How organized retail crime is fueled by stolen goods on Amazon and Facebook Marketplace

Coordinated robberies have swept U.S. stores in recent months, as retailers warn about a rise in organized retail crime. While punishments for shoplifters are hotly debated, new legislation would hold an entirely different group accountable: the online sites where the stolen goods are sold. Here's what Amazon, eBay and Meta's Facebook Marketplace say they're already doing to stop the sale of stolen goods online, and why major retailers have asked congress to impose stricter regulations.
Fri, Jun 17 20228:59 AM EDT