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Wesco Manufacturing Selects ATTUS for Watch List Compliance

November 11, 2010

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Nov. 11, 2010 /PRNewswire/ — ATTUS Technologies, Inc, developer of the advanced watch list screening solution WatchDOG® Pro, today announced it will provide Wesco Manufacturing, Inc. with a comprehensive watch list compliance system for its military and commercial equipment supplies and support services trade.

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Wesco Manufacturing is a U.S. Armed Forces and NATO approved defense contractor. It specializes in providing state of the art military and commercial equipment and support services to defense forces around the globe. In today’s world, this industry requires thorough and reliable compliance solutions to ensure that its products do not get into the hands of rogue nations or terrorists organizations.

“ATTUS is proud to welcome its newest client, Wesco Manufacturing,” said Tom Fedell, president and CEO of ATTUS Technologies, Inc. “As a company in the military supplies market, they understand their responsibilities and are firmly committed to compliance and the security of the United States.”

WatchDOG® Pro provides Wesco with the necessary tools to fulfill its commitment, including compliance with Department of Homeland Security requirements, the Office of Foreign Assets Control’s (OFAC) sanctioning programs and export regulations issued by the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS).

There are dozens of watch lists that clients can cross check via WatchDOG® Pro. It is the ideal solution for military suppliers like Wesco, as well as all businesses in the export/import industry who, at a minimum under U.S. law, are responsible for scanning the BIS list, the OFAC Specially Designated Nationals (SDN) list, and the OFAC Sanctioned Countries list.

“We pride ourselves on delivering the highest quality military components and support services to clients that meet U.S. regulatory requirements for international trade,” said Rita M. Vitali, Import/Export Compliance Officer of Wesco Manufacturing, Inc. “WatchDOG® Pro was the obvious choice for our needs. It’s complete yet simple to use. Within minutes, we now confidently check a company or individual for a watch list match, pull a report showing the results, save a record of that check onto our system and our compliance is fulfilled.”

WatchDOG® Pro clients enjoy a single, customizable solution that takes care of all of their U.S. and international watch list compliance needs. The web-based system simultaneously cross checks single customer transactions or an entire database against applicable watch lists. Its advanced name search algorithm detects subtleties that otherwise might go unnoticed by manual or other automated processes.

“Wesco wanted an affordable, user friendly and comprehensive watch list solution that included extensive report capabilities,” added Mr. Fedell. “It might sound like a tall order, but WatchDOG® Pro gives them that and more. With the click of a button, they can fulfill their watch list screening or generate comprehensive reports for a complete audit trail of their compliance.”

About Wesco Manufacturing Inc.

Wesco Manufacturing and its affiliates are major suppliers of military and commercial equipment and support services. Its network of state of the art manufacturing and stocking facilities has made Wesco Manufacturing an industry leader and go to source for the most demanding of requirements. Wesco is an approved defense contractor for the U.S. Armed forces, NATO and defense forces worldwide. For more information, visit http://www.wescomfginc.com/.

About ATTUS Technologies, Inc.

ATTUS Technologies, Inc. is an industry leader in software and services for regulatory compliance, homeland security and fraud prevention. Over 4,500 financial institutions and other clients nationwide use ATTUS’ solutions for compliance with the requirements of the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA), the USA PATRIOT Act, the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN), anti-money laundering regulations, the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA), Regulation CC and Regulation E. ATTUS is based in Charlotte, North Carolina. For more information about ATTUS, visit www.attustech.com.


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