Identity Theft: One of the Fastest-Growing Financial Frauds

This was the No. 1 complaint reported to the FTC in 2014 and it hasn’t slowed down. The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, Inc. says, “it is especially concerning because victims not only suffer monetary damages, but their personal reputation and credit may also be impacted. Crooks are hacking into various databases to steal personal information and assume a victim’s …

BE ON THE LOOKOUT FOR NEW ACCOUNT FRAUD

Are you paying close attention to your credit report? As some security features increase when we talk about credit card fraud, so does a crooks need to find new ways to access your identity and finances. The time it can take to prove new accounts opened in your name were unauthorized is unbelievable and with the EMV shift in full …

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, …

LATEST RESTAURANT PAYMENT PROCESSING DATA BREACH!

The latest restaurant payment processing data breach will shock you. How about a side of thievery with your meal? The latest restaurant payment processing data breach has hit Landry’s Inc., the parent company of more than two-dozen restaurant chains. In recent news the company is warning patrons that their credit card information just may have been exposed to theft. With …