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Google Leads $75 Million Investment in Phone Fraud Startup
Fraud

Google Leads $75 Million Investment in Phone Fraud Startup

Pindrop, founded in 2011, is a voice security company that combats fraud by analyzing and assigning risk to phone calls.
Robert Hackett
'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli Arrested on Securities Fraud Charges
News and Trends

'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli Arrested on Securities Fraud Charges

The CEO of Turing Pharmaceuticals became infamous earlier this year when he drastically raised the price of a drug taken by AIDS patients.
Geoffrey Smith
5 Ways to Have Yourself a Secure Little Online Shopping Season
Holiday Shopping

5 Ways to Have Yourself a Secure Little Online Shopping Season

As criminals continue to evolve their tactics to steal personal and private information, it's becoming more difficult to identify holiday fraud.
Grayson Milbourne
4 Ways Advertising Agencies Can Protect Themselves From Click Fraud
Pay-Per-Click

4 Ways Advertising Agencies Can Protect Themselves From Click Fraud

When click fraud strikes, it runs rampant, devouring budgets and negatively impacting performance. Here's how to protect yourself.
Eli Martin
Study: Online Fraud Is About to Kick Into High Gear
Holiday Shopping

Study: Online Fraud Is About to Kick Into High Gear

A new study forecasts a spike in attempts by criminals to steal payment card information.
Make Your Businesses Invulnerable to Corporate Identity Theft
Identity Theft

Make Your Businesses Invulnerable to Corporate Identity Theft

Failure to keep up-to-date with corporate compliance chores can put your business, and you personally, at the mercy of criminals.
Jennifer Friedman
Meet the Rebels Who Bend the Rules and Play to Win
Entrepreneurial Spirit

Meet the Rebels Who Bend the Rules and Play to Win

Rejection -- who cares? Naysayers -- screw 'em. Entrepreneurship isn't just about business. it's about rebellion.
Crowdfunding Is More Like 'Crowd-Frauding'
Crowdfunding

Crowdfunding Is More Like 'Crowd-Frauding'

As crowdfunding becomes more popular, there is a risk that most people will lose money in the rush.
Vin Gupta
Paging Cindy, If She Exists. (And Why It's Important If She Doesn't.)
Fraud

Paging Cindy, If She Exists. (And Why It's Important If She Doesn't.)

The Internet has flattened the world, but also is fraught with danger. Luckily, the Web has tools to protect yourself and your business.
Issamar Ginzberg
In Landmark Move, FTC Takes Action Against Kickstarter Campaign Fraud
Crowdfunding

In Landmark Move, FTC Takes Action Against Kickstarter Campaign Fraud

A project creator was charged with using 'unfair or deceptive acts' to raise more than $120,000 on the crowdfunding platform, which he allegedly spent on personal expenses.
Laura Entis
IRS Hack Affects More Than 100,000 Taxpayers
Security

IRS Hack Affects More Than 100,000 Taxpayers

While its main computer was unaffected, the agency has shut down the breached application.
Nina Zipkin
Serial Entrepreneur Arrested for Scamming CrossFit Investors
Fraud

Serial Entrepreneur Arrested for Scamming CrossFit Investors

Josh Newman is known for his work in venture capital, film and fitness – and now, allegedly, for defrauding investors.
Kate Taylor
4 Ways to Protect Your Business Against Employee Fraud and Theft
Ask the Money Guy

4 Ways to Protect Your Business Against Employee Fraud and Theft

Putting these strategies in place will discourage bad behavior.
4 Reasons Merchants Should Make the Switch to EMV Now
Point of Sale Systems

4 Reasons Merchants Should Make the Switch to EMV Now

Later this year, the more secure point-of-sale terminals will be required by law and most likely expected by consumers.
Tyler Vaughey