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Seasonal Employee Theft Is Common. POS Analytics Can Stop It

Posted on February 26, 2019 by | Comments are off

Seasonal Employee Theft Is Common. POS Analytics Can Stop It
For businesses like restaurants, entertainment venues, holiday retailers and more, seasonal demand fluctuations can act as a main driver for many major business decisions. More often than not, that can also impact labor, requiring businesses to take on seasonal or temporary workers -often bringi... read more

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Stop Card Counting in Real-Time with Intelligent Video Surveillance

Posted on January 31, 2019 by | Comments are off

Stop Card Counting in Real-Time with Intelligent Video Surveillance
For casino owners and gaming operators looking to minimize loss and prevent fraud, one major source of loss can be notoriously difficult to stop: card counters. This may leave some operators wondering: is it be possible to stop card counters before they do damage to the bottom line? (more&hel... read more

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AI Helps Put The “Happy” In Your VIPs’ Holidays

Posted on December 17, 2018 by | Comments are off

AI Helps Put The “Happy” In Your VIPs’ Holidays
‘Tis the season for fun and festivities, and for many high-rollers and vacationers that may mean getting into the holiday spirit by enjoying some much-needed time on the gaming floor. With so many entertainment options vying for attention this time of year, what makes a gaming operation sta... read more

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Sweethearting: Employee Theft Disguised As Customer Service

Posted on November 13, 2018 by | Comments are off

Sweethearting: Employee Theft Disguised As Customer Service
Where does a business draw the line between excellent customer service and a bit too much generosity? For many restaurants, bars, retail businesses, entertainment venues, and others, setting boundaries around employee discounting and special offers remains a key issue in preventing employee t... read more

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Facial Recognition Tech: The Future of Player Analysis

Posted on October 5, 2018 by | Comments are off

Facial Recognition Tech: The Future of Player Analysis
In the quickly-advancing field of AI, few subjects offer more promise than the emerging field of facial recognition. Teaching a machine to recognize and match a person’s face to their identity is no easy task, and the large amounts of time and money that researchers and industry leaders hav... read more

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How AI Tech Is Preventing POS Theft

Posted on September 19, 2018 by | Comments are off

How AI Tech Is Preventing POS Theft
When it comes to preventing fraud and theft at Point-of-Sale (POS) systems, nearly every business owner knows that each dollar saved direct to the bottom line is worth many multiples when it comes to the increase in revenue that would be needed to match it. We know it too - and that’s why e... read more

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The 5 Most Common Opportunities For Employee Theft

Posted on August 27, 2018 by | Comments are off

The 5 Most Common Opportunities For Employee Theft
Who do we think of when we think of a “thief?” Maybe someone dressed in all black, slipping in when the doors are locked to walk away with handfuls of hard-earned cash taken from the back vault, or right out of the register. If this is your image, you might not be that far off - but you m... read more

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Top 5 Reasons Service Employees Steal

Posted on July 31, 2018 by | Comments are off

Top 5 Reasons Service Employees Steal
There may be no issue more uncomfortable for employers to consider - or, arguably, more important - than employee theft. Nobody likes to think of their trusted team members, embezzling, or pocketing cash by defrauding the POS system, but these kinds of theft occur every day in just about every i... read more

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Getting Fresh With The Register- Subway Theft

Posted on July 21, 2016 by | Leave a comment

Getting Fresh With The Register- Subway Theft
What we know: Two Subway employees from Chambersburg, PA are accused of stealing around $6,000 from the restaurant chain between November 2015 and April 2016. The employees, Susan Laura Bender, 28, and Christopher Smith, 29, are charged with theft by unlawful taking. The theft was discovered after... read more

Returning Theft Vulnerability at Lowe’s

Posted on July 14, 2016 by | Leave a comment

Returning Theft Vulnerability at Lowe’s
If you've ever shopped at Lowe's, you know that they have a very good return policy. While this makes for excellent customer service, it is a vulnerability to any store. On July 12, 2016, Kristi J. Smith, from Chillicothe, Ohio, was charged with felony theft after allegedly stealing $2,800 as a cas... read more