Retail Fraud

What Do the Dark Web and Bitcoins Have to Do with Card Fraud and...

In case you aren’t familiar with the terms, let’s start with three definitions: Dark web – a collection of websites that exist on an encrypted...

Fraud Detection Techniques Using Big Data

Deep inside the data warehouses of companies across the world, billions of dollars are trapped in the subtle variations between the binary 0s and...
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Toy Scammers, Counterfeiters, and Other Grinches Are Out to Steal Christmas

Last year, the hot toy was Hatchimals, an interactive fuzzy bird doll that hatches from a large egg. Parents were not able to find...
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Does “Normalization of Deviance” Really Exist in the Workplace?

I think many of us have been somewhere and heard the phrase, “We have always done it that way; why should we change?” I...
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Counterfeit Goods and Trademark Enforcement

According to statistics from the International Anti-Counterfeiting Coalition (IACC), the total value of intellectual property (IP) rights-related seizures was about $1.22 billion in 2014....
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The Evolving Impact of Return Fraud and Abuse

The concept of the retail return is a relatively new phenomenon. In the mid- to late-twentieth century, retailers began accepting returned merchandise as an...
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Credit Card Fraud News and Updates

Many articles in the LPM Insider talk about EMV chip technology in credit cards and how this technology fights credit card fraud. While it’s...
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EMV Is Supposed to Help Eliminate Fraud with Credit Cards… But We’re Not There...

Fraud and cyber security have never been more on the forefront of asset protection professionals’ list of things that keep them up at night...
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Holiday Return Fraud Statistics for 2017

More than 5 percent of holiday returns in 2017 are expected to be fraudulent, according to retailers. That would put the total loss to...
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LP Insider’s Top Five Retail Fraud Articles of 2016

Credit Card Fraud: Two Scams LP Should Know About The retail industry is particularly affected by the crime. In our tech-focused age, credit card (and debit...

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