Frank Abagnale, the author of Catch Me If You Can, has written a new book titled Scam Me If You Can. In his new book, he talks about various scams that people of any age can fall victim. Some scams are old, some are new, and all have various versions. Surprisingly, hundreds, if not thousands, fall victim to them every year. Here are just a few of the more infamous.
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While it's certainly the future, self-checkout is also a mature technology with persistent, unaddressed problems in need of a fresh fraud prevention approach. [Sponsored]
Experian has noted that credit card fraud is the most common form of personal financial fraud. Statistics say that 47 percent of adults in the United States have reported being victimized by a fraudulent purchase on their credit or debit card, and that percentage is predicted to rise.
“The little blue box is very important—it is our reputation, it is our brand. When people sell counterfeit blue boxes with fake jewelry, it tarnishes the brand,” said Tiffany & Co.'s Charles Olschanski.
"Fueled by the proliferation of Internet use and social media platforms, the magnitude of global physical counterfeiting is estimated to have increased significantly since the beginning of this century."