leifertlaw March 8, 2009 Theft
Fort Lauderdale Shoplifting Lawyer, Brian S. Leifert is seeing retailers in Fort Lauderdale and Broward County taking advantage in technological advances to combat increases in shoplifting. Face recognition software is the latest weapon being utilized to prevent loss due to shoplifting. With shoplifting on the rise, Fort Lauderdale companies have found face recognition technology to be an effective tool.
The software allows the retailer to be alerted when an individual who has previously been caught shoplifting has entered the store. Retailers are also able to share information with each another regarding previous shoplifters or suspicious individuals. Retailers can even submit a file with a suspected shoplifters face to local law enforcement to cross reference the data with booking photos and mug shots on file.
Shoplifting in Fort Lauderdale and throughout Broward County is certainly on the rise as a result of recent economic difficulties. As technology advances, retailers will continue to gain new weapons to combat shoplifting.
If you are facing a shoplifting charge in Fort Lauderdale, contact a Broward Shoplifting Lawyer at Leifert & Leifert for assistance with your case. You may be eligible for dismissal if this is a first offense. You may also be eligible to have your case sealed or expunged.
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