Fraud

Marketing

How Generative AI Is Fueling the Rise of Fake News and Online Fraud

Generative AI is a blessing for a wide range of professionals, from artists to scientists. Yet, as with any other technology, it can be used with ill intentions.

Business News

'Most Expensive Can of Tuna Ever': A Woman Is Going Viral After Receiving a Can of Albacore Instead of Her Luxury Online Order

There's been an increase in online fraud in the retail industry "particularly related to returns," according to a rep from Saks Fifth Avenue.

Money & Finance

A 'Trusted' Employee Stole $90,000 From a Company Now on The Brink of Collapse. Here's 1 Simple Thing You Can Do to Avoid a Similar Fate.

An Oregon newspaper learns the hard way why it's so important to require time off for employees.

Business News

'They Are Broke or Homeless': 3-Year Cruise Passengers Yet to Receive Refunds Are Pursuing Fraud Charges

Would-be Life at Sea cruise passengers saw their dreams capsize before the ship even set sail.

Business News

American Scandal: Alexander Hamilton's Great Grandson Falls Prey to a Courtesan Con Artist

In a tabloid story that shook the nation, Robert Ray Hamilton was blackmailed into marrying a New York City sex worker.

Business News

Founder of Tesla Rival Nikola Sentenced to Prison for Defrauding Investors: 'If You Mislead Your Investors, You Will Pay a Stiff Price'

Trevor Milton must also pay a $1 million fine and turn over his property in Utah.

Social Media

Ex-Facebook Exec Admits to Stealing $4 Million from the Company to Fund Her Lavish Lifestyle

Barbara Furlow-Smiles used Meta money for personal expenses, including a $18,000 preschool tuition.

Business News

QR Code Scams Are on the Rise, FTC Warns — Here's How to Avoid Falling for the Grift

From fake stickers to spoofed sites, here are all the ways criminals use QR codes to steal your information (and money).

Science & Technology

4 Online Fraud Concerns for Retailers this Holiday Season and How to Protect Yourself Against Them

The end-of-the-year holiday season, a.k.a. the shopping season, is the time when online retailers suffer the most from fraud attempts. Being aware of the different types of fraud online retailers are exposed to is the first step in protecting against them.

Travel

10 Tips to Protect Your Device From Hackers While Traveling

Here are some helpful tips to protect your device from getting hacked at airports.

Business News

Beware of Prime Scams This Holiday Season, Amazon Warns

Amazon is warning customers to look out for two kinds of scams as holiday shopping begins.

Business News

Former PR Exec Accused of Involving Celebrities in 'Fictitious' Campaigns Pleads Guilty to Defrauding Victims Out of $3.8 Million

Andrew Garson pled guilty to one count of wire fraud and agreed to pay $3,754,068 in restitution to the victims of his crime. His sentencing is scheduled for February 28, 2024.

Money & Finance

How the EU Is Preventing Fraud and What It Means for You

The EU recently issued a comprehensive report on the "serious risks" across decentralized finance.