Crime

ADL Says Buffalo Shooter Latest in A Long Line of White Supremacist Terrorists Who Embraced Racist, Antisemitic "Great Replacement Theory"

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Sunday, May 15, 2022 - 2:54am

In his manifesto, the killer wrote he was advocating for a "real war" of Gentiles versus Jews.

Key Points: 
  • In his manifesto, the killer wrote he was advocating for a "real war" of Gentiles versus Jews.
  • Make no mistake: This is the same hateful antisemitic bile that inspired the shooters in Pittsburgh, Poway, El Paso and Charleston.
  • "This was yet another predicable attack by an avowed white supremacist who imbibed hateful conspiracy theories online and then turned to violent action, this time targeting mostly Black victims.
  • More must be done now to push back against the racist and antisemitic violence propounded by the far right.

Witness Protection Program Advisory Committee issues its annual report to the RCMP Commissioner

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Friday, May 13, 2022 - 3:26pm

OTTAWA, ON, May 13, 2022 /CNW/ - The Witness Protection Program Advisory Committee has released its sixth annual report to the Commissioner of the RCMP.

Key Points: 
  • OTTAWA, ON, May 13, 2022 /CNW/ - The Witness Protection Program Advisory Committee has released its sixth annual report to the Commissioner of the RCMP.
  • "The Witness Protection Program thanks the Advisory Committee for its report and remains committed to delivering quality services to protectees.
  • The RCMP, on behalf of Public Safety Canada, administers the federal Witness Protection Program as directed in the Witness Protection Program Act.
  • The Witness Protection Program Advisory Committee report is available on the RCMP website.

Demotech Announces Additional Faculty for Its Wrap-Up on Legislative Special Session on Florida Property Insurance

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Friday, May 13, 2022 - 1:37pm

COLUMBUS, Ohio, May 13, 2022 /PRNewswire/ --Demotech, Inc., the first to request a special session to address the litigation crisis affecting Florida's residential property insurance marketplace, announces additional faculty for its June 2 webinar.

Key Points: 
  • COLUMBUS, Ohio, May 13, 2022 /PRNewswire/ --Demotech, Inc., the first to request a special session to address the litigation crisis affecting Florida's residential property insurance marketplace, announces additional faculty for its June 2 webinar.
  • Scheduled from 1100 am to 1230 Eastern, the webinar provides these experts with a forum to share their opinions of the initial outcome of the special session.
  • More recently, we were the first to call for a special session on Florida's property insurance marketplace.
  • Since 1985, Demotech has served the industry by assigning accurate, reliable, and proven Financial Stability Ratings to Property & Casualty insurers and Title underwriters.

Trending Today, Airing on Fox Business, Features The Security Oracle, Experts in the Security and Artificial Intelligence Space

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Friday, May 13, 2022 - 1:15pm

Watch to learn how The Security Oracle's robotic appliances meet the market demand for early alerts and mitigation of all-hazard threats.

Key Points: 
  • Watch to learn how The Security Oracle's robotic appliances meet the market demand for early alerts and mitigation of all-hazard threats.
  • While the best average response time from a human to an active shooting is five minutes, The Security Oracle's artificial intelligence robots can respond in a fraction of the time.
  • The Security Oracle is a Visionary Team founded to be a catalyst for change in Public Safety and Homeland Security.
  • They develop market-disrupting, purpose-built, artificial intelligence robotic security appliances to help protect the future and save lives.

Concealed Coalition and Firearms Legal Protection Partner to Offer Peace of Mind in a World at Odds

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Thursday, May 12, 2022 - 2:00pm

HAMMOND, La., May 12, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The world has changed. It is no secret that this generation is living in an increasingly dangerous society. Life in America is not the same as it was even a decade ago. Gone are the days of telling kids to come home as soon as the street lights turn on, or simply locking the door before bed. When one turns on the news on any given day, what is shown? Criminals wreaking havoc, and innocent Americans left to fight the legal system when they exercised their right to defend themselves. So how can the average citizen have peace of mind when they live in a world where they are forced to become their own first responder?

Key Points: 
  • It is with great pleasure that Concealed Coalition and FLP announce the Concealed Coalition University Training Curriculum and Self-Defense Legal Protection Bundle, powered by FLP.
  • "Firearms Legal Protection has been providing the best legal protection for years, but now we are excited to offer something more.
  • Firearms Legal Protection provides uncapped legal defense for its members who use a firearm (or any legal weapon) in self-defense or the defense of others.
  • All Firearms Legal Protection members receive legal protection against Red Flag laws, and are provided access to webinars, product discounts, and more.

