Theft

Auto Theft Recoveries Soar During COVID-19 Lockdown

Wednesday, July 1, 2020 - 12:45pm

The report indicates an increase in auto theft recoveries, and highlights changes from the same period last year to date, demonstrating that while auto theft is on the rise during the COVID-19 lockdown, consumers must stay vigilant and protect their vehicles.

Key Points: 
  • The report indicates an increase in auto theft recoveries, and highlights changes from the same period last year to date, demonstrating that while auto theft is on the rise during the COVID-19 lockdown, consumers must stay vigilant and protect their vehicles.
  • While essential workers travel to and from work and others have sheltered in place, auto thieves continue to operate during a global pandemic according to LoJack's U.S. Recoveries Trends report .
  • With COVID-19 continuing to impact communities, auto theft should be the least of one's worries, including frontline workers.
  • Tripwire Early Warning: Enables proactive monitoring and alerts consumers of unexpected car movement, such as when towed or stolen.

Moneymaker & Stewart LLP Files Lawsuit on Behalf of TestMasters Against Nathan Cepelinski, AKA Nate Morris

Wednesday, July 1, 2020 - 12:31am

The complaint further alleges that Cepelinski has deceived consumers about the effectiveness of his instruction by misrepresenting the score improvements of his past students.

Key Points: 
  • The complaint further alleges that Cepelinski has deceived consumers about the effectiveness of his instruction by misrepresenting the score improvements of his past students.
  • According to the complaint, Cepelinskis misconduct violated the federal Lanham Act as well as Californias false advertising and unfair competition statutes.
  • TestMasters has also asked the court to order Cepelinski to refund to consumers all of the money he took from them under false pretenses.
  • A copy of the complaint can be viewed here: http://www.moneymakerlaw.net/uploads/nathan-cepelinski-complaint.pdf
    Moneymaker & Stewart LLP is a boutique law firm located in Orange County.

July 4th Holiday Cargo Theft Trends and Security Tips from CargoNet, a Verisk Business

Monday, June 29, 2020 - 7:31pm

However, CargoNet, a Verisk (Nasdaq:VRSK) business, reports that that extended business closures can create an advantageous operating environment for cargo thieves.

Key Points: 
  • However, CargoNet, a Verisk (Nasdaq:VRSK) business, reports that that extended business closures can create an advantageous operating environment for cargo thieves.
  • For the past five years, the firm has analyzed cargo theft data in the United States and Canada from July 1 to July 7and found 130 cargo theft events in 27 different states, with theft most common in Texas, California and Florida.
  • The study estimates $5.9 million in cargo was stolen with an average value of $128,416 per theft.
  • Should truckers need to leave their cargo unattended, they should consider parking in high-security locations with active security services, secure fences, and high-visibility lighting.

InventHelp Presents a Bag Security Device (MTN-3456)

Thursday, June 25, 2020 - 5:15pm

The BAG LOCK is convenient, easy to use and effective.

Key Points: 
  • The BAG LOCK is convenient, easy to use and effective.
  • It makes it more difficult for a thief to simply pick up a purse and walk away.
  • It is lightweight and can be stored in a bag or purse until needed.
  • "I worry about my wife's bag while shopping, so I wanted to create something that would ease one's mind about potential theft," said the inventor.

InventHelp Inventor Develops Lock Box for Delivered Packages (ALL-2022)

Tuesday, June 23, 2020 - 4:30pm

Unfortunately, the packages are sometimes stolen before the owner can retrieve them.

Key Points: 
  • Unfortunately, the packages are sometimes stolen before the owner can retrieve them.
  • Luckily, an inventor from Palmetto, Ga., has conceived of a way to thwart such criminal activities.
  • He developed SECURE DROP specifically to prevent theft of delivered packages.
  • Thus, it affords peace of mind for concerned recipients since it also protects the packaging and contents against the elements.

Identity Theft Resource Center Announces Changes to Board of Directors

Tuesday, June 23, 2020 - 1:00pm

SAN DIEGO, June 23, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --The Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC), a nationally recognized non-profit organization established to support victims of identity crime, are pleased to announce Ralph Linares, Goldfish Consulting; John Breyault, National Consumers League; and Brooke Fortson, SAS, were elected to its Board of Directors.

