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Freshmen: Fresh Targets for Fraudsters

Posted on Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Let’s face it, college kids can be a bit vulnerable. They’re picking majors, meeting new people, and heading out on their own for the first time, making them a prime target for fraud.

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Topics: fraudsters, payments, college, freshmen, phishing

eGift Cards: Tasty Revenue for Online Food & Beverage Businesses, Easy Cash for Fraudsters

Posted on Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Sales for online food & beverage businesses continue their strong growth, but a trend that’s really pushing online sales is the surge of brick-and-mortars—including restaurants, grocery retailers, QSRs (quick service restaurants), and other traditional food & beverage outlets—hungry to make a name for themselves in the eCommerce channel.

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Topics: fraudsters, egift cards, food & beverage

He Stole $2,100 Vossen Wheels Without Jacking Up the Car

Posted on Monday, June 19, 2017

Vehicle parts thieves are giving up their slim jims, hydraulic jacks and power lug wrenches for ultra-sophisticated, high-tech tools that allow them to steal high-end automotive parts and products…without breaking a sweat or scraping a knuckle.

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Topics: fraud prevention, fraudsters, automotive

Ask the Experts: Q&A with Fraud Professionals – Webinar Recap

Posted on Friday, April 28, 2017

If you missed yesterday’s webinar “Ask the Experts: Q&A with Fraud Professionals”, this blog post provides a convenient summary recap.

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Topics: credit card, fraudsters, fraud professionals, q&a

Double Take: Subtle Ways Fraudsters Are Taking Your Data

Posted on Thursday, July 14, 2016

Whether it’s a Nigerian Prince in your inbox or credit card skimmers at the ATM, fraudsters can be found anywhere vying for your information. While you might have put your fraud goggles on to see past these traps, fraudsters are constantly evolving and creating new ways to steal your data that might not be caught at first glance. Here are some of the different ways they’re gathering your data that’ll make you take a closer look.

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Topics: EMV, fraudsters, card skimmers

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