"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."
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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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.