According to store security experts, gadgets--and the iPhone in particular--are only the fourth most likely shoplifted item. No. 1? Filet Mignon.
First it was shoplifting, then ticket-switching. Now it's bar code fraud. Just how difficult is it to fake up a UPC label that reports a lower price? Not that hard, it turns out -- but getting away with it is another story. CNET's Jonas Tichenor reports.
First it was shoplifting, then it was ticket-switching, and now it's bar code fraud. Just how easy is it to make a fraudulent UPC? Easier than you think. But getting away with the crime is a different story.
High-tech digital-surveillance system from IBM Research has far-reaching possibilities.
French woman goes on daily shoplifting spree and then sells stolen items on eBay. She pocketed about $120,000 before being arrested.
Wireless operators, recording studios stand to lose millions of dollars annually because of a rising tide of ring tone theft.