Fraud

'I Never Thought It Could Happen to Me' — How to Avoid Business Fraud

Pyramids, Ponzis and beyond; beware the things we don't think about that can do us in.

Cheryl Snapp Conner

· 14 min read

How to Protect Yourself and Your Business From Fraud

Avoid being ripped off requires prudence, not dark suspicions of everyone.

John Boitnott

· 5 min read

Perpetrators of Crowdfunding Fraud Can't Hide From The Law Forever

For years, crowdfunding has been a bit like the Wild West of finance. But as the industry continues to grow, state and federal authorities are catching up to abusers of the system.

Janet Gershen-Siegel

· 5 min read

The 7 Types of Ecommerce Fraud Schemes You Should Know About

Who knew there were so many ways for people to cheat and steal?

Shoshanah Posner

· 4 min read

Unhappy Holidays! Scammers May Be Cleaning Out Your Online Customers' Wallets.

Fortunately, there are steps both shoppers and retailers can take to keep online shopping fraud at bay.

Erika Rasure

· 6 min read

Creator of Doomed Fyre Festival Gets 6-Year Prison Sentence

Billy McFarland defrauded investors of tens of millions of dollars.

Edgar Alvarez

· 2 min read

Elon Musk's $20 Million Settlement for Fraud Charges Add to an Increasingly Bizarre Year for the Billionaire

Musk has become known for his erratic, off-the-cuff online statements, but he's now paying the price and stepping down as Tesla's chairman.

Hayden Field

· 7 min read

The Dark Web? Why Small Businesses Should Concern Themselves With the Threat.

Part of the problem starts with the fact that organizations simply don't know there is a black market for the buying and selling of stolen goods.

Jim Anderson

· 5 min read

Audi CEO, Rupert Stadler, Arrested in Germany for Potential Evidence Tampering

Audi involvement speculated in Volkwagen's ongoing Deiselgate emissions scandal.

Madison Semarjian

· 2 min read

Don't Let Your Fraud Protections Discourage Honest Customers From Buying

Here are three ways to reduce fraud while protecting and retaining customers.

Kathleen Peters

· 5 min read

7 Ways Ecommerce Businesses Can Prevent Holiday Fraud

An important tip for marketing/production teams: Keep communications open. Amid the holidays' glut of orders, "surprises" let fraudulent transactions creep in.

Kevin Lee

· 7 min read