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California county sues ADT, may have industry repercussions

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03/06/2008

MARTINEZ, Calif.--A Contra Costa county district attorney and an industry attorney agree that security dealers should keep an eye on a lawsuit filed last week, which claims ADT is violating California and federal laws because its contracts do not disclose all potential consumer costs.

Devcon layoffs save $1.2m

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03/01/2008

BOCA RATON, Fla.--Calling it "a sign of progress for the company," Devcon International president Robert Farenhem on Jan.

CES in Chicago acquires ABC, Robinson to stay

SSN Staff  - 
03/01/2008

LONG GROVE, Ill.--Central Electronic Security, an alarm company based here, increased its Chicago-area footprint with the acquisition of ABC Security.

ASG goes to Eastern Shore

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03/01/2008

BELTSVILLE, Md.--In what ASG Security called a "model tuck-in acquisition," the company announced Jan.

Brink's has good news in 4th quarter, CEO touts commercial business

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SSN Staff  - 
03/01/2008

RICHMOND, Va.--In a far-ranging conference call on Jan.

Defender arm-in-arm with governor

Indiana security firm to create 1,100 jobs, gets financial incentives from state
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03/01/2008

INDIANAPOLIS--Dave Lindsey, president of Defender Direct, the "first or second" largest ADT dealer in the country, joined with Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels on Jan.

At Brink's: More shareholder demands

Steel Partners joins the chorus of hedge funds writing letters to Brink's. Latest missive advises CEO to: 'Spin off, sell, and while you're at it, buy more shares'
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03/01/2008

NEW YORK--Another letter of demands landed in Brink's chief executive officer Michael Dan's mailbox Jan. 9, this time from Steel Partners, a hedge fund here that owns 6.

Spanking verdict reversed

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03/01/2008

ANAHEIM, Calif.--Alarm One, an alarm company successfully sued in 2006 for $1.

Pro One expands marketing efforts

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02/01/2008

LAWRENCE, Kan.--In a move that is "directly tied to furthering company efforts to increase growth and retention" Protection One announced in December it's expanding its marketing operations and added two new senior staff members.

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SSN News Poll January 2018

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