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Attempting to Start Over: Debut Novel SUMMER SQUALLS: MURDER AND INTRIGUE IN REHOBOTH BEACH Reveals That Peace and Healing Are Hard to Find

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Wednesday, January 11, 2023

His new neighbor, Kate, is rebounding from an abusive marriage while juggling a challenging career and raising her intelligent young son.

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  • His new neighbor, Kate, is rebounding from an abusive marriage while juggling a challenging career and raising her intelligent young son.
  • When Jack and Kate meet, sparks begin to fly.
  • But their lives become complicated when Jack teams up with chief of police J. R. Johnson to investigate an unprecedented rash of suspicious murders.
  • This draws the trio into a web of fraud, double-dealing, and treachery that leads to the discovery and dismantling of a major criminal enterprise threatening the region.

SafeDefend, LLC and Findlay City Schools to Train 1,000 Teachers and Staff on Active Shooter Response and Protection

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Tuesday, January 10, 2023

FINDLAY, Ohio, Jan. 10, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- SafeDefend, LLC, the nation's leading provider of comprehensive crisis management solutions, and Findlay City Schools announced today that all staff in the Findlay City Schools organization will be receiving active shooter and crisis management training on Friday, Jan. 13.

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  • FINDLAY, Ohio, Jan. 10, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- SafeDefend, LLC, the nation's leading provider of comprehensive crisis management solutions, and Findlay City Schools announced today that all staff in the Findlay City Schools organization will be receiving active shooter and crisis management training on Friday, Jan. 13.
  • Findlay City Schools has adjusted the school calendar to be able to provide staff with this valuable training.
  • Staff will be provided training on the SafeDefend system installed recently in Findlay City Schools as well as have an opportunity to engage in scenarios utilizing the SafeDefend system in coordination with Findlay City law enforcement, Findlay City fire, and first responders.
  • "Findlay City Schools has an unwavering commitment to ensuring academic excellence and the safety of staff and students is paramount.

SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Pomerantz Law Firm Investigates Claims On Behalf of Investors of TuSimple Holding Inc. - TSP

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Monday, January 9, 2023

NEW YORK, Jan. 09, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Pomerantz LLP is investigating claims on behalf of investors of TuSimple Holding Inc. (“TuSimple” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: TSP).

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  • NEW YORK, Jan. 09, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Pomerantz LLP is investigating claims on behalf of investors of TuSimple Holding Inc. (“TuSimple” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: TSP).
  • Such investors are advised to contact Robert S. Willoughby at [email protected] or 888-476-6529, ext.
  • The investigation concerns whether TuSimple and certain of its officers and/or directors have engaged in securities fraud or other unlawful business practices.
  • Founded by the late Abraham L. Pomerantz, known as the dean of the class action bar, Pomerantz pioneered the field of securities class actions.

Appgate Appoints Leo Taddeo as New Chief Executive Officer and President

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Monday, January 9, 2023

Appgate (OTC: APGT), the secure access company, today announced that its board of directors has appointed Leo Taddeo as the company’s new Chief Executive Officer and President, effective January 4, 2023.

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  • Appgate (OTC: APGT), the secure access company, today announced that its board of directors has appointed Leo Taddeo as the company’s new Chief Executive Officer and President, effective January 4, 2023.
  • With 25 years of executive federal and commercial experience, Taddeo had been serving as Appgate’s Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) and head of its Federal and Threat Advisory divisions.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20230109005107/en/
    Cybersecurity industry veteran Leo Taddeo appointed CEO and President of Appgate, the secure access company.
  • (Photo: Business Wire)
    Prior to joining Appgate, Taddeo was the CISO and President of Cyxtera Federal Group.

Delinea 2022 State of Ransomware Report Reveals That Attacks are Down 61% from the Previous Year, and Ransom Payments are Also on the Decline

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Tuesday, January 10, 2023

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Jan. 10, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Delinea, a leading provider of Privileged Access Management (PAM) solutions for seamless security, today published its 2022 State of Ransomware Report which finds that things may be looking up in the fight against ransomware. Cyber-attacks using the popular compromising tactic have declined significantly over the past 12 months compared to the previous year, and fewer companies are paying ransoms. Still, there are red flags in the annual report related to spending, planning, and using cybersecurity tools available to combat ransomware.

Key Points: 
  • Cyber-attacks using the popular compromising tactic have declined significantly over the past 12 months compared to the previous year, and fewer companies are paying ransoms.
  • Still, there are red flags in the annual report related to spending, planning, and using cybersecurity tools available to combat ransomware.
  • Larger companies are much more likely to be victims of ransomware, as 56% of companies with 100 or more employees said they were victims of ransomware attacks.
  • Fewer organizations (43%) reported reputational damage as a result of being victims of a ransomware attack.

