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The Illegal Acts Exclusion and “Entrustment” of Property

There’s an excellent, but sad and haunting, nonfiction book written by Jeff Hobbs called  “The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace.”  It’s about a kid who grew up among poverty, gangs and tough guys in a rough section of Newark, but who was naturally gifted and ended up at Yale. Unfortunately, he couldn’t outrun … Continue Reading

Fidelity Bonds and Employee Fraud

It’s amazing to me that Nigerian banker scams continue to appear in my inbox every now and then.  After all these years, businesspeople apparently continue to fall for them.  Click here for a pretty good fact sheet from the Australian government on how these scams work, and how to avoid them. Recently, a Minnesota bank … Continue Reading

New Developments in Cyberliability Coverage

If you’re a Rolling Stones fan, you may remember the (underrated) 1974 song, “Fingerprint File.”  (You can hear it by clicking here…“Listenin’ to me/On your satellite.”)  Who knew that, four decades ago, Mick and Keith could be so prescient about cybersnooping and leaks of sensitive data?  Edward Snowden, Bradley Manning, NSA, Nigerian scammers…even British schoolboys … Continue Reading