warehouse supervisor in Ohio was arrested and convicted on charges of cargo theft and conspiracy to commit cargo theft after he colluded with a truck driver to steal more than $200,000 worth of infant formula.

S. Code, Section 1952: Interstate and foreign travel or transportation in aid of racketeering. S. Code, Section 1957: Engaging in monetary transactions in property derived from specified unlawful activity (cash value greater than $10,000). S. Code, Section 1961 (1): Definition of racketeering activity, to include any act or threat involving murder, kidnapping, gambling, arson, or robbery. VS. REWARD 41 42 Chapter 3 RISK VS. S. Code, Section 2117: The breaking and entering of a carrier facility, as well as breaking the seals of railcars and commercial trailers.

Clearly the current process does not serve as a deterrent for cargo criminals, even those who are being processed by the judicial system. In 2010, several men stole four tractoretrailers loaded with cosmetics worth in excess of $4 million in Roanoke, Virginia. The criminals moved three of the trailers successfully, but were caught while attempting to paint over the distinguishing markings on the fourth. Of the gang members arrested, one had been arrested previously for the June 2009 theft of $10 million in pharmaceuticals that took place in Tennessee.

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