Non-Profit Group Searches For Missing People

Team Watters Sonar Boat

Team Watters Sonar Search & Recovery is an Illinois-based non-profit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to finding and retrieving the bodies of missing persons that are submerged underwater. Team Watters uses boats that are equipped with side image sonar technology to conduct searches for missing people in large bodies of water and uses remote-controlled drone boats with […]

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Drones Used To Investigate Workers Compensation Fraud

Workers Compensation Investigation

Workers compensation fraud is on the rise and the financial loss from it totals in the billions of dollars per year in the United States. It is estimated that workers compensation fraud costs the average U.S. citizen as much as a $1,000 per year in increased insurance premiums and extra expenses. As a result, it […]

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Identity Theft Is A Growing Concern For People

Identity Thief

According to a recent survey by the Consumer Federation of America and North American Consumer Protection Investigators, identity theft is the fastest growing complaint among consumers. Last year, 12.7 million U.S. citizens were the victims of some type of fraud involving identity theft.  In 2014, identity theft scams reportedly cost people over 16 billion dollars […]

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Infrared Facial Recognition Identifies People In The Dark

Infrared Facial Recognition

Computer scientists in Germany have developed a new infrared facial recognition system that uses thermal images to identify people in the dark. The system uses multiple infrared images to create a unique “thermal signature” for a person. This thermal signature is based on heat maps of their face and it can be used to identify […]

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Experian Faces Class-Action Suit Over ID Theft Negligence

Experian Logo

Experian ( one of the big-three U.S. credit bureau companies ) is facing a class-action lawsuit over their negligent role in the sale of personal data to a Vietnamese buyer who was involved in an identity theft service. On July 14th, Hieu Minh Ngo was sentenced to 13 years in a U.S. federal prison for […]

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