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2013-08-01 23:19:32

With billions of dollars lost in elder fraud each year, True Link Financial offers a custom Visa® Card with extra protection. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) August 01, 2013 True Link Financial, Inc. (truelinkcard.com) is announcing today the launch of the True Link Prepaid Visa® Card with a personalized fraud blocker specifically designed to protect the elderly from scams and financial abuse. The issue is personal for founder and CEO Kai Stinchcombe. His grandmother, a retired...

2013-07-29 23:23:32

InstantCriminalChecks.com now provides financing options through PayPal's Bill Me Later program. This move makes it easier than ever to order a criminal check and employment background checks from the company. Boston, MA (PRWEB) July 29, 2013 InstantCriminalChecks.com customers may now be able to take the time they need in order to pay for their employment background checks and criminal checks using PayPal, as the company now participates in PayPal's Bill Me Later program....

2013-07-17 23:19:33

Scambook, the Internet's leading complaint resolution platform, wants to educate the public about bad email habits that may place them at increased risk for online scams, identity theft and fraud. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 17, 2013 Scambook, the Internet's leading complaint resolution platform, wants to educate the public about bad email habits that may place them at increased risk for online scams, identity theft and fraud. The Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) estimates...

2013-06-20 23:02:34

Evaluation Based on Completeness of Vision and Ability to Execute San Jose, CA (PRWEB) June 20, 2013 ThreatMetrix, the fastest-growing provider of integrated cybercrime prevention solutions, today announced it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the “Visionaries” quadrant of the “Magic Quadrant for Web Fraud Detection”*. The authors of the report are Gartner´s Avivah Litan and Peter Firstbrook. According to Gartner, “the Web fraud detection market...

2013-06-14 23:01:20

In the last few months, UsenetReviewz editors have put a lot of thought into telling their readers about the new Copyright Alert System. They have covered what it is, how it works, how warnings will look, but now are telling their readers they may have missed one small detail. South America (PRWEB) June 14, 2013 “To err is human,” and the editors of UsenetReviewz asked their readers in a post titled, “Scam Alert: Copyright Infringement Scams Surfacing — Here´s...

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 23:02:39

Award winning online advertising company, eZanga.com, scores and filters traffic meticulously in real time to detect the behavior patterns of internet users and eliminate all types of fraudulent traffic before the click reaches the advertiser. Middletown, DE (PRWEB) June 12, 2013 Over the past ten years, eZanga has provided successful online advertising campaigns for companies of all sizes. In addition to their own fraud filtration technology, eZanga uses third party validation tools,...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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