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Study: Online Fraud Is About to Kick Into High Gear
A new study forecasts a spike in attempts by criminals to steal payment card information.
Make Your Businesses Invulnerable to Corporate Identity Theft
Failure to keep up-to-date with corporate compliance chores can put your business, and you personally, at the mercy of criminals.
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.
Crowdfunding Is More Like 'Crowd-Frauding'
As crowdfunding becomes more popular, there is a risk that most people will lose money in the rush.
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.
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.
IRS Hack Affects More Than 100,000 Taxpayers
While its main computer was unaffected, the agency has shut down the breached application.
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.
4 Ways to Protect Your Business Against Employee Fraud and Theft
Putting these strategies in place will discourage bad behavior.
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.
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.
Learn Nontraditional Ways to 'Know Your Customers'
Take steps to prevent fraud, like checking the quality of your payment-processing provider.
Protect Your Company From Resume Fraud
Unfortunately, fraud extends to job candidates, so make sure to do due diligence and verify the details.
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.
Hong Kong's Central Bank Warns Against Investing in Bitcoin in Wake of Alleged Pyramid Scheme
When MyCoin suddenly shut down, some $387 million in investor cash bit the dust. Officials suspect that the exchange scammed customers all along.