DeSantis Signs Bill To Crack Down On Out-of-Control Theft

By Mike Fishmore | May 5, 2024

Crimes have surged

Governor Ron DeSantis of Florida approved a new law aimed at combatting retail theft, porch piracy, and inciting looting via social media.
 

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DeSantis criticized Democrat-controlled regions, where these crimes have surged, contrasting Florida's approach with that of states like California and New York.
 

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He highlighted the use of social media for coordinating retail theft and looting, mentioning that companies have reported a staggering $112 billion loss in 2022.