Key Points: 
  • SAN DIEGO, June 23, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --The Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC), a nationally recognized non-profit organization established to support victims of identity crime, are pleased to announce Ralph Linares, Goldfish Consulting; John Breyault, National Consumers League; and Brooke Fortson, SAS, were elected to its Board of Directors.
  • Leading the organization's growth with his Board of Director's service as Board Chair, Matt Cullina has concluded his second consecutive term.
  • Founded in 1999, the Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC) is a nationally recognized non-profit organization established to support victims of identity theft in resolving their cases, and to broaden public education and awareness in the understanding of identity theft, data breaches, cybersecurity, scams/fraud, and privacy issues.
  • Through public and private support, ITRC provides no-cost victim assistance and consumer education through its call center, website, social media channels, live chat feature and ID Theft Help app.

Petitions Committee calls on Government to make pet theft a specific offence

Wednesday, June 17, 2020 - 1:03pm

The letter comes following a discussion earlier this month between Committee member Tom Hunt MP,and several petitioners and experts including:

Key Points: 
  • The letter comes following a discussion earlier this month between Committee member Tom Hunt MP,and several petitioners and experts including:
    petition creator Dr Daniel Allen, an animal geographer at Keele University who has created three petitions calling for pet theft reform, which combined have received over 250,000 signatures.
  • The letter calls for the Government to bring forward legislation, by amending either the Theft Act or the Animal Welfare Act to create a specific new offence of pet theft with an appropriate sentencing range to deter thieves, and provide a punishment that reflects the true impact of pet theft.
  • Both Finns Law and Lucys Law were subjects of two successful petitions on the issue.
  • During the discussion, campaigners made it clear that the Government relying on guidance from the Sentencing Council on the level of harm a theft causes is not enough.

Petitions Committee calls on Government to make pet theft a specific offence

Wednesday, June 17, 2020 - 1:02pm

The letter comes following a discussion earlier this month between Committee member Tom Hunt MP,and several petitioners and experts including:

Key Points: 
  • The letter comes following a discussion earlier this month between Committee member Tom Hunt MP,and several petitioners and experts including:
    petition creator Dr Daniel Allen, an animal geographer at Keele University who has created three petitions calling for pet theft reform, which combined have received over 250,000 signatures.
  • The letter calls for the Government to bring forward legislation, by amending either the Theft Act or the Animal Welfare Act to create a specific new offence of pet theft with an appropriate sentencing range to deter thieves, and provide a punishment that reflects the true impact of pet theft.
  • Both Finns Law and Lucys Law were subjects of two successful petitions on the issue.
  • During the discussion, campaigners made it clear that the Government relying on guidance from the Sentencing Council on the level of harm a theft causes is not enough.

Company Alarm providing free business identity theft monitoring to all American truckers through the end of the year

Friday, June 12, 2020 - 4:00am

MERIDIAN, Idaho, June 11, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Company Alarm, the nationwide leader in business identity theft protection, in conjunction with Melton Technologies, Inc., a developer of fleet dispatch technology, announced today that it is offering free monitoring services to all American truckers till December 31, 2020.

Key Points: 
  • MERIDIAN, Idaho, June 11, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Company Alarm, the nationwide leader in business identity theft protection, in conjunction with Melton Technologies, Inc., a developer of fleet dispatch technology, announced today that it is offering free monitoring services to all American truckers till December 31, 2020.
  • As a thank you for all they do, Company Alarm is offering a year of its top-of-the-line business identity theft monitoring services to all American truckers for free, regardless of whether their business entities are related to trucking or transportation."
  • American businesses increasingly are under attack from identity theft because business information is public and easy to change on government websites.
  • Company Alarm guards against this by altering subscribers the moment any of their business information is changed.

Shouvik Paul Joins Copyleaks as Company's First Chief Revenue Officer

Thursday, June 11, 2020 - 3:00pm

STAMFORD, Conn., June 11, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Copyleaks , a leading AI-powered plagiarism detection platform, today announced that Shouvik Paul has joined the company as their first Chief Revenue Officer.

Key Points: 
  • STAMFORD, Conn., June 11, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Copyleaks , a leading AI-powered plagiarism detection platform, today announced that Shouvik Paul has joined the company as their first Chief Revenue Officer.
  • Paul brings more than 20 years of experience in media and education technology to Copyleaks.
  • At Copyleaks, Paul will oversee business and sales operations with the goal of growing overall revenue and the Copyleaks team.
  • With Copyleaks' technology, any online publisher can protect their value and themselves from these unnecessary risks," says Paul.