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Gangs Make Shoplifting a Business -- Part II

In the second part of our series about the rise of professional shoplifting, we hear from the FBI's Dan Wright about how organized groups of thieves carry out their crimes. U.S. businesses lose an estimated $15 billion to shoplifting each year. Hear NPR's Cheryl Corley.

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Cheryl Corley is a Chicago-based NPR correspondent who works for the National Desk. She primarily covers criminal justice issues as well as breaking news in the Midwest and across the country.