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2014-08-19 08:26:04

NuData Security Offers New Approach to Predict and Prevent Fraud Online SCOTTS VALLEY, Calif., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2014 Identity Fraud Study released by Javelin Strategy & Research reported an increase of more than 500,000 fraud victims to 13.1 million people in 2013, the second highest number since the study began over a decade ago. Managing online fraud continues to be a significant and growing cost for businesses of all sizes. Nadel Phelan, Inc. today announced it is...

2014-08-15 16:24:15

DALLAS, Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A Dallas Judge has refused to throw out the case of a former employee of Texas Vascular Associates, PA (TVA). Cortez Mills alleges in the lawsuit that the doctors of Texas Vascular Associates fired her for the sole reason of refusing to follow their orders to engage in the crimes of Medicare and insurance billing fraud. Dallas Judge Ken Tapscott is the presiding judge in the case. Cortez Mills began working for TVA in 2010 and was the company's...

2014-08-15 16:24:06

Partnership Saves More than a 1,000 Jobs and a Critical Safety-Net Hospital ONTARIO, Calif., Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Prime Healthcare announced today that it has completed its acquisition of St. Mary's Hospital in Passaic, New Jersey. Prime Healthcare is committed to investing more than $80 million into St Mary's Hospital, which serves Passaic, Clifton, Wallington, Carlstadt, Rutherford/East Rutherford, and many other surrounding towns. "Prime Healthcare is excited about its first...

2014-08-14 08:34:16

ATLANTA, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new report from TransNexus, a leading VoIP network management software developer, examines the schemes being used for telecom fraud today and industry best practices for prevention. According to the Federal Trade Commission, telecom fraud accounted for 34% of fraud complaints in 2012, up from 20% in 2010. These numbers continue to grow, as new technology has led to an onslaught of new telecom fraud tactics. The latest schemes are difficult to track...

2014-08-07 12:32:37

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, New Jersey, August 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Intellinx Ltd., the innovative leader in enterprise fraud management announced today the general availability of its check fraud solution which provides accuracy and timeliness of fraud detection to minimize financial losses. The system tracks multiple indicators of suspicious activity across customer, account and check data and combines this information with internal and external user activity collected using...

2014-08-06 08:20:33

DES PLAINES, Ill., Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Recent news reports detailing the theft of personal items from locked cars by criminals using high-tech electronic devices may be alarming, but the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) says car owners can take some steps to protect themselves. The key-less entry feature on newer cars is a popular advancement that lets drivers unlock their cars with the simple click of a button on a key fob using radio frequency transmission. The...

2014-08-05 08:41:26

New Levels of Integration and Multiple Layers of Protection to Combat Online Fraud VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a new Market Guide, leading analyst firm Gartner recommends a new approach to online fraud detection. NuData Security is offering a complimentary download of the June 2, 2014 Market Guide, Online Fraud Detection: A Layered Approach, available at:...

2014-08-04 20:21:57

Justice Department and multi-state AG settlement resolves alleged scheme of over-admitting patients at nearly 120 CHS hospitals across 20 states; whistleblowers include former ER physician in Philadelphia WASHINGTON, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a major settlement for alleged health care fraud, law firm Grant & Eisenhofer P.A., working with the U.S. Justice Department and various states' attorneys general, has reached an agreement with Community Health Systems (NYSE: CYH) to...

2014-07-31 08:41:17

ATLANTA, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new report from TransNexus, a leading VoIP network management software developer, examines the growing problem of telecom fraud stemming from the use of premium rate numbers. Premium rate numbers have long been a staple of the telecom industry. These numbers charge a higher than normal rate and part of that extra charge is paid to the service provider, enabling businesses to be funded via the calls. Adult chat lines and psychic hotlines are...

2014-07-30 12:30:38

Keeping IDentities Safe comments on GAO investigation WASHINGTON, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Undercover testing of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) enrollment by an independent government agency exposed serious vulnerabilities to identity fraud. The Government Accountability Office (GAO) testified on Capitol Hill that its investigation revealed virtually no obstacles to the use of counterfeit identification documents for application enrollment....


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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