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2014-07-22 16:29:42

AARP Fraud Watch Network Alerts Consumers to be Cautious of Scams and Frauds CHICAGO, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A recent investigation by the Cook County Sheriff's Department resulted in authorities busting up a fake sports and concert tickets ring that may have defrauded countless individuals in the Chicago area, and highlighted the fact that it's getting easier and easier for scammers to work online, and for consumers to fall prey to scams and frauds and lose their money....

2014-07-15 08:24:34

Shocking results show identity theft dramatically on the rise, consumers concerned BIRMINGHAM, Ala., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Identity theft has become a major concern for the American consumer and is now having a significant impact on their shopping habits. These are the findings of an exclusive survey conducted on over 400 random individuals by LowCards.com. The entire contents of the survey, available for review at...

2014-07-14 12:31:24

Enables smarter spending by providing unmatched intelligence into fraudulent leads PHILADELPHIA, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LeadiD, the company bringing transparency and integrity to the customer acquisition intelligence process, today announced the launch of LeadiD Fraud Detection powered by Forensiq, a groundbreaking solution that helps eliminate fraud in all parts of the funnel including impressions, clicks and conversions. LeadiD Fraud Detection brings peace of mind to sales...

2014-07-10 23:03:58

New comprehensive service protects financial institutions and their customers from account takeover attacks. Charleston, SC (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 PhishLabs, the leading provider of cybercrime protection and intelligence services that fight back against online threats, announces the launch of ATO|Prevent™ to help banks and credit unions stop account takeover (ATO) and reduce losses due to online fraud. ATO|Prevent provides proactive detection and mitigation of account takeover attacks...

2014-07-02 23:10:49

Abernethy Laurels Retirement Community will host a program titled "Identity Theft, Fraud, and Scams" on Wednesday, July 9 at 2pm on the campus of the retirement community. The program is free and open to the public. http://www.abernethylaurels.org Newton, NC (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 Abernethy Laurels will host a program titled "Identity Theft, Fraud, and Scams" on Wednesday, July 9 at 2pm on the campus of the retirement community. The program is free and open to the...

2014-07-01 16:29:53

Acquisition Preserves Critical Acute Care Hospital GARDEN CITY, Mich., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Prime Healthcare Services announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Garden City Hospital (GCH), located in Garden City, Michigan. Prime Healthcare plans to invest at least $35 million in infrastructure and capital improvements beyond routine replacements and additions into Garden City Hospital. It will also continue to provide charity care at the existing level or...

2014-06-30 23:14:23

Rapid implementation and advanced technology deliver simple, fast, cost-effective method to address internal fraud and issues JERSEY CITY, NJ (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Matrix-Exzac, a leading global provider of financial crime prevention and compliance solutions and services, announces the new Matrix-Exzac Employee Monitoring and Insider Fraud (EMIF) solution. Insider fraud is an increasingly serious threat for banks and financial institutions around the world, posing threats to data...

2014-06-27 23:05:04

Fraud Detection and Prevention Market research report majorly focuses on Applications Telecom and IT Services, factors driving the market, restraints, challenges & opportunities - (http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/fraud-detection-prevention-market-1312.html). (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 The report "Fraud Detection and Prevention Market [by Fraud Analytics (Predictive, Customer, Social Media, Visual), by Authentication (Single-Factor, Multifactor, Strong)] - Global...

2014-06-24 08:39:25

Tax Return Analysis Platform(SM) (TRAP) goes beyond identity verification to offer device-proofing, catching fraud before refunds are processed COSTA MESA, Calif., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Experian(®), the leading global information services company, today announced the launch of the Tax Return Analysis Platform(SM) (TRAP) -- a new offering that will enable federal and state revenue offices to detect fraudulent tax returns that have been submitted using stolen identity...

2014-06-18 16:22:32

DALLAS, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nowak & Stauch, LLP and Deans & Lyons, LLP are continuing the fight that began in 2008 to recover for victims of the Halek Energy oil and gas scheme that defrauded hundreds of investors out of tens of millions of dollars. On February 19, 2014, Halek Energy, LLC, finally emerged from bankruptcy. Notably absent, however, was the company's founder and namesake, Jason Halek. Mr. Halek started the company in 2002 under the name Halek's...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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