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Pro One IASG integration progresses

Brief
SSN Staff  - 
10/01/2007

LAWRENCE, Kan. - Protection One has made significant progress in the integration of IASG, Richard Ginsburg said during an Aug.

Conn. AG sues safe home Sec.

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10/01/2007

ROCKY HILL, Conn.--Safe Home Security owner David Roman, who is being sued by the Connecticut Attorney General for violations including illegal renewal of contracts, said he "thought he was acting within the law and I still feel we were acting within the law" when he automatically renewed and enforced alarm contracts that he believed fell outside of this state's 2004 "Evergreen" law.

Iowa pol in security co. extortion case

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10/01/2007

DES MOINES, Iowa--In a case that has involved accusations of trumped-up and politically motivated charges, a state senator is getting ready to stand trial this month for allegedly attempting to extort money from Reid Shultz, owner of alarm company Security Plus Inc.
Sen.

ApxAlarm VP gets his hands dirty

TV news story leads to personal visit from the top
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09/01/2007

PROVO, Utah--ApxAlarm in July showed that it will go multiple extra miles to ensure customer satisfaction when Apx vice president of operations Jack Inbar hopped a red-eye and flew from Utah to Evansville, Ind., to personally oversee a fix of Billie Jeanne Gilmore's newly installed Apx alarm system.

Betting on self-installation

InGrid scores $13.5 million to further develop home security system
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09/01/2007

BERWYN, Pa.--InGrid Inc.

Protection One files $1.72m stock offering

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09/01/2007

LAWRENCE, Kan.--In a move that appears to be structured, in part, to reduce debt and interest payments on its debt, Protection One on July 12 said in an SEC filing it and its stockholders may sell up to $172.

New N.J. Pro One branch

SSN Staff  - 
09/01/2007

PINE BROOK, N.J.

NTS's ABAT now available online

Brief
SSN Staff  - 
09/01/2007

IRVING, Texas--The National Burglar & Fire Alarm Association's National Training School, which offers alarm training and certification, is now available online. Graduates of the Certified Alarm Technician (Level I) course can now seek their Advanced Burglar Alarm Technician (ABAT) training online.

Brink's shareholder says, 'Spin-off now'

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09/01/2007

NEW YORK--Citing Tyco's recent successful spin-off of its health care and electronics divisions, major Brink's shareholder MMI Investments on July 11 again urged The Brink's Company to do a tax-free spin off of either Brink's Home Security or its armored truck division, Brinks Inc.
In a letter to the Brink's board of directors, MMI's Clay Lifflander noted that the new Tyco (which he said derives 60 percent of its EBITDA from security company ADT) "trades at 10.

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