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2014-10-30 08:42:19

Analysis Finds Online Fraudsters Are Bigger Spenders of Your Money SAN MATEO, Calif., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Feedzai, a data science company that uses real-time, machine-based learning to analyze big data to make commerce safe, today announced it has surpassed analysis of data representing $750 billion in payment volume, and has found that the top date for card present fraud in 2013 was Black Friday. In the analysis of its data, which represents over 17.5 billion transactions in both...

2014-10-29 08:33:54

CARMEL, Ind., Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A former insider at CIGNA and medical billing company Zotec Partners made bombshell allegations of fraud and collusion in a series of lawsuits filed in federal and state courts which he has published in his newly released health care blog www.HealthFraudAlert.com. The Fraud revelations could impact thousands of Affordable Care Act, Medicare Advantage and private CIGNA members. Whistleblower Pete Bonewitz, Senior Business Intelligence...

2014-10-28 12:35:13

Company gives first look at RapID PRO(TM) highlighting Experian identity alerts and consumer authentication HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fraud Protection Network, Inc. (FPN) unveiled RapID PRO(TM), a real time alerting Identity theft protection platform. Experian Decision Analytics and Fraud Protection Network, Inc. worked together to bring RapID PRO(TM) to market giving consumers a simpler, faster and more dependable way to protect their identities utilizing...

2014-10-28 12:28:27

Campaign focuses on drawing awareness to and educating citizens, communities and law enforcement on combating identity theft and online fraud. WASHINGTON, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With more than 11 million Americans experiencing identity theft each year, National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) is devoting its fifth and final week to cybercrime and law enforcement. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141028/154892-INFO As Americans become more dependent on technology,...

2014-10-28 08:28:20

Thefts Increase 5 percent Over 2012 DES PLAINES, Ill., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) today released a report on heavy equipment thefts in 2013. This report, co-produced with the National Equipment Register (NER), examines heavy equipment theft data submitted by law enforcement to the National Crime Information Center (NCIC) and profiles that data according to theft state, theft city, theft month, equipment manufacturer, equipment style...

2014-10-27 16:21:39

Law Enforcement, Auto Insurers and Community Leaders Celebrate Achievements at 29th Anniversary Breakfast LIVONIA, Mich., Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Help Eliminate Auto Thefts (H.E.A.T.) - which operates Michigan's statewide auto theft tip line - recently celebrated its 29th anniversary with an awards ceremony at the GM Heritage Center in Sterling Heights. Honored with Investigator of the Year awards were the Detroit Police Department - Conspiracy and Metro Squads; Grosse Pointe Park's...

2014-10-27 08:29:46

Consumers must be their own first line of defense to protect their medical identities and avoid future challenges PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The accelerating pace of healthcare data breaches and the long-term impacts of becoming a fraud victim mean consumers must become their own first line of defense against medical identity theft, America's fastest-growing identity crime. According to statistics provided by the Department of Health and Human Services,...

2014-10-23 23:03:44

The North American Fraud Detection Systems market is expected to grow in the future because of the rise in government initiatives, increasing need to reduce costs of healthcare and medical errors http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/north-america-fraud-detection-1244595744.html (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 The North American Fraud Detection Systems report defines and segments the concerned market in North America with analysis and forecast of revenue. The fraud detection systems market in...

2014-10-23 12:21:04

Company Provides Tips for Warding Off Thieves During Theft-fueled Holiday CANTON, Mass., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With Halloween approaching, LoJack Corporation (NASDAQ: LOJN) has released its top tips for car owners to protect their vehicles and assets from thieves this holiday season. Historically, more cars have been stolen on Halloween than any of the other major holidays, according to the National Insurance Crime Bureau's 2012 Holiday Theft Report. According to the report, on...

2014-10-23 08:20:46

DES PLAINES, Ill., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) today released its latest report on luxury vehicle thefts. NICB analysts review data contained in the National Crime Information Center's stolen vehicle file and identify thefts of luxury vehicles as defined in the 2013 market classifications published by Automotive News. The report focuses only on thefts of 2011, 2012 and 2013 model year vehicles stolen in the United States between...


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  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
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The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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