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Trade Groups Applaud Latest Crime Bills

Several trade groups last week hailed the latest legislation introduced in the House of Representatives and Senate to combat organized retail crime.

WASHINGTON — Several trade groups last week hailed the latest legislation introduced in the House of Representatives and Senate to combat organized retail crime. Thursday evening, Rep. Bobby Scott, D-Ind., chairman of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism and Homeland Security, introduced a bill aimed at organized “e-fencing” - reselling stolen goods over the Internet - titled the E-Fencing Enforcement Act of 2008 (H.R. 6713). The next day Sen. Richard Durbin, D-Ill., unveiled

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