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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,...

2013-05-29 23:20:56

Scambook, the Internet's leading complaint resolution platform, is issuing an advisory in response to new statistics showing that women over the age of 50 are most likely to be victims of online dating scams. The Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3)'s 2012 Report found that 51% of victims who reported romance scams were women over the age of 50, losing more than $34 million in total damages* last year alone. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) May 29, 2013 Scambook, the Internet's leading complaint...

2013-05-28 23:00:50

RecordAccount.com discovers new perspective on how to protect consumers from scam artists. (PRWEB) May 28, 2013 RecordAccount.com is going to use their social media platforms to educate people about real estate scams, the company announced yesterday. “There are more and more scam artists entering the real estate industry,” said Karmen Jones, the Customer Service Manager. “That means there will be more scam victims unless people educate themselves about the problem.”...

2013-05-10 23:03:39

Session Will Address How Companies Can Combat Cybercriminals at the Points of Login, New Account Origination, and Wire Transfers. San Jose, CA (PRWEB) May 10, 2013 ThreatMetrix, the fastest-growing provider of integrated cybercrime prevention solutions, today announced that it is speaking and exhibiting at e-Crime Russia on May 15 at the Moscow Marriott Grand Hotel in Moscow, Russia. Dr. Stephen Topliss, ThreatMetrix´s services and support director, EMEA, will present on May 15 from...

2013-05-09 23:37:11

PropertyOwner.us.org, a public records database, encourages consumers to always request a property report in order to avoid getting scammed. Houston, TX (PRWEB) May 08, 2013 PropertyOwner.us.org hopes to educate people about the latest real estate scams so they can protect themselves, company officials said yesterday. “Our core business is protecting potential real estate buyers,” a company spokesman said. “Part of that is keeping up on what scam artists are doing in the...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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