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George Christian Torres


Group Manager of Investigations
George Torres has over 23 years of experience in Loss Prevention and Organized Retail Crime (ORC). George recently accepted an ORC leadership position with JCPenney. Previously, he provided loss prevention and ORC expertise with CVS HEALTH for 12 years.
George made significant strides in building relationships with law enforcement and was a Founding Member in the creation of the first ORC Association in the United States; Los Angeles Area Organized Retail Crimes Association (LAAORCA). George served as the Retail Co-Chairman for LAAORCA from 2009-2011. George currently serves as a Sr. Advisor to the collaborative members of LAAORCA. George has also assisted in “paving the way” with the creation of other ORC Associations across the country.
Prior to joining CVS Health in 2006, George worked at JoAnn Stores, Smart & Final, Inc & Sears Roebuck. He has received several professional honors and professional industry designations, i.e.

•McAfee Institute, Certified Forensic Hi Tech Investigator- Current
•McAfee Institute, Certified Cyber Intelligence Investigator (CCII) 2017
•LP Foundation, Loss Prevention Qualified 2008
•Association of Certified Fraud Examiner, Certified Fraud Examiner 2007
•Wicklander-Zulawski Association, Certified Forensic Interviewer 2006

George received his BS in Business Management from the University of Phoenix and currently sits on the Executive Committee for the California Organized Retail Crimes Association (CAL-ORCA).

Speaking in:

Wednesday Jun 12
10:30 - 11:15 AM
204 B, Level 2

The sophistication and brazenness of organized retail thieves pose new challenges to retail investigators trying to track them down. With ORC rings working multi-state and multi-regional territories, it is imperative for retailers to enlist all... Read more