Fraud

What is 'friendly fraud' and why can it kill your business?

Friendly fraud is a form of chargeback fraud, which is what happens when money is returned to a payer.

Oscar Bello

· 4 min read

Protect Yourself From This WhatsApp Scam

If you get this message from a friend, it is probably a trick to hack your WhatsApp.

Entrepreneur en Español

· 3 min read

Man Loses $560,000 in Bitcoin Scam From Fake Elon Musk Account

Sebastian told the BBC he saw a mysterious tweet from an account he thought belonged to the tech billionaire - but he ended up falling into a trap.

Entrepreneur en Español

· 4 min read

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.

Jonathan McDonald

· 5 min read

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

· 3 min read

How Do You Know If a Credit Offer Is Fraudulent?

If they offer you credits with very few or no requirements, run!

Gerardo Obregón Salorio

· 4 min read

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

· 4 min read

'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