Crime

FALANA & FALANA Issues the Following Statement: Detention of a Wrong Person Nullifies Detention

Thursday, July 29, 2021 - 2:31pm

The detainee, Adegbenro Noah challenged his detention under the State Security (Detention of Persons) Decree No 2 of 1984 at the Lagos State High Court.

Key Points: 
  • The detainee, Adegbenro Noah challenged his detention under the State Security (Detention of Persons) Decree No 2 of 1984 at the Lagos State High Court.
  • In justifying the detention of the Applicant the military regime filed a detention order in the name of "Adegbenro Nuah".
  • The Attorney-General has admitted that the warrant of arrest is not in the name of Alex Saab but in the name of another person.
  • The Constitutional Court cannot afford to be used by the Attorney-General to justify the illegality of the arrest and detention of Alex Saab.

ClearSale VP to Discuss Online Fraud Risk at Georgia Jewelers Association 2021

Friday, July 30, 2021 - 1:22pm

Denise will address the risks and concerns of jewelers, many of whom are moving to--or augmenting their sales with--online channels. In fact, as noted in Luxury Industry Statistic and Insights in 2020, Bain & Company analysts have projected that “Approximately half of all luxury purchases will be digitally enabled thanks to new technologies along the value chain, and nearly all luxury purchases will be influenced by online interactions.”

Key Points: 
  • Global fraud protection leader ClearSale ( www.clear.sale ) announced today that VP of Partnerships & Alliances, Denise Purtzer, will be sharing insights on fraud prevention for jewelers at the upcoming Georgia Jewelers Associations ( georgiajewelers.org ) annual conference.
  • The event will be held at the Lanier Islands Legacy Lodge in Buford, Georgia on August 6-8, 2021.
  • Denise will address the risks and concerns of jewelers, many of whom are moving to--or augmenting their sales with--online channels.
  • As the global leader in online fraud risk prevention, ClearSales solutions combine innovative technology with the largest team of fraud analysts in the industry to provide unparalleled fraud protection.

Global Wealth Advisors’ Tom Kennedy Elected to United Against Human Trafficking Board

Thursday, July 29, 2021 - 8:56pm

Global Wealth Advisors Managing Partner Tom Kennedy, CFP has been elected to the board for nonprofit United Against Human Trafficking (UAHT).

Key Points: 
  • Global Wealth Advisors Managing Partner Tom Kennedy, CFP has been elected to the board for nonprofit United Against Human Trafficking (UAHT).
  • I am grateful for the trust United Against Human Trafficking has placed in me and remain committed to providing financial guidance for the organization.
  • Additionally, we are excited to partner alongside Tom and GWA Gives to promote financial literacy to human trafficking survivors and staff.
  • At Global Wealth Advisors, Kennedy advises individuals, families, and business owners on investments and financial planning.

KnowBe4 Earns 2021 Aetna Workplace Well-being Silver Winner Award

Friday, July 30, 2021 - 1:00pm

TAMPA BAY, Fla., July 30, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --KnowBe4, the provider of the world's largest security awareness training and simulated phishing platform, is proud to announce that it has received an Above and Beyond Silver level Aetna Workplace Well-being Award.

Key Points: 
  • TAMPA BAY, Fla., July 30, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --KnowBe4, the provider of the world's largest security awareness training and simulated phishing platform, is proud to announce that it has received an Above and Beyond Silver level Aetna Workplace Well-being Award.
  • This award is the culmination of our employees' desire to live healthier, more active lives and make well-being a priority.
  • "At KnowBe4, we are fully committed to supporting the mental and physical well-being of our employees," says Erika Lance, chief human resources officer, KnowBe4.
  • Tens of thousands of organizations rely on KnowBe4 to mobilize their end users as their last line of defense.

Father Reunited With Young Child After Mother Refuses Return

Thursday, July 29, 2021 - 3:00pm

The two had agreed that their daughter would travel to Colorado for the month of June and then return in July.

Key Points: 
  • The two had agreed that their daughter would travel to Colorado for the month of June and then return in July.
  • It was at the beginning of July that the mother then refused any calls or texts and prevented the father from even communicating with his child.
  • It was a harrowing couple of weeks that transpired when the child's mother refused to return the child after the completion of her summer vacation.
  • The Court ruled that Illinois has home state jurisdiction and ordered the mother to return the child to the father.

