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Monitoring

DMC upgrades its central

December 14, 2015Spencer Ives

MIDLOTHIAN, Ill.—DMC Security, a full service company based here, spent the last year upgrading its monitoring center, including new infrastructure, servers, phones and computers. It's looking into new services for 2016, including remote access control for customers.“The only thing we don't do right now is two-way voice,” DMC president Chet Donati told Security Systems News. “We're looking at it, and that would require a completely different phone system operation than the...

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General News

Former state association executive director sentenced to 2 years in prison

September 14, 2011Daniel Gelinas

WEST ALLIS, Wis.—Marsha Kopan, the former executive director of the Illinois Electronic Security Association who was a year ago arrested and investigated on forgery and check fraud charges, was convicted at the end of June with three class G felony counts of theft in an amount greater than $10,000. According to public records from the state of Wisconsin, Kopan will be held responsible for repaying stolen money totaling $388,053.41. The payments will be made "in the amounts of: $22,880.32 to...

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Residential

Former Illinois association executive director officially charged with five felonies involving forgery, theft

January 6, 2011Daniel Gelinas

WEST ALLIS, Wis.—Former Illinois Electronic Security Association executive director Marsha Kopan on Dec. 29 was officially charged by the Wisconsin District Attorney's office with three class G felony counts of theft in an amount greater than $10,000 and two class H felony counts of forgery. The charges revolve around her third-party management of three associations, including the IESA. Kopan declined to comment on the charges. Kopan has been the focus of an ongoing criminal investigation that...

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Residential

Embezzlement probe at association ongoing

October 28, 2010Daniel Gelinas

WEST ALLIS, Wis.—Marsha Kopan, former executive director of the Illinois Electronic Security Association, is the subject of an ongoing criminal investigation that began when the West Allis Police arrested her on Sept. 24. Police brought Kopan in on check fraud and forgery charges stemming from work she did with a non-security association. Upon further investigation into Kopan's business ties, authorities contacted the IESA, and suggested they take a look at their accounts. Kopan's paper and...

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