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April 6, 2012

An organized retail theft ring that targeted 70 Home Depot stores in six states has been taken down by multi-agency task force after the arrest of three men in New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania. Two other suspects are still be sought. 

December 1, 2011

Police have arrested a 52-year-old suspect in the vandalization of Jack’s Hardware and several other Jewish-owned businesses in New Brunswick, N.J., according to an article in the Daily Targum.

July 17, 2011

A 30-year-old man was arrested at a Home Depot store in Natick, Mass. for stealing a $524 welder, according to an article in the Metro West Daily News

Store security apprehended Brandon Wood, a student at UMass-Boston, on July 13 after he loaded the welder into a cart. They told police they recognized him as someone who had stole the same welder the week before but had evaded loss personnel officers. 

February 28, 2011

The Founder of Rent-a-Husband has agreed to pay $2 million to settle criminal charges that claimed he duped investors in his home-repair business, according to an article in The Independent and other media outlets. 

January 31, 2011

A man already convicted of forgery and grand larceny in New York State is also facing a federal indictment that accuses him of gift card scams at Home Depot and Lowe’s totaling $78,800, according to an article in the Buffalo News.

January 14, 2011

Three men who attempted to steal power tool batteries and other merchandise from a Florida Home Depot were arrested after two of them -- dressed as women -- used pepper spray on security personnel, according to an article in the Orlando Sentinel.

January 7, 2011

The Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing of a century-old lumberyard business in Petersburg, Va., has resulted in a legal battle between family members, according to an article in the Progress-Index.

November 29, 2010

A man posing as an employee of ABC Supply bilked a homeowner out of $10,000...

November 16, 2010

A police officer in Freehold, N.J., has been charged with shoplifting almost $500 in flooring...

November 11, 2010

Bruce Karatz, the former chief executive of KB Home, received a sentence of five years...

September 5, 2010

Employees and customers are becoming more adept at stealing, but hardware dealers can stem their...

June 15, 2008

The stalled U.S. housing market continues to take its toll on U.K.-based Wolseley, a global...

June 12, 2008

A “scaler” responsible for purchasing logs for a Tacoma sawmill has been accused by the...

June 12, 2008

A “scaler” responsible for purchasing logs for a Tacoma sawmill has been accused by the...

May 11, 2008

An FBI investigation of the Gambino crime family has allegedly uncovered phony bar codes...