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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 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...

2013-06-12 23:20:30

As part of its continuing effort to fight fraud and scams, Scambook is urging consumers to end the negative stigma often associated with being a scam victim. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 12, 2013 As part of its continuing effort to fight fraud and scams, Scambook is urging consumers to end the negative stigma often associated with being a scam victim. Many individuals are in denial that they would ever fall for a scam, distancing themselves from scam victims and framing victims' misfortune...

2013-06-12 16:25:57

4 Out of 5 Medical Professionals Willing to Refer Older Patients to Those Who Can Provide Help; IPT: Findings Show Need for Program Training Doctors to Spot, Report Investment Fraud/Financial Exploitation. WASHINGTON, June 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Could America's doctors and nurses play a bigger role in learning the symptoms and recommended "treatments" for older patients suffering from mild cognitive impairment (MCI) that can leave them more susceptible to investment...

2013-06-04 23:00:56

Hylton-Potts Legal Consultants is a London-based legal firm that specialises in offering benefit fraud services. With more than 14 years of experience in the field, it is one of the leading law firms in London. London (PRWEB) June 05, 2013 Hylton-Potts Legal Consultants is one of the leading London-based law firms that specialises in family law and benefit fraud. More recently, it has introduced a new pricing structure for its benefit fraud services. Hylton-Potts Legal Consultants (HLCC) is...

New Way Fish Camouflage Themselves In The Ocean Discovered
2013-06-03 18:58:18

University of Texas at Austin Lookdowns outperforms by up to 80 percent the 'mirror' strategy that was previously thought to be state-of-the-art in fish camouflage Fish can hide in the open ocean by manipulating how light reflects off their skin, according to researchers at The University of Texas at Austin. The discovery could someday lead to the development of new camouflage materials for use in the ocean, and it overturns 40 years of conventional wisdom about fish camouflage. The...

2013-05-31 23:25:15

All fraud and corruption cannot be stopped! Bribery, insider trading, record embezzlements in government and industry, construction fraud and investment losses are all making the news. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) May 31, 2013 Courtenay Thompson, a recognized authority on fraud and corruption training, reveals six practical steps for audit and finance professionals to take to prevent fraud and corruption. Although there may be no hope of stopping all fraud and corruption, there is hope for...

2013-05-28 12:31:38

Fraud Prevention, Emerging Threats, Best Practices, and Community Building To Be Focus of May Event in San Francisco MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., May 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Guardian Analytics, the market leader in behavior-based anomaly detection solutions for preventing banking and payments fraud, today announced that the company will host "Advance Together," its 2013 Customer Conference from May 29-31 at the W Hotel in San Francisco. The Advance Together event will further the state of...

2013-05-09 23:31:44

Internal fraud, embezzlement and theft cases encompass complex civil and criminal investigations which require multiple tools and techniques to gather supporting evidence Dallas, TX (PRWEB) May 09, 2013 McCann Investigations Dallas division, a Texas-based private investigations firm announces integration of its investigation tools, combining digital forensics and traditional private investigations which is essential to facilitating complex investigations involving internal theft,...

2013-05-02 23:19:23

In his blog today, sustainability expert and author Eric Lowitt questioned the validity and value of corporate statements, offerings, and celebrations on a day intended to spread awareness and support for the environment. Boston, MA (PRWEB) May 02, 2013 In his blog today, sustainability expert and author Eric Lowitt questioned the validity and value of corporate statements, offerings, and celebrations on a day intended to spread awareness and support for the environment. As a follow-up to...