Lawmakers Approve Retail Theft Crackdown Despite Objections To Felony Penalties

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Matt Albence, USA-IT spokesman and former acting director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), is quoted applauding Florida legislation cracking down on organized retail crime:

“We applaud Attorney General Moody, Sen. Boyd and Rep. Clemmons for moving this important public safety legislation forward. States across the country are taking positive steps, equipping police and prosecutors with these new tools. Through cooperative, cross-sector efforts, we can all work together to stop Organized Retail Crime that is hurting our economy, endangering our citizens and providing a revenue stream for criminal organizations.”

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