Tag: Internet fraud
Based on another project, I have spent two months combing over every issue of Loss Prevention magazine. Being a reader from the very beginning and contributing content every now and then, I thought I was pretty familiar with the magazine’s history, its development, and the changes in the industry over Read More
Gullible teenagers from across the United Kingdom are being lured through Facebook to assist criminal operations involved in identity theft, hacking scams and other Internet fraud incidents, according to an investigation conducted by the United Kingdom’s Daily Mail.
According to reports, individuals are being recruited under the promise to make up Read More
By Tom Donlea
Editor’s Note: Many of the subjects discussed in this article are as valid today as they were when the content was originally presented, while other topics show additional insight into the e-commerce concerns and Internet fraud issues that we are currently dealing with today. The Merchant Risk Council still actively supports Read More
The bust ended on a familiar enough note. At a dusty border crossing in San Ysidro, California, a young woman was recently arrested by U.S. postal agents as she waited to cross the border into Tijuana. In her car agents found the five packages of gift cards she’d ordered from a U.S. on-line retailer Read More