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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 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


Credit Card Skimming: A Crime against the Brand

Credit Card Skimming: A Crime against the Brand

Editor’s Note: The following article provides an excellent narrative regarding the ongoing concerns associated with credit card skimming. As retailers and companies issuing credit cards in the United States continue to move forward with chip-and-pin and/or chip-and-signature technology, many of the issues associated with credit card skimming may be resolved.   Read More