Retail Fraud

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How to Detect Occupational Fraud and Abuse in Your Store

A significant portion of organizations are overlooking the most effective anti-fraud measures, according to ACFE data. For example, proactive data monitoring and analysis is an anti-fraud control measure at just 37 percent of victim organizations.
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5 Solutions to Help Protect Against Identity Theft

Loss prevention has taken on perhaps the greatest scrutiny it has ever experienced because of the jump in identity theft and transactional fraud that has businesses under attack on virtually every revenue-generating front.
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LPM Insider’s Top 5 Retail Fraud Articles of 2018

Popular retail fraud topics in 2018 included the latest update for credit card fraud news, the side effects of chip technology, and fraudulent returns during the holiday season.
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Don’t Get Stung by Fraudulent Returns This Holiday Season

While e-commerce merchants typically have a return rate of around 20 percent, it can reach 30 percent during the holidays. So, too, rises fraud.
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10 Tips to Help Cardholders Steer Clear of Credit Card Skimmer Fraud

Often, these theft events will occur in the retail setting, but there are other ways by which the devices can be used to steal information. Unfortunately, all it requires is a little illicit technology and a lot of criminal intent.

Inaugural Anti-Counterfeiting Conference Focused on Cash Management and Defeating Counterfeit Currency

More than 800 attendees converged to the Las Vegas Convention Center November 6-8 for the first-ever Anti-Counterfeit & Currency Expo (ACCE).
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Credit Card Fraud News: 2018 Update

We cover a lot of credit card fraud news in the LPM Insider. It’s a natural topic for a readership heavily concentrated in retail...
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Does Counterfeit Fashion Fund Terrorism?

From counterfeit fashion to counter-culture initiatives: how the little black dress funds the black flag of hatred.
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The Latest Credit Card Fraud Statistics and Insights

The latest data reveal that criminals aren’t giving up on card theft; they are just changing their tactics. This post provides a snapshot of recent credit card fraud statistics so that you can stay informed.
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Gift Card Cloning

Twenty hours of Internet searching sparked an idea that led to one fraudster stealing $6,000 from local stores and causing numerous customers to be stuck with useless gift cards they had legitimately purchased or received as gifts.

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Get your FREE "Optimizing Your Employee Theft Policy" Guide

Promoting a culture of honesty requires implementing a strong employee theft policy and internal awareness program.

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Get your FREE "What is Loss Prevention?" Guide

Read this report to discover the history of retail security and get a glimpse at the rapidly evolving loss prevention profession.

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The safety of store associates, customers, and millions of dollars in potential litigation rely upon understanding these issues.

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Get your FREE "CCTV, Alarms, and Security Training" Guide

This report shows how CCTV/video and alarm systems can enhance the safety and security of retail locations.