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Fight Retail Crime With Plastic

The Motley Fool argues for fighting retail crime by using more credit cards and not cash -- an interesting theory. They quote a Palm Beach Times article stating that,

"Based on past numbers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, it's estimated that over 700 convenience store workers, particularly cashiers, will be murdered during robberies this year in the United States.... A convenience-store cashier job is the 10th-most dangerous occupation in the United States according to the U.S. Labor Department, which classifies being a convenience-store cashier job as more dangerous than being a firefighter."