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2013-09-24 23:27:19

AlarmSystemReport.com, a leading provider of safety and security information, has created a list of tips for business owners to prevent the likelihood of employee theft from occurring. Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) September 24, 2013 Theft by employees is an all-too-common problem for many business owners throughout the country. In particular, small businesses are particularly vulnerable to the threat of theft, and numerous research studies have shown that the less likely an employee feels it...

2013-09-17 23:20:53

With identity theft on the rise people are becoming victims of this specific type of crime. The home alarm and security professionals at AlarmSystemReport.com have created a list of tips to help consumers recognize the possibility that identity theft is happening to them. Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) September 17, 2013 Identity theft is a very serious problem throughout the world particularly with the rise of technology making it easier for thieves and hackers to access private and financial...

2013-09-16 23:23:03

Scambook, the Internet’s leading consumer advocacy platform, is warning the public that an estimated 4 million Chicago-area healthcare patients may be at risk of identity theft after a privacy breach occurred at the Illinois company Advocate Health Care. This comes to light after the company had four computers stolen in July that held private patient information including Social Security numbers, addresses, and dates of birth. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 16, 2013 Scambook, the...

2013-09-16 23:21:46

A Washington InventHelp® client has invented the ID Theft Prevention Device, which is being submitted to companies for review. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) September 16, 2013 "I’ve had my identity stolen before, and it was a very difficult, uncomfortable experience," said an inventor from Burien, Wash. "In order to prevent this from happening, I conceived of my design." The ID Theft Prevention Device enables a user to access his or her bank account and use credit...

2013-09-15 23:03:48

Agency’s skilled digital forensics specialists work to find evidence of insurance fraud Dallas, TX (PRWEB) September 15, 2013 McCann Investigations, a company devoted to private investigations and digital security, recently announced that it now provides insurance fraud investigations services to clients in the Dallas area. The fraud investigation services provided by McCann come through a team of experienced and skilled computer forensics analysts. All of the Dallas-based investigators...

Word of the Day
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'