Retail Fraud

Gift Card Cloning

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.
Credit Card chip technology

Credit Card Chip Technology Has Been Effective at Reducing Fraud. But…

So EMV cards have had a dramatic effect on reducing credit card fraud in the United States. But are there any downsides to the adoption of credit card chip technology?
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Low Tech Still Works for Detecting Counterfeit Currency

In 2015, $78 million in counterfeit currency was passed in the United States, according to a report by the US Secret Service. Nearly 7o percent of that $78 million was created with the use of digital printing technologies.
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Credit Card Fraud Detection

Employees should be taught the signs of customer who uses a stolen credit card. Credit card fraud detection signs may include the red flags listed in this post.

How All Merchants Can Book a Better Fraud Prevention Future

Fighting digital commerce fraud is an unrelenting challenge for all merchants that do business online. To put it bluntly, it's revenue protection.
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How Much Do You Know about Credit Card Fraud Protection?

According to online statistics database Statista, the value of payment fraud losses in the United States rose from $5.6 billion in 2012 to an estimated $9.1 billion in 2018.
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Two Credit Card Fraud Scams LP Should Know About

Because the retail industry relies so heavily on credit transactions, it is particularly affected by credit card fraud scams.
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Putting the Brakes on Counterfeit Merchandise: A Case Study

The trade in counterfeit merchandise globally is getting worse, and US retailers are being hit the hardest, according to a 2017 report from the...
brand protection strategy

Fighting the Fakes: How to Build Your Brand Protection Strategy

A study by the Government Accountability Office, released in January, observes a shift in sale of counterfeit goods from "underground" or secondary markets, such...
e-commerce credit card fraud protection

E-commerce Credit Card Fraud: The Growing Challenge

Just as the word "e-commerce" has come to refer to a menagerie of different specialized markets, so e-commerce credit card fraud comes in many...

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