YOUR MOBILE WALLET MAY BE MARKED

Feeling defeated by the added level of security chip-embedded credit cards are supposed to bring to the table…thieves take to tapping funds through mobile wallets to make up for their “lack there of.” Who says when and where pickpocketing can occur? With the chip-embedded credit card becoming widely circulated now here in the U.S., Apple Pay, Google Wallet, Samsung Pay, …

A NEW ANGLE ON CREDIT CARD SCAMS TARGETS BUSINESS OWNERS

In the midst of a money-laundering scheme, once again business owners are being targeted and mislead by scammers on the prowl. The lengths that these criminals go to using stolen credit cards and a laundry list of excuses is allowing fraudsters to get away with robbery. The way this scam works involves overpayment, a partial refund and an unexpected chargeback …

Beware! An Old Credit Card Scam Resurfaces

An old scam is making a new comeback all in the name of chip-enabled credit cards. According to ‘money-man’ and talk show host Clark Howard, criminals are contacting people via email posing as credit card companies. Once these scammers send you a message it will contain a link that they then ask you to click on to confirm all of …

THE EMV LIABILITY SHIFT BREEDS A NEW SCAM IN ’16

The shift to EMV compliant cards was not going to happen overnight and according to the founder of Scambusters.org, Audri Lanford, this ‘lag time’ is a breeding ground for crooks…”Delays in distributing the new cards … are being exploited by scammers,” says Lanford who also states “The problems are that some card issuers have not yet sent them out to …

DON’T BE FOOLED – HOLIDAY SEASON FRAUD ALERT

Watch out for the latest holiday season fraud alert. Tis the season for an influx in eCommerce traffic as the shopping season ramps up merchants do too in preparation for those swindlers looking to take advantage of exploiting weak credit card processing systems. The good thing is the major credit card companies recognize that scammers are on the prowl and …