Tracy Manning, Director of Financial Crime Compliance at LexisNexis Risk Solutions, Recognized by FDIC and FinCEN at Digital Identity Tech Sprint

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Thursday, May 12, 2022 - 2:00pm

ATLANTA, May 12, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- LexisNexisRisk Solutions today announced that Tracy Manning, director of financial crime compliance at LexisNexis Risk Solutions, and her team were spotlighted in the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) and Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN)-sponsored digital identity proofing Tech Sprint.

Key Points: 
  • ATLANTA, May 12, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- LexisNexisRisk Solutions today announced that Tracy Manning, director of financial crime compliance at LexisNexis Risk Solutions, and her team were spotlighted in the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) and Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN)-sponsored digital identity proofing Tech Sprint.
  • Nearly sixty participants took part in the Tech Sprint from March 11 to April 4, forming eight teams of experts.
  • "In my role at LexisNexis Risk Solutions, I see every day how seamless customer experiences can and should co-exist with effective financial crime controls.
  • As digital financial crime risks increase, businesses are striving to balance the rewards of digital transformation with growing risks and emerging regulatory requirements.

Kaspersky finds nine in ten organizations previously attacked by ransomware would pay ransom if targeted again

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Thursday, May 12, 2022 - 2:00pm

Across organizations that have yet to be victimized, only 67% would be willing to pay, and they would be less inclined to do so immediately.

Key Points: 
  • Across organizations that have yet to be victimized, only 67% would be willing to pay, and they would be less inclined to do so immediately.
  • Ransomware remains a prominent threat, with nearly two-thirds (64%) of companies already having suffered an attack.
  • According to the report, if an organization has been the victim of ransomware in the past, they are increasingly likely to pay a ransom in the event of a new attack (88%).
  • Over 400 million users are protected by Kaspersky technologies and we help 240,000 corporate clients protect what matters most to them.

Clearview AI Settles ACLU Illinois Lawsuit Confirming Continuity of Business Supporting Public Safety

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Thursday, May 12, 2022 - 11:00am

Clearview AI will be able to provide its powerful FRT algorithm to private commercial entities for security purposes.

Key Points: 
  • Clearview AI will be able to provide its powerful FRT algorithm to private commercial entities for security purposes.
  • Lee Wolosky, partner at Jenner & Block on behalf of Clearview AI, stated, "This settlement is a huge win for Clearview AI.
  • Floyd Abrams, Senior Counsel Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP, also representing Clearview AI, said, Clearview AI is pleased to put this litigation behind it.
  • Clearview AI currently does not provide its services to law enforcement agencies in Illinois, even though it may lawfully do so.

Lumen mitigated DDoS attacks that targeted a single company more than 1,300 times

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Thursday, May 12, 2022 - 12:58pm

DENVER, May 12, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Lumen Technologies (NYSE: LUMN) continues to track Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks around the world, and today the company released a report that details the DDoS statistics and trends for the first quarter 2022.

Key Points: 
  • After a relatively quiet fourth quarter, the number of DDoS attacks that Lumen scrubbed in Q1 increased by 66%.
  • The number of DDoS attacks that Lumen scrubbed in Q1 2022 increased by 66% compared to Q4 2021, and by 32% compared to Q1 2021.
  • Of the 500 largest attacks in Q1, 97% targeted the Telecommunications, Gaming, Software and Technology, Hosting, and Government verticals.
  • Lumen protected one organization from more than 1,300 DDoS attacks more than 20% of the total number of attacks scrubbed during the entire quarter.

David Singh sentenced to jail for Securities Act Offences

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Wednesday, May 11, 2022 - 6:32pm

TORONTO, May 11, 2022 /CNW/ -The Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) today announced that David Singh of Richmond Hill has been sentenced to three and a half years in jail and ordered to pay restitution of more than $4.8 million.

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  • TORONTO, May 11, 2022 /CNW/ -The Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) today announced that David Singh of Richmond Hill has been sentenced to three and a half years in jail and ordered to pay restitution of more than $4.8 million.
  • Mr. Singh was sentenced on May 9, 2022, by Justice M. Greene in the Ontario Court of Justice in Toronto.
  • Mr. Singh was convicted of charges under the Securities Act (Ontario) in the Ontario Court of Justice in Toronto on November 9, 2021, including one count of fraud, one count of trading of securities without registration, and one count of trading in securities without a prospectus.
  • Mr. Singh used a significant percentage of the money obtained by the fraud for purposes unrelated to these businesses and to the detriment of investors.