New Resource Launched in Fight Against American Antisemitism Crisis

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Tuesday, January 10, 2023

NEW YORK, Jan. 9, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Antisemitic attacks reached a record level in 2021 and by many indications, 2022 will far exceed that dark year. Antisemitic acts are now almost commonplace as entertainment, sports and political icons bring Jew-hatred into the mainstream.

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  • FBI director Christopher Wray recently said that 63 percent of all hate attacks are motivated by antisemitism, yet Jews only represent two percent of the population.
  • Against this backdrop, Antisemitism-911.org , a new resource offered by The Focus Project, has been launched to help those threatened, intimidated or victimized – and those who simply want to be prepared.
  • Approved resources include ADL, Hadassah, the Brandeis Center, StandWithUs, the Israeli American Council and Echoes and Reflections.
  • It also provides educational information and resources about antisemitism – when it becomes unlawful, and when anti-Zionism crosses into antisemitism.

Insurance Fraud Detection Global Market Report 2022

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Monday, January 9, 2023

DUBLIN, Jan. 9, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Insurance Fraud Detection Global Market Report 2022" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

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  • DUBLIN, Jan. 9, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Insurance Fraud Detection Global Market Report 2022" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • This report provides strategists, marketers and senior management with the critical information they need to assess the global insurance fraud detection market.
  • The insurance fraud detection market consists of sales of insurance fraud detection services by entities (organizations, sole traders, and partnerships) that help in the identification and prevention of fraudulent activities related to money or insurance.
  • The applications of insurance fraud detection are claims fraud, identity theft, payment and billing fraud, and money laundering that are used across various end-users such as insurance companies, insurance intermediaries, agents and brokers, and other end-users.

SEC Charges Caroline Ellison and Gary Wang with Defrauding Investors in Crypto Asset Trading Platform FTX

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Thursday, December 22, 2022

FTT served as collateral for undisclosed loans by FTX of its customers’ assets to Alameda, a crypto hedge fund owned by Wang and Bankman-Fried and run by Ellison.

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  • FTT served as collateral for undisclosed loans by FTX of its customers’ assets to Alameda, a crypto hedge fund owned by Wang and Bankman-Fried and run by Ellison.
  • The complaint alleges that Ellison and Wang knew or should have known that such statements were false and misleading.
  • The complaint alleges that Wang created FTX’s software code that allowed Alameda to divert FTX customer funds, and Ellison used misappropriated FTX customer funds for Alameda’s trading activity.
  • In a parallel action, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York today announced charges against Ellison and Wang.

SEC Charges Honeywell with Bribery Schemes in Algeria and Brazil

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Monday, December 19, 2022

Washington, D.C.--(Newsfile Corp. - December 19, 2022) - The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced charges against Honeywell International Inc. for violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) arising out of bribery schemes that took place in Brazil and Algeria.

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  • Washington, D.C.--(Newsfile Corp. - December 19, 2022) - The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced charges against Honeywell International Inc. for violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) arising out of bribery schemes that took place in Brazil and Algeria.
  • The SEC’s order finds that Honeywell, a U.S.-based global manufacturer of aerospace, building technologies, and automation products, engaged in a bribery scheme involving intermediaries and employees of its U.S. subsidiary to obtain business from the Brazil state-owned entity Petrobras.
  • "For years, Honeywell neglected to implement sufficient internal accounting controls to mitigate against known corruption risks in countries like Brazil and Algeria," said Charles Cain, Chief of the SEC Enforcement Division’s FCPA Unit.
  • The SEC appreciates the assistance of the Department of Justice Criminal Division’s Fraud Section, the FBI, and the Controladoria-Geral Da União/Advocacia-Geral da União and the Ministério Público Federal in Brazil.

TSP 5-DAY DEADLINE ALERT: Hagens Berman, National Trial Attorneys, Encourages TuSimple Holdings (TSP) Investors with Significant Losses to Contact Firm’s Attorneys Before Jan. 9th Deadline in Securities Class Action

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Wednesday, January 4, 2023

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 04, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hagens Berman urges TuSimple Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: TSP) investors who suffered significant losses to submit your losses now .

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  • SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 04, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hagens Berman urges TuSimple Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: TSP) investors who suffered significant losses to submit your losses now .
  • The action challenges TuSimple’s failure to disclose the Company and its most senior executives were improperly financing and transferring technology to a Chinese startup company.
  • According to WSJ, TuSimple was being investigated into whether it improperly financed and transferred technology to a Chinese startup.
  • “We’re focused on investors’ losses and proving TuSimple improperly shared its intellectual property,” said Reed Kathrein, the Hagens Berman partner leading the investigation.