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Top 10 US Fraudsters of All Time

Top 10 US Fraudsters of All Time

February 21, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

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.

True Cost of Fraud

True Cost of Fraud

September 16, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

In time for the holiday season, LexisNexis has published information about the true cost of fraud for eRetailers.

EMV: Coming To Your Wallet in 2015

EMV: Coming To Your Wallet in 2015

June 26, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

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.

How the IRS Abused the 501c Tax Loophole

How the IRS Abused the 501c Tax Loophole

June 12, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

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.

Phishland: How Will Your Users Survive the Phishpocalypse?

Phishland: How Will Your Users Survive the Phishpocalypse?

April 15, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

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.

Portraying the Perpetrators and Victims of Occupational Fraud

Portraying the Perpetrators and Victims of Occupational Fraud

April 5, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

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.

The World’s Biggest Credit Card Scams

The World’s Biggest Credit Card Scams

March 26, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

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.

Check the Facts About Check Fraud

Check the Facts About Check Fraud

March 1, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

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.

3 Auto Insurance Fraud Scenarios – What Every Person Should Know

3 Auto Insurance Fraud Scenarios – What Every Person Should Know

October 7, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

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.