Olympic Swimmer said Scammers Pretended to Hold Daughter Hostage

The ISDA Secure Transportation and Executive Protection News Podcast for Monday, November 26, 2018

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In Security News

From NBC News

Olympic swimmer Rowdy Gaines said scammers pretended to hold his daughter hostage

Olympic swimmer Rowdy Gaines is issuing a warning after his family almost became victims of a virtual kidnapping scam when they received a disturbing phone call from a stranger saying his daughter was being held, hostage.

The terrifying ordeal began Saturday when Gaines’ daughter, Madison, received a phone call from a woman pretending to be with the “Colorado Police Department,” the college student said in a lengthy Facebook Live video posted Monday.

https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/olympic-swimmer-rowdy-gaines-said-scammers-pretended-hold-his-daughter-n937296

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In Vehicle News

From Team O’Neil Rally School

AWD vs 4WD The Real Difference

All Wheel Drive and 4WD are distinctly different systems, meant for different purposes. With manufacturers marketing many different AWD systems on the market today, it’s important to be savvy about what is true 4WD and what is really some flavor of all-wheel drive. Four-wheel drive means that the front and rear driveshafts are mechanically linked through a standard transfer case or locking differential, AWD systems vary greatly but all use some kind of center differential to divide drive between the front and rear axles. Can you drive it around a corner on pavement without a problem? If yes, then it is AWD.

Here’s more Wyatt from the Team O’Neil Rally School

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In Cyber News

From the International Security Driver Association

It’s Cyber Monday

If you’re not familiar with the term, Cyber Monday is a marketing term for the Monday after the Thanksgiving holiday in the United States promoted by online retailers as a day for exceptional bargains.

And speaking of bargains the ISDA has put together its annual Holiday Gift Guide for the executive protection and secure transportation professional. In the gift guide, we include recommended books, gear, and tech.

To visit our gift guide go to https://isdacenter.org/giftguide

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