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2013-07-03 23:19:41

WeComply, Inc., a leader in web-based ethics and compliance training for corporate employees, has announced its FACTA (Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act) "Red Flags" for Government training course. This course will help employees of government agencies and entities recognize “red flags” of potential identity theft and respond appropriately. Mahwah, NJ (PRWEB) July 03, 2013 WeComply, Inc., a leader in web-based ethics and compliance training for corporate employees,...

2013-07-03 23:18:49

With the risk of identity theft prevalent online, http://www.completeautoloans.com/ has revealed how consumers can stay secure and protected. Seattle, Washington (PRWEB) July 03, 2013 Identity thieves are shrewd and persistent. However, through a detailed explanatory article, Complete Auto Loans is making the work of an internet thief increasingly difficult. By reading and applying the information within, consumers are now armed with valuable knowledge concerning their own financial...

2013-06-28 23:24:06

According to the Consumer Sentinel Network, identity theft now ranks as the No. 1 consumer complaint nationwide, affecting 2.1 million people in 2012. Saline, Michigan (PRWEB) June 28, 2013 Identity theft has emerged as “the perfect storm,” the combination of technology and our need to interconnect, with criminal intent and the all-too-accessible reach of our personal and financial information. Identity theft deeply impacted the life of Michigan author Claudia Whitsitt and her family...

2013-06-26 08:20:11

California Still a Hotbed for Hot Cars DES PLAINES, Ill., June 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) today released its annual Hot Spots vehicle theft report and California dominates once again. Hot Spots is a per capita review of vehicle thefts from the nation's metropolitan statistical areas (MSA). NICB data is in line with preliminary FBI vehicle theft data for 2012 which appears to end an eight-year downward trend in vehicle theft. To view the...

2013-06-25 23:22:14

eConnects loss prevention team releases employee theft statistics for retail, food & beverage and other business concepts running point of sale. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) June 25, 2013 eConnect has been deploying its POS Connect, loss prevention system since 2009 and they have noticed a wide range of losses depending on the type of business unit, transaction volume and inventory control. The list below is a breakdown of losses via employee theft found with the eConnect software suite....

2013-06-25 23:18:02

eConnect is the leader in POS Loss Prevention. The following 10 POS scams have been seen repeatedly by their software. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) June 25, 2013 The following 10 POS scams were the most common ways that employees stole from their employers while operating the Point of Sale terminal. eConnects POS Connect software was used to find these scams. 1. Short ringing items- This is where the employee either rings up something less expensive or nothing at all in order to steal cash...

2013-06-25 23:01:00

Later this summer, Outlook with Ben Kingsley will debut a report on the $50 billion dollar identity theft crime epidemic and what people can do to stay safe. Hollywood, CA (PRWEB) June 25, 2013 “That could never happen to me” are words that are spoken by an increasing number of Americans each year, and yet identity theft is the fastest growing crime in the U.S. As dependency on technology in personal and professional lives has increased, so has the opportunity for criminal activity....

2013-06-18 23:00:09

Training customer service staff to explain to customers how to get incorrect information removed. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) June 18, 2013 DMV.us.org says that an increasing number of their customers are coming to them for advice on how to get information removed from their public records after becoming a victim of identity theft, according to a company report yesterday. “We've always had customers come to us once they've found out they were a victim of identity theft,” a DMV.us.org...

2013-06-12 08:34:16

Advancements in Data Collection and Accessibility of Results Help Increase Sales and Cut Theft SAN DIEGO, June 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- RetailNext Inc., the leader in Applied Big Data for brick-and-mortar retail, today announced the availability of version 4.0 of its market-leading in-store analytics platform. RetailNext 4.0 innovations - including gender demographics, employee detection and full-floor heat maps - help retailers more effectively test and measure activity within...

2013-06-10 23:00:57

Identity theft can cause innocent people to have warrants issued in their name. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) June 10, 2013 WarrantCheck.com is asking people to search their own records in order to help fight identity theft, company officials said yesterday. “Identity theft is exploding as more and more scam artists start coming online,” a company spokesman said. “This has led to innocent people being hauled off to jail before they can clear their own name.” What often...