Dave Disilva from eBay to Cover Stopping Online Fencing of Stolen Merchandise at June 27 StopORC Webinar

Rancho Cucamonga, CA – June 18, 2013––Dave Disilva, manager Global Asset Protection at eBay, Inc., will be the guest speaker at the June 27th StopORC Webinar at 12 pm PDT where he will cover methods and programs to identify and stop online fencing of stolen merchandise. Qualified professionals involved in combatting Organized Retail Crime (ORC) can register for the webinar at https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8724616321145085440.

Disilva will cover detecting the online sale of stolen goods, tracing sources of goods, identifying individuals involved, building cases, retail websites’ anti-theft programs and thieves’ methods to avoid detection. In addition, he will present relevant case studies to illustrate his presentation. The emphasis will be on how retailers can gather evidence on suspected thieves and stolen goods to escalate cases to the next level with website investigators and law enforcement. Attendees will have the opportunity to ask Disilva questions at the conclusion of his presentation.

In his position at eBay, DiSilva partners with retailers to help deter, detect and resolve potential criminal issues across the platforms of eBay Market Place, PayPal and GSI Commerce. Prior to joining eBay in 2010, he served 25 years in retail loss prevention with leadership roles in the areas of analytics, investigations, corporate loss prevention, shortage control, e-commerce and supply chain loss prevention. Disilva is an active member of the University of Florida Loss Prevention Research Council and serves as a co-chair for the Predictive Analytics Group. Since 2011 he has been a Loss Prevention Magazine column contributor and is a member of the Loss Prevention Foundation and contributing member of the LPC Content Review Committee.

A major source of information, education and collaboration in combatting organized retail crime (ORC), StopORC.org is sponsored by Universal Surveillance Systems LLC (USS) and holds free monthly webinars featuring subject matter experts who cover current topics such as ORC trends, methods, prevention, investigations, legislation and working with law enforcement.

Adel Sayegh, USS president , CEO and founder of StopORC, said “One of the primary ways to dispose of stolen merchandise is through online sales because it offers quick sale and annonmymity. Dave is an expert in detecting the online sale of stolen goods and helping to identify the thieves. All retailers will benefit from his dynamic presentation.”

StopORC webinars are open only to those engaged in combatting ORC including loss prevention professionals, law enforcement officials, legislators, prosecutors, judges and security experts.

To register for the upcoming June 27 StopORC webinar by Dave Disilva, visit https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8724616321145085440 or call 1-800-488-9097 for more information.

The mission of StopORC.org is to fight organized retail crime through information sharing, education and advocacy, while strengthening the cause of loss prevention on a global level. StopORC.org provides a comprehensive centralized resource on ORC for anyone requiring current news and information. It is supported by an advisory board made up of ORC authorities Nelson Harrah, GAP, Inc.; John Morris, Macys; Mark VanBeest, jcpenney; David Nance, Sabre, Inc.; Scott Sanford, Barnes & Noble, Inc.; Jason Gonzales, Rite Aid; Dennis Dansak, Sr., The Kroger Co.; Lauren Cunningham, eBay; and Tony Sheppard, CVS Caremark.

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