Cargo Theft, Loss Prevention, and Supply Chain Security by Dan Burges

By Dan Burges

  • ''Although the ebook has an honest stab on the topic on an international 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 safely remembering to incorporate pipelines in its evaluation. you may simply use this e-book as a path e-book for aspiring defense pros. Any underwriter of delivery delivery and load hyperlinks should still take some time to reserve and browse this booklet. the common sense chapters on defense precautions and threat administration are it kind of feels continually sorely wanted within the assurance undefined. examining the later chapters we're reminded how info in this type of crime has no less than partially been freed up through the web age and through professional agencies who maintain an concept in this type of monetary job… The publication is definitely sure and published and redolent of a sober American path booklet. The author's writing sort turns out to were honed by way of his publicity to favoured options taught within the army. He tells you what he'll say, says it after which summarises every one laconic bankruptcy. this is often the ebook of a realistic professional instead of a tutorial one. It merits to be at the cabinets of individuals in all places who're paid to take care of shipment and to guard their items from the depredations of criminals and to protect their company effects from parasitic losses.''--Maritime recommend on-line, factor 537, August 10, 2012
    ''This paintings info the possibility that shipment robbery poses to the nationwide financial system, examines the effect of shipment robbery on person offer chain stakeholders, from brands the entire approach to shoppers, and offers a technique for constructing provide chain safety and loss prevention courses. the 1st a part of the publication explains fundamentals of shipment robbery within the twenty first century, giving heritage on prepared legal teams and the black industry, with separate chapters on excessive tech and prescribed drugs. half 2 describes tools for picking chance and descriptions the jobs and duties of pros in company safeguard, insurance firms, third-party safety prone, and legislations enforcement. This part additionally covers actual defense, in-transit protection, energetic tracking, and concerns in air, rail, and pipeline defense. there's additionally an summary of shipment robbery activity forces and corporations. The book's reader-friendly format bargains many subheadings, bullet issues, and bankruptcy key issues. Burges is a specialist in provide chain intelligence and possibility research. educational Press is an imprint of Elsevier.''--Reference and examine ebook information, October 2012


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To carry out a successful warehouse/distribution center burglary today, cargo thieves conduct extensive intelligencegathering and intensive surveillance. The gangs use a variety of techniques to gain information, ranging from the sublime (embedding gang members within intended targets, normally as temporary workers) to the simplistic (Internet searches, observing distribution routines, or simply asking questions). Factors cargo criminals consider in their surveillance mode include watching security officers on site, camera and alarm systems, and lighting.

Similar to cargo crime, sentencing for identity theft is minimal. The average prison sentence for financial identity theft ranges from 3 to 5 years. com). Factors often considered in sentences for identity theft are the number of individuals/businesses affected and the financial loss. Gene Franklin, a San Francisco-area man, was sentenced in August 2009 to 31 years in state prison following his conviction on more than 46 felony counts, including identity fraud. Franklin was accused of stealing the identities of more than a dozen people and using their financial information to buy property.

Franklin was accused of stealing the identities of more than a dozen people and using their financial information to buy property. 8 million, including a $685,000 house in Huntington Beach, California. In September 2004, Philip Cumming was found guilty of identity theft and fraud and was sentenced to 14 years in prison. Cumming, a computer help desk assistant at a Long Island-based credit company, had access to clients’ personal information, including usernames and passwords. Cumming not only stole client information to open bank accounts, he also downloaded credit reports and sold them to other identity thieves for as little as $30 each.

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