CHICAGO (NewsNation Now) – Organized crime in retail now costs retailers an average of $700,000 per $1 billion in sales, and three-quarters of U.S. retailers have seen an increase in organized crime in retail in 2020, according to the National Retail Federation.
First, NewsNation’s Brian Entin, who has covered armed robberies across the country, joins “Banfield” with a live report.
Next, Volusia County, Florida Sheriff Mike Chitwood and former district attorney Susan Filan join the show to talk about rising crime.
In South Carolina, a judge granted bail to Alex Murdaugh, despite 12 new indictments against him containing 24 new charges punishable by 500 years in prison.
Investigative reporter Andrew Davis of NewsNation affiliate WSAV joins “Banfield” to discuss the case against Murdaugh.
Chris Swecker, former assistant director of the FBI’s Criminal Investigations Unit, discusses the case of a Texas car dealer who allegedly hired hitmen to kill a former mistress and her boyfriend.
Finally, Ashleigh Banfield shares how viewers can help those affected by the devastating storms and tornadoes in the Midwest and Mid-South.