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2014-07-28 23:00:17

In this week's Caught On: two crimes caught on surveillance video illustrate the personal toll crime takes on victims: mom, pop and the kids steal from a store, and a couple steal a dog from a child burn victim. Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 Surveillance video, home monitoring and security cameras are increasingly playing a role in crime prevention, according to features in Caught On Magazine. These videos also reveal just how disturbingly personal these crimes can be....

2014-07-25 12:27:37

DUBLIN, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Electronic Article Surveillance (EAS) Systems Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 EAS products include EAS systems and EAS tags. An EAS tag is a security product used by retailers to prevent shoplifting in retail stores or pilferage of books from libraries. EAS tags are fixed to merchandise or books and are removed or deactivated by...

2014-07-25 12:24:14

Partnership Provides Protect Your Bubble USA Customers with Comprehensive Mobile Security Solution that Protects People, Devices and Data at No Charge for One Year ATLANTA, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Protect Your Bubble, a specialty protection brand, today announced that the company has partnered with SnapOne Inc., a leading cloud-service applications developer, to add Snap Secure® to Protect Your Bubble USA's identity theft protection plan. Snap Secure® offers comprehensive...

2014-07-24 12:31:20

ENFIELD, N.H., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Retail Control Systems (RCS), a leading point-of-sale solutions provider for retailers, is pleased to announce that The Cupboard located in Fort Collins, CO has successfully automated its store with its NCR Counterpoint complete retail management solution. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140723/129953 Carey and Jim Hewitt are the co-owners and father and son team of The Cupboard, a kitchen specialty merchandise store. Prior to...

2014-07-21 08:21:58

Criminals may be getting smarter, but H.E.A.T. provides tips to protect drivers from evolving trends LIVONIA, Mich., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thefts of entire vehicles are down in Michigan for a sixth consecutive year, but other forms of vehicle-related crime are increasing sharply, according to H.E.A.T. (Help Eliminate Auto Thefts), Michigan's statewide auto theft prevention program. "As law enforcement becomes more successful, and technology in newer vehicles improves, thieves are...

2014-07-20 00:20:17

WASHINGTON, July 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO VEHICLE THEFTS Profile America -- Sunday, July 20th. It took a while after the invention of the gas-powered automobile by Karl Benz in Germany in 1886 for someone to steal the wheels. The first stolen car is said to be of a French aristocrat's Peugeot in Paris in 1896. In this country, the first...

2014-07-16 23:13:36

BeehiveID partners with edentiX to offer comprehensive identity verification. Austin, TX (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 Two innovative identity verification companies have partnered to offer a comprehensive identity verification platform. edentiX, an identity verification platform company based in Germany, has partnered with BeehiveID, based in Austin, TX, to provide enhanced identity verification be it online, offline or social for peer-to-peer customers to enable fast, robust identity...

2014-07-15 08:37:39

Nearly $1 Billion in Construction Equipment and Tools Lost in the United States Due to Theft Annually; Study Reveals California Remains Top State for Equipment Theft CANTON, Mass., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today LoJack Corporation (NASDAQ: LOJN) released new data originating from the Company's annual Construction Equipment Theft and Recovery in the United States study. LoJack's annual study and accompanying infographic reviews theft trends specific to construction equipment and tools...

2014-07-15 08:25:27

Shocking results visualized after LowCards exclusive study BIRMINGHAM, Ala., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Credit card comparison website LowCards.com has released a new infographic following an exclusive survey of over 400 consumers asking questions related to identity theft. The graphic, available to view at http://www.lowcards.com/identity-theft-concerns-shifting-shopping-habits-americans-25494, helps visualize much of the data collected from the survey. "It is shocking...

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...


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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
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