Tag: stolen card


Fundamentals of Credit Card Skimmer Fraud

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 by which the devices can be used to steal information from card owners for criminal purposes. Unfortunately, all it requires   Read More


Gift Card Cloning

Gift Card Cloning

While effective in driving sales, gift cards have also caused fraud headaches for retailers for years. Gift card fraud can range from physical theft to gift card cloning to exploiting errors on the merchant side. One newer gift card scam involves gift card cloning.

To clone a gift card, thieves steal   Read More


Credit Card Fraud Goes Online for the Holiday Season

Credit Card Fraud Goes Online for the Holiday Season

Final numbers aren’t in, but Black Friday 2016 appears to have exceeded predictions. And Cyber Monday is projected to be the biggest in history, with sales reaching $3.3 billion. But with the holiday season comes another, more sobering statistic: credit card fraud and its many new iterations are expected to   Read More


The Daily Pulse of Loss Prevention

This magazine launched a comprehensive new digital technology platform last year that offers our digital subscribers a wide array of compelling daily content. Our “Breaking News” content highlights the stories and critical events that affect the industry on a daily basis, sorting through the mountain of available news to bring   Read More