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2014-07-02 04:20:58

WASHINGTON, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Of adolescents visiting the emergency department for any reason, one in five girls and one in eight boys reported dating violence in the past year. According to a study published online Monday in Annals of Emergency Medicine, dating violence among adolescents was also strongly associated with alcohol, illicit drug use and depression ("Dating Violence Among Male and Female Youth Seeking Emergency Department Care")...

2014-07-01 23:01:09

AlertID and the National Crime Prevention Council Partner on Crime Prevention App Arlington, VA (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 On this day in 1980 a famous trench coat-wearing character burst onto the scene promising to teach us all how to Take A Bite Out of Crime. Today McGruff the Crime Dog is helping to bite crime through a new social media app. The National Crime Prevention Council (NCPC), home to the famous character, and AlertID have launched the McGruff Mobile app on iTunes in honor of...

2014-07-01 23:00:46

The National Crime Prevention Council (NCPC), home to the famous character, and AlertID have launched the McGruff Mobile app on iTunes in honor of McGruff’s 34th birthday. Arlington, VA (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 On this day in 1980, a famous trench coat-wearing character burst onto the scene promising to teach us all how to Take a Bite Out of Crime. Today McGruff the Crime Dog is helping to bite crime through a new social media app. The National Crime Prevention Council (NCPC), home to the...

2014-07-01 16:32:58

Jumei Sets New Benchmarks in Anti-Counterfeiting Campaign BEIJING, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jumei International Holding Limited (NYSE: JMEI) ("Jumei" or the "Company"), China's leading online retailer of beauty products, is setting new benchmarks in product quality control in China's online beauty industry. Beginning in July 2014, Jumei will start publishing monthly product audits of supplier and third-party merchants on its website and significantly expanding the sample size of spectrum...

2014-07-01 08:21:40

Amelia's Law, DUI Recidivism Reduction Act take effect July 1 NASHVILLE, Tenn., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As people head in to the July 4(th) holiday, well-known for DUIs and statewide sobriety checkpoints, two new tough-on-crime laws will go in to effect that will strengthen supervision and penalties for repeat drunk drivers, as well as other drug- and alcohol-involved criminal offenders. Officials believe both laws will help curb the behavior of high-risk, repeat impaired...

2014-06-30 23:07:03

School Shooting, An Extensive Guide Released Today by NoBullying: http://nobullying.com/school-shooting/ London, UK (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 In past years, school shootings have become common. So common that they need to be discussed and understood in order to prevent such tragedies from happening to children and school staff everywhere, explore NoBullying’s guide to school shooting released today. The guide begins by listing the six factors that contribute to a school shooting such as...

2014-06-30 08:22:16

During the Top Month for Auto Theft, IAATI (International Association of Auto Theft Investigators) and LoJack Corporation Team Up to Educate Consumers about the Latest Trends in International Auto Theft CANTON, Mass., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Association of Auto Theft Investigators (IAATI) and LoJack Corporation (NASDAQ: LOJN) are partnering to promote the annual National Vehicle Theft Protection Month. Throughout July, the top month of the year for vehicle theft, IAATI...

2014-06-28 23:02:00

Identity verification and authentication solutions provider, Electronic Verification Systems (EVS), has expanded their fraud prevention solution offerings to help businesses comply with Know Your Customer (KYC) and Anti-Money Laundering (AML) regulations with PEP List Screenings. Louisville, KY (PRWEB) June 28, 2014 Identity verification and authentication solutions provider, Electronic Verification Systems (EVS), has expanded their fraud prevention solution offerings to help businesses...

2014-06-27 23:04:25

Context-Based Security and Advanced Fraud Prevention Provider Recognized for Its TrustDefender Cybercrime Protection Platform San Jose, CA (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 ThreatMetrix®, the fastest-growing provider of context-based security and advanced fraud prevention solutions, today announces it has been named a winner in two categories by the Network Products Guide (NPG) Hot Companies and Best Product Awards. The ThreatMetrix TrustDefender™ Cybercrime Protection Platform was recognized...

2014-06-26 23:08:36

Release 1.16 further uncovers possible money laundering activities by correlating multiple disparate alerts related to a single user, improves KYC on alternative applications using phone information, and jumpstarts anti-fraud benefits with Big Data analysis. Palo Alto, CA (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 IdentityMind Global™ is proud to announce Version 1.16 of its flagship Anti-Fraud and Risk Management Platform. The latest version enhances the platform’s anti-money laundering (AML) and...


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Wendigo
2014-02-10 16:19:19

The Wendigo is a legendary demonic creature or spirit from the Algonquian people of the Atlantic coast, and the Great Lakes region of the United States and Canada. It is said the Wendigo could either posses humans or be a human that has been transformed into a creature. One of its traits is that of cannibalism. The Algonquian people believed that the eating of human flesh would put the person at risk of becoming a Wendigo. There is a modern medical term known as Wendigo Psychosis, which...

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2009-04-28 16:36:07

Chicago police sergeant, Louis R. Vitullo, focused his career in the city's crime lab and eventually because chief microanalyst. He created an organized method by which to collect and analyze evidence in sexual assault cases. The tools necessary to follow this process are all contained together in a standardized kit, originally called a Vitullo kit. Today, they are more commonly referred to as SAEK or rape kits. Louis Vitullo died on January 3, 2006 at Good Shepherd Hospital in...

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snash
  • To talk saucily.
  • Insolent, opprobrious language; impertinent abuse.
This word is Scots in origin and probably imitative.