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How Much Do You Know about Credit Card Fraud?

How Much Do You Know about Credit Card Fraud?

Credit card fraud is defined by Wikipedia as “a wide-ranging term for theft and fraud committed using or involving a payment card, such as a credit card or debit card as a fraudulent source of funds in a transaction. The purpose may be to obtain goods without paying, or to   Read More


A Practical Guide to Online Fraud Investigations

A Practical Guide to Online Fraud Investigations

Criminals use many online venues to sell stolen merchandise. eBay strives to be the Internet industry leader in online fraud investigations in the effort to combat occurrences through our Global Asset Protection team that effectively partners with over 300 retailers to proactively identify and remove stolen property listed on our   Read More


A Brief History of Loss Prevention

A Brief History of Loss Prevention

The history of loss prevention reflects the dynamic nature of the industry and shows how it has risen in importance in the retail world since its inception. Back in the Sixties, retailers called the departments that were engaged to impact loss security. Many of the practitioners in those departments fit   Read More


Credit Card Fraud: Some Bad Guys DO Get Caught

Credit Card Fraud: Some Bad Guys DO Get Caught

Kamali Rives of Lilburn, Georgia, and his partners ran multiple credit card fraud and identity theft schemes and ultimately stole over $2 million dollars. Rives made a prosperous living for years victimizing hundreds of people. He used stolen identities to open bank accounts, write bad checks, take out fraudulent loans   Read More