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2014-04-03 12:35:30

Consumers Lack Trust In Social Sites, Spend Time On Them Anyway STAMFORD, Conn., April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A recent survey commissioned by PrivacyGuard, a leading provider of credit reporting, credit score, and identity theft protection services, and performed by Survey Sampling International (SSI), looked at a wide variety of consumer behaviors on, and feelings toward, social media sites. Interestingly, while a majority of consumers acknowledged having trust issues with the companies...

2014-03-31 08:35:01

CITY OF INDUSTRY, Calif., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hikvision USA, a global leader in video surveillance products and solutions, announced today that it is partnering with VoloForce to develop an industry-first retail brand surveillance software. Video has traditionally been used for loss prevention in retail; however, the amount of money lost through shrinkage in retail is nothing compared to the amount of money lost when consumers walk out of a store without purchasing due to...

2014-03-27 08:34:53

A new study indicates an astounding 43 percent of identity theft cases in 2013 were the result of medical identity theft. BIRMINGHAM, Ala., March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- A new study indicates an astounding 43 percent of identity theft cases in 2013 were the result of medical identity theft. This occurs when criminals gain access to your medical files and use information to open accounts and make purchases. The study points out the lack of security for electronic...

2014-03-13 12:34:02

Fellowes, Inc. and the Identity Theft Resource Center Partner to Provide Education on the Topic ITASCA, Ill., March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tax-related identity theft has been on the rise for years and the ITRC predicts it won't be slowing down in 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130124/CG47409LOGO The Javelin Strategy & Research 2014 Identity Fraud Report found incidences of identity theft rose to 13.1 million people in 2013, which is the second highest number in 11 years....

2014-03-10 08:36:12

ID360 offers a team of highly trained recovery specialists and a national network of former law enforcement and prosecution professionals MAHWAH, N.J., March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As identity theft continues to rise, reliable solutions are needed to mitigate the often far-reaching impact on victims. ID360 is a newly launched company that goes beyond identifying potential identity fraud--it offers comprehensive investigative and recovery services to resolve these matters. (Logo:...

2014-03-06 23:27:51

Next week, leading experts in Loss Prevention (LP) and food retail are traveling to Jacksonville, Florida for the annual Asset Protection Conference hosted by the Food Marketing Institute (FMI). U.S. Security Associates (USA), a national security company that holds contracts with many of the largest names in food retail, is a silver-level sponsor of the sold-out event. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) March 06, 2014 Next week, leading experts in Loss Prevention (LP) and food retail are traveling to...

2014-03-05 23:25:52

New Documentary Series Features Candid Conversations With The Nation’s Most Dangerous Fraudsters Walnut Creel California (PRWEB) March 05, 2014 In a first-of-a-kind documentary, the Identity Theft Council today released an excerpt from a series of in-depth video interviews with the nation’s most dangerous identity thief, in an effort to remind consumers about the heightened risk of identity theft during tax season and beyond. In the Company of Thieves is an upcoming documentary series...

2014-02-28 23:03:52

This week Attorney General Eric Holder proposed national standards for consumer notification following identity breaches, which Lexington Law has affirmed. (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 Lexington Law, the nation's leading credit repair provider, affirmed Attorney General Eric Holder's comments this week in the Feb. 24 Reuters article titled "Attorney General seeks national standard to protect against identity theft," where he proposes national standards for consumer...

2014-02-13 12:20:15

H.E.A.T. Cautions Drivers as Related Crimes Increase Statewide LIVONIA, Mich., Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For a sixth consecutive year, thefts of entire vehicles are down in Michigan, according to the 2013 Michigan Automobile Theft Prevention Authority (ATPA) Annual Report. Despite the decrease, H.E.A.T. (Help Eliminate Auto Thefts), Michigan's statewide auto theft prevention program, is warning the community that auto theft-related crimes continue to rise. "It's good to see the number...

2014-02-11 08:38:49

DENVER, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tax-time identity theft now poses a serious threat to your financial reputation, according to Tom Feige, ceo of Denver-based idRADAR, which provides data security for both individuals and corporations And tax-related identity theft is on the rise, he says. Tax-related identity theft affects individuals in a variety of ways, Feige says. Criminals can obtain a refund by using your social security number and can also gain employment by using your...


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