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News Release For More Information Contact: Ann Armstrong Arizona Automobile Theft Authority Phone: 602 364-2892 ann.armstrong@aata.az.gov   The Arizona Auto Theft Authority and NHTSA Reminds the Public to Secure Your Car During July’s National Vehicle Theft Prevention Month In 2015, nearly a quarter of a million vehicles were stolen in the United States. Vehicle theft is a billion-dollar crime,...

Encompassing All Business Operations Globally   Enterprise Risk Management (“ERM”) is the process of planning, organizing, leading, and controlling the activities of an organization in order to minimize the effects of risk on an organization’s financial capital and earnings. ERM represents a significant evolution beyond previous approaches to risk management in that it: • Encompasses all areas of business...

Guest post by Captain Frederick W. Zumbo (Ret.), Executive Director Arizona Auto Theft Authority (AATA)   Our society is enamored with driving and our individual freedom is often connected with the ability to jump in our car and drive to wherever we would like. The criminal element is aware of this and takes advantage of people distracted...

The Arizona Automobile Theft Authority (AATA) is dedicated to reducing vehicle theft in Arizona. One of our many partners in this fight is the Town of Marana and recently, AATA Executive Director, Fred Zumbo attended the annual State of the Town event which coincided with the 40th year celebration of incorporation.  Director Zumbo took this...

As we commemorate Auto Theft Awareness Month this March we are taking a look at motor vehicle theft trends across the United States and throughout Arizona. Every 45 seconds, a motor vehicle is stolen in the United States. In 2015, there were an estimated 707,758 motor vehicle thefts across the nation according the FBI’s Uniform...

Accidents related to distracted driving have steadily increased over the years. Severity of accidents have been getting worse costing society more money each year. This informative video from the University of Kansas explains how texting alone contributes to this danger.   ...

Rio Salado College Insurance Studies Certificate Program Helps Veterans Set Foot on a New Career Path February 10th, 2017 – PHOENIX – The first class of students enrolled in Rio Salado College’s Insurance Studies program celebrated their certificate of completion in December. This first class to successfully complete the program included several veterans who were able...

The $30 billion disaster Billions of dollars are picked from American pockets each year by what many people consider a "victimless" crime. Most people don't even know it is happening. But it's costing the average Arizona family $300 a year in increased insurance premiums. Of that $300 amount, fraud is adding $180 to the average annual...

Did you know insurance fraud (crimes such as staged accidents, false auto glass repair claims, false medical claims, and auto theft to name a few) costs U.S. taxpayers $80 - $100 Billion annually? In Arizona, insurance fraud alone is adding approximately $180 to each citizens insurance premiums annually. Time spent solving insurance crimes and recovering property costs...

Originally Posted: Wednesday, October 26th 2016 at 11:56 AM by NAU's W.A. Franke College of Business Throughout the week leading up to Career Exploration Day, FCB’s Career Development Office (CDO) hosted a series of Corporate Career Panels. Panels were comprised of representatives from various facets of the insurance industry and spanned across three days. The first two...