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August 27, 2012

How not to repeat history

The TSA has thwarted many attempted crimes, but they now have a documented case of saving a life in Florida. On July 5, 2012, two Miami TSA agents took notice of a young woman wearing a scarf over her face as she attempted to go through the security check at Miami International Airport (MIA).

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August 22, 2012

SEC awards first whistleblower $50,000

The SEC announced Tuesday that it will pay its first award under a new whistleblower program created under the 2010 Dodd-Frank Act. The 2010 Dodd-Frank Act authorized the whistleblower program to reward people who offer high-quality, original information that leads to an SEC enforcement action in which more than $1 million in sanctions is ordered.

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August 18, 2012

Navigating toy store aisles

As the father of a toddler, I am beginning to recognize the many dangers that child products can present and how challenging it can be for parents to keep their children safe. While many seem fun, innovative and, on the surface, safe, unfortunately, many of them are very dangerous for children.

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August 15, 2012

Outsourcing phantom debt collectors

by: Motley Rice

Recent charges brought by the Federal Trade Commission show that technology has allowed criminals to hide behind phones and computer screens in places such as Pakistan and India, badgering Americans to pay up on an overdue debt. Many of the debt agencies looking to collect do not exist. And neither do the debts. Criminals scour the internet looking for personal information, or looking to steal it, and then attempt to trick victims into paying money they do not owe.

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