Fraud

Can Crypto Scammers Be Stopped Without Government Regulation?

It's predictably easy for crypto fraudsters to take advantage of a volatile market that values privacy and anonymity.

Ariel Shapira

What Fraudsters and 'Black Swans' Have in Common, How AI Can Mitigate the Effects of Both

Artificial intelligence (AI) can make predictions to help solve issues as complex as money laundering, but how can we build an AI system that works in the real world, where data is dynamic and the goalposts shift constantly?

Roey Mechrez

How to Identity Proof in an Increasingly Virtualized World

The pandemic has only accelerated the migration online, necessitating more sophisticated identity proofing than ever before.

Fired Microsoft Software Engineer Sentenced to 9 Years in Prison

He stole $10 million of digital currency from Microsoft and tried to blame it on colleagues.

Matthew Humphries

Has There Been $1 Billion in PPP Fraud?

A recent watchdog report found "significant risk" for fraud in the PPP. We spoke to a risk-management expert who identified the scope of the problem, and how to zero in on the seasoned fraudsters.

Frances Dodds

'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.

How to Protect Yourself and Your Business From Fraud

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

John Boitnott

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.

The 7 Types of Ecommerce Fraud Schemes You Should Know About

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

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

Creator of Doomed Fyre Festival Gets 6-Year Prison Sentence

Billy McFarland defrauded investors of tens of millions of dollars.

Edgar Alvarez