TraknProtect Completes OnWatch™ Advocate Program

Thursday, July 29, 2021 - 2:30pm

CHICAGO, July 29, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- TraknProtect is now a certified OnWatch Advocate after training 100% of its company employees on how to recognize and report sex trafficking through the survivor-led and informed OnWatch education platform.

Key Points: 
  • CHICAGO, July 29, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- TraknProtect is now a certified OnWatch Advocate after training 100% of its company employees on how to recognize and report sex trafficking through the survivor-led and informed OnWatch education platform.
  • Introduced nationally last year by Safe House Project and the Malouf Foundation, OnWatch is a virtual, anti-trafficking training service available for free at IAmOnWatch.org.
  • We are proud to say that TraknProtect is OnWatch to spot, report, and prevent trafficking," said Parminder Batra, CEO & Founder of TraknProtect.
  • OnWatch Executive Director Brittany Dunn said, "Over the years we have been proud to partner with TraknProtect, and now we're excited to officially recognize TraknProtect as a certified OnWatch Advocate."

Scotiabank stepping up fight to end human trafficking with new funding for innovative programs

Thursday, July 29, 2021 - 2:30pm

"These three organizations are leading crucial efforts to put an end to these heinous crimes once and for all."

Key Points: 
  • "These three organizations are leading crucial efforts to put an end to these heinous crimes once and for all."
  • $20,000 USD for the Anti-Human Trafficking Intelligence Initiative , enabling the Bank to collaborate with other stakeholders to report activity and combat human trafficking through relationships with the broader community, regulatory officers and law enforcement personnel.
  • $250,000 for the Canadian Centre for Child Protection to support Project Arachnidan innovative tool to combat the growing proliferation of child sexual abuse material on the internet.
  • As one of the first Canadian organizations to join their corporate network, Scotiabank will help to support The Knoble's work on preventing human crime.

JupiterOne Integrations Increase Value and Context for Cyber Assets

Thursday, July 29, 2021 - 1:00pm

With these strategic integrations, JupiterOne customers gain visibility across their environment and augment their existing workflows with additional context about their relationships.

Key Points: 
  • With these strategic integrations, JupiterOne customers gain visibility across their environment and augment their existing workflows with additional context about their relationships.
  • This model must be built on the foundation of understanding around how all cyber assets connect to each other," said Erkang Zheng, Chief Executive Officer of JupiterOne.
  • "Our partnership with JupiterOne is about adding more context to the cyber assets and relationships that ultimately bring value to an organization."
  • JupiterOne is a cyber asset management and governance solution company, providing visibility and security into your entire cyber asset universe.

D-BOX recovers from ransomware cyberattack and announces the gradual resumption of its activities

Wednesday, July 28, 2021 - 1:00pm

All major IT systems have been restored and the restoration work should be finalized in the next few weeks.

Key Points: 
  • All major IT systems have been restored and the restoration work should be finalized in the next few weeks.
  • D-BOX has always maintained a clear separation between its internal IT systems and services for its partners.
  • The Corporation believes that the impact of the cyberattack was limited to internal systems, and that its services to studios and theatre operators were not affected.
  • Therefore, D-BOX does not anticipate that any security patches to its services or software updates will be required for its partners as a result of the cyberattack.

Federman & Sherwood Announces the Filing of a Class Action On Behalf of ClearBalance Data Breach Victims

Wednesday, July 28, 2021 - 10:28pm

Federman & Sherwood announces that it has filed a class action on behalf of ClearBalance customers whose confidential information was disclosed to cybercriminals during a data breach involving ClearBalances email accounts.

Key Points: 
  • Federman & Sherwood announces that it has filed a class action on behalf of ClearBalance customers whose confidential information was disclosed to cybercriminals during a data breach involving ClearBalances email accounts.
  • ClearBalance was unaware of the security breach until April 26, 2021, after the criminals had already attempted to commit wire fraud.
  • If you received notice of the data breach or have determined that your personal information was comprised, please contact Federman & Sherwood.
  • To learn how to participate in this action, please visit
    The lawsuit seeks to recover damages on behalf of all ClearBalance customers who were affected by the data breach.