CIA Agents Collect Business Intelligence For Companies

According to report from Politico.com, the CIA is allowing agents to do work on the side for the private sector. The new CIA policy will give large companies unprecedented access to the US government’s top intelligence experts. Some of these active CIA agents did work for a hedge-fund consulting firm in the specialized area of […]

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Man Uses Online Dating Sites to Steal $140,000 From Women

Law enforcement officials believe that Solomon Jesus Nasser, from Greenburgh, NY, successfully used a series of online dating scams to steal $140,000 from women. Nasser would target professional women on internet dating sites like Match.com as well as social networks with fraudulent personal stories about him being a multimillionaire; a CIA agent; a Department of […]

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Hard Rock Casino Using SAS Data Mining on Gambler Database

Seminole Hard Rock Hotels & Casinos are using SAS Enterprise Miner data-mining software to analyze millions of gambler records from their customer database to target the casino’s marketing efforts. Jeffrey Hook, Senior Vice President of Marketing at Seminole Hard Rock, said, “We know our database is worth more revenue than we’re currently getting. SAS Enterprise […]

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Georgia Lawmaker Wants to Expand the State’s DNA Database

Currently there are 21 states that require a DNA sample from any person who is arrested for a felony. The state of Georgia currently requires a DNA sample only from people who are convicted of a felony, not those arrested on felony charges. However, all of that could change soon. Georgia State Representative Rob Teihet […]

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Federal Auto Database to Fight Car Theft and Title Fraud

A US Justice Department automobile database to fight car theft and fraud is getting closer to reality. The National Motor Vehicle Title Information System, authorized by Congress 17 years ago, currently contains 77 percent of all automobile title records in the United States. The database currently has over 300 million VINs ( vehicle identification numbers […]

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