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Holiday Return Fraud Statistics for 2017

Holiday Return Fraud Statistics for 2017

More than 5 percent of holiday returns in 2017 are expected to be fraudulent, according to retailers. That would put the total loss to retailers from return fraud—for just the holiday season—at more than $2 billion. Fraud statistics for the year suggest that retailers will lose more than $9 billion   Read More


Fifteen Years of Loss Prevention, Part 2

Fifteen Years of Loss Prevention, Part 2

Welcome to the second of three installments covering the first fifteen years of Loss Prevention magazine. I hope you enjoyed the first part in our September–October issue. We will now look at trends and changes in the industry through the eyes of the magazine beginning in 2007 up through 2011.   Read More


The Fundamentals of Credit Card Skimmer Fraud

The Fundamentals of Credit Card Skimmer Fraud

A credit card skimmer is a device by which thieves and fraudsters steal credit card information. Often these events will occur in the retail setting, but there are other ways and means by which the devices can be used to steal information from card owners for criminal purposes as well.   Read More