Fraud is a universal term that can be perpetrated in any number of situations. However, the digital age has made finances (both business and personal) more susceptible. This infographic profiles modern day fraudsters to look out for, and the crimes they commit.
The top 10 fraudsters in American history! These guys were responsible for defrauding people out of BILLIONS of dollars. You’ve probably heard their names before, but this infographic shows you what they did, the impact of their crimes and how they were dealt with once caught.
In time for the holiday season, LexisNexis has published information about the true cost of fraud for eRetailers.
The US has been the number one country for credit card fraud in the past 5 years. EMV helps reduce credit card fraud by removing the magnetic strip that has static information on it and replacing it with a chip and PIN system that is uniquely encodes every transaction. Traditional signature-style cards can have their signatures retained and be used for fake reproduction of the card.
The IRS has a known history of scandalous behavior. With Nixon, Johnson, Hoover, Kennedy, and the FBI using the IRS to intimidate their enemies, it’s no surprise that people have their eye on the IRS. Now under President Obama, they’re at it again, which begs the question: bureaucratic blunder or political profiling? The following infographic from TopAccountingDegrees.org explores this issue.
The thought of a zombie attack fits well when it comes to phishing. They just keep coming and you have to keep fighting, but you have to stay smart. How do you stay alive you ask? Find out in the following infographic from ThreatSim.
The latest infographic from Lowers Risk Group highlights data from the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners’ 2012 Global Fraud Study. The study examined nearly 1,400 cases from 94 nations, offering a global overview of workplace fraud. The data reveals trends that help portray the perpetrators, crimes, and organizations targeted for fraud across key categories.
Credit card fraud is rife throughout the world. This infographic from MoneySupermarket lists some of the scams criminals are using, and suggest ways to protect yourself. Always report any suspicious activity to your bank or card provider and avoid becoming a credit card fraud victim.
From counterfeits to forgeries, check fraud has become “the number one way criminals today are attacking our financial systems,” according to the chief of the US Agency’s Financial Crimes Division. The following infographic from TechChecks explores check fraud and provides some tips on how not to be a victim.
There are many ways that you can become a victim of organized insurance fraud. It can result in huge insurance claim costs paid by your insurer and consequently, your premiums going up. Or, it could be even worse – you could be injured during an auto fraud accident! This infographic from InsurEye demonstrates the 3 most frequent auto insurance fraud scenarios to help Canadians to recognize and avoid them.