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2014-05-08 08:28:03

Although the Problem Persists, Latest Data Trend is Promising DES PLAINES, Ill., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a new report released today, the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) sees hopeful evidence that the national problem of metal theft might be decreasing. The report reviews metal theft insurance claims from January 1, 2011 through December 31, 2013. In 2011, a total of 14,676 metal theft claims were processed. The number dropped to 13,603 in 2012 and...

2014-05-07 23:05:42

On the eve of the passage of new laws aimed at fighting child abuse, a recent study found public awareness about its prevalence is surprisingly low. Only 17% of those surveyed believe child abuse is a problem, according to a study conducted by the Pennsylvania Family Support Alliance (PFSA) and Franklin & Marshall College’s Center for Opinion Research. Harrisburg, PA (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 A mother strikes her young child before quickly exiting a store. Was what just occurred...

2014-05-06 08:36:17

MIDAS, First Member-Focused Fraud Alert System, Highlighted As Innovative Technology PORTLAND, Ore., May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ID Experts and its medical identity alert system MIDAS, have been selected by Gartner, Inc. as a "Cool Vendor for Healthcare Payers in 2014." The annual "Cool Vendors" recognition is awarded to select organizations with innovative technologies and business models, representing new directions in the market. The Cool Vendors for Healthcare Payers 2014...

2014-05-02 12:22:40

NOVI, Mich., May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ITC Holdings Corp. (NYSE: ITC) announced today that it has commenced a cash tender offer for any and all of its outstanding $255,000,000 aggregate principal amount of 5.875% Senior Notes due 2016 (the "2016 Senior Notes") and its outstanding $255,000,000 aggregate principal amount of 6.375% Senior Notes due 2036 (the "2036 Senior Notes" and, together with the 2016 Senior Notes, the "Notes"). In conjunction with the offer, ITC is soliciting...

2014-05-01 23:06:04

Over 400 career burglars interviewed in sourced report — national home security company Protect America compiles information and recommends methods to combat burglaries in downloadable e-book. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 Protect America, Inc., home security pioneer with decades of experience in residential and business defense, has released a free downloadable e-book (Interview with a Burglar) detailing how and why burglaries occur - as well as simple steps homeowners can take to...

2014-04-29 23:11:55

Nationwide automobile loan provider, Choice Motor Credit, has partnered with Electronic Verification Systems (EVS) to help verify and authenticate that individuals are who they claim to be before processing a credit application to prevent fraudulent activity. Louisville, KY (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 Nationwide automobile loan provider, Choice Motor Credit, has partnered with Electronic Verification Systems (EVS) to help verify and authenticate that individuals are who they claim to be before...

2014-04-29 08:46:20

Javelin Research Findings Quantify the Costs of a Data Breach and Effect on Consumer Spending SAN FRANCISCO and NEW YORK, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers avoid doing business with a breached organization at an alarming rate, according to a new study conducted by Javelin Strategy & Research and commissioned by sensitive data management solution provider, Identity Finder (www.identityfinder.com). Financial and banking institutions, healthcare providers and retailers stand to have...

2014-04-25 08:23:15

HAMILTON, Bermuda, April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Windsor Petroleum Transport Corporation ("Windsor"), a Delaware corporation, announced today the results of its consent solicitation to amend the indenture (the "Indenture") relating to its 7.84% Term Secured Notes Due 2021 (CUSIP 973735 AY9/ISIN US973735AY91) (the "Notes"). The consent solicitation expired at 5 p.m. EST on April 24, 2014 (the "Expiration Time"). As of the Expiration Time, Windsor had received the consent of holders...

2014-04-24 23:11:38

Latest CIFAS survey finds that 60% of UK financial fraud involves fictitious identity data or the use of compromised identity data - rendering data based customer authentication very questionable. More online service providers resort to AU10TIX online ID image authentication technology to help obtain identity data from their source while checking them for authenticity. Nicosia, Cyprus (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 Latest CIFAS Fraudscape report warns that 60% of frauds recorded in the UK in...

2014-04-24 23:04:13

New Decisionaire Identifies Areas for Fraud and Vulnerabilities Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 SC&H Group, a leading audit, tax, and consulting firm, launched a new online assessment to help organizations identify signs of internal fraud and areas of vulnerability, as well as aid in building strong fraud response plans to minimize any current and future risks. Hosted by SC&H Group, the Fraud Risk Assessment Decisionaire provides organizations with the insights needed to...


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Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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