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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.

Joe Robinson

· 15+ min read

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

· 3 min read

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

· 4 min read

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

· 3 min read

IRS Hack Affects More Than 100,000 Taxpayers

While its main computer was unaffected, the agency has shut down the breached application.

Nina Zipkin

· 2 min read

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

· 2 min read

4 Ways to Protect Your Business Against Employee Fraud and Theft

Putting these strategies in place will discourage bad behavior.

Joe Worth

· 5 min read

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

· 4 min read

Zynga to Face Lawsuit Alleging Fraud Tied to IPO

The 'FarmVille' maker is accused of defrauding shareholders about its prospects before and after going public in 2011.

Reuters

· 2 min read

Learn Nontraditional Ways to 'Know Your Customers'

Take steps to prevent fraud, like checking the quality of your payment-processing provider.

Peter Daisyme

· 4 min read

Protect Your Company From Resume Fraud

Unfortunately, fraud extends to job candidates, so make sure to do due diligence and verify the details.

Doug and Polly White

· 4 min read

Snuggie Maker Wrapped Up in Not-So-Cozy Advertising Fraud Charges

Turns out Allstar's 'buy one, get one free' ad hook was allegedly cloaked in trickery. Now the as-seen-on-TV giant is forking over $8 million to settle charges that it hoodwinked customers.

Kim Lachance Shandrow

· 3 min read