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2013-06-28 23:24:06

According to the Consumer Sentinel Network, identity theft now ranks as the No. 1 consumer complaint nationwide, affecting 2.1 million people in 2012. Saline, Michigan (PRWEB) June 28, 2013 Identity theft has emerged as “the perfect storm,” the combination of technology and our need to interconnect, with criminal intent and the all-too-accessible reach of our personal and financial information. Identity theft deeply impacted the life of Michigan author Claudia Whitsitt and her family...

2013-06-27 23:28:15

The Construction Audit and Cost Control Institute (CAACCI) will hold a seminar entitled, "Construction Fraud: Detection, Prevention & Response," in Dallas, October 7-8, 2013. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) June 27, 2013 Recognized authority on fraud-related training Courtney Thompson will present “Construction Fraud: Detection, Prevention & Response.” This seminar explores types of fraud common to construction, techniques for reducing construction fraud and how to respond when...

2013-06-27 12:26:14

Highlighting the flaws of S.744 WASHINGTON, June 27, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Just over two months ago, the Senate's Gang of Eight introduced their far-reaching 844 page immigration bill. Drafted behind closed doors, many have struggled to learn the bill's details. The Center for Immigration Studies has made available a copy of the now nearly 1,200-page bill, relevant CIS studies, testimony, research, and writings at: (Logo:...

2013-06-26 08:20:11

California Still a Hotbed for Hot Cars DES PLAINES, Ill., June 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) today released its annual Hot Spots vehicle theft report and California dominates once again. Hot Spots is a per capita review of vehicle thefts from the nation's metropolitan statistical areas (MSA). NICB data is in line with preliminary FBI vehicle theft data for 2012 which appears to end an eight-year downward trend in vehicle theft. To view the...

2013-06-25 23:29:32

Dolores M. Miller is a supporter of the toughest laws ever passed for those who abuse children. Pennsylvania law may soon follow the lead of Michigan for toughest penalties for crimes against children. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) June 25, 2013 Dolores M. Miller, Poet and Author of the Beautiful Warrior writings is a survivor of child abuse. Ms. Miller is sharing her experience with the legislators of Pennsylvania. The trauma of child abuse can last a lifetime. In some cases of physical...

2013-06-25 23:22:14

eConnects loss prevention team releases employee theft statistics for retail, food & beverage and other business concepts running point of sale. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) June 25, 2013 eConnect has been deploying its POS Connect, loss prevention system since 2009 and they have noticed a wide range of losses depending on the type of business unit, transaction volume and inventory control. The list below is a breakdown of losses via employee theft found with the eConnect software suite....

2013-06-25 23:01:00

Later this summer, Outlook with Ben Kingsley will debut a report on the $50 billion dollar identity theft crime epidemic and what people can do to stay safe. Hollywood, CA (PRWEB) June 25, 2013 “That could never happen to me” are words that are spoken by an increasing number of Americans each year, and yet identity theft is the fastest growing crime in the U.S. As dependency on technology in personal and professional lives has increased, so has the opportunity for criminal activity....

2013-06-20 23:02:28

HomeValue.us.org hopes to protect their customers from real estate scams. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) June 20, 2013 HomeValue.us.org will start a massive anti-real estate fraud initiative for their customers, the company announced yesterday. “Our site is designed to help both buyers and sellers of real estate make good decisions in the market,” a HomeValue.us.org smokespman said. “It just makes sense to extend that into an education program to help protect them from real...

2013-06-18 23:00:09

Training customer service staff to explain to customers how to get incorrect information removed. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) June 18, 2013 DMV.us.org says that an increasing number of their customers are coming to them for advice on how to get information removed from their public records after becoming a victim of identity theft, according to a company report yesterday. “We've always had customers come to us once they've found out they were a victim of identity theft,” a DMV.us.org...

2013-06-18 16:27:21

BRENTWOOD, Tenn., June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In less than nine months after uncovering the $215 million Peregrine Financial Group (PFG) fraud, Confirmation.com's electronic audit confirmation service was used to uncover another financial fraud. This time it was hedge fund owner and operator James A. Shepherd of Vass, North Carolina who pled guilty to stealing millions of dollars from more than 100 investors over a seven-year period. According to court records, James Shepherd engaged in...