Tag "Fraud"

Barclays Latest Fraud Charges

Barclays, has been charged by the British Serious Fraud Office, along with four of the bank’s former executives with conspiracy to commit fraud. The charges on Barclays came after a five-year investigation into the London-based lender’s fund-raising at the height of the

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United Bank for Africa ATM Card Scam

Frauds and scams take no holiday off. Even on Mother’s Day Fraudsters and scam artists are busily trying to part you an your money. Here is another example of a scam that we received this morning. The tracking number actually

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How The Ad Industry Proposes To Stop Online Ad Fraud

Business Insider -The rise of programmatic advertising, the automated buying and selling of ads online, has sparked a number of concerns from brands, publishers, and advertisers alike about wasted ad dollars and fraud, leading to a defining moment on how the ad

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BREAKING NEWS: Verizon 28 Fraud Scheme Bilks Customers

BREAKING NEWS on the latest Verizon 28 Fraud Scheme: Heather Wagenhals, host of Unlock Your Wealth Radio, helps others avoid fraud but recently she was taken for granted receiving a phishing scam phone call from Verizon Wireless. The Verizon 28 Phone Scam

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Gilbert Resident Accused of Multi-Million Dollar Fraud

A Gilbert resident accused of multi-million dollar fraud was involved in California Republican campaigns. Farzaneh Akhavi, 55, is being accused of using her influence to systematically defraud a political hopeful out of $1.6 million. She was charged in a federal indictment of

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ATM Scam Rolling to the U.S.

Using special devices to “skim” ATM data is an old trick, but advances in the technology is making them more dangerous than ever, according to reports from CBS News. The European ATM Security Team is warning about new skimmers that are almost

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4 Tips to Prevent E-Commerce Fraud

E-Commerce is growing new business, for both business owners and scam artists. In order to prevent fraud on these transactions and protect your customers, try the following four tips to prevent such fraud on e-commerce websites: 1. Address verification service

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AT&T Joins MasterCard Battling Fraud with Phone Location

NEW YORK — Banks and card networks like Visa and MasterCard are working with wireless carriers to cut down on fraudulent transactions by tying purchases to the location of a shopper’s smartphone. According to North Jersey, in the next few

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Firm Cons Lenders Out of $1.5 Million – Caught with Interpol Red Notice

Scamming banks and lenders was part of the job for Johar Mirza, the 33-year-old boss of a firm who allegedly tricked banks by submitting false mortgage applications and conning lenders out of $1.5million. The four year scandal led to an

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Former NASCAR Driver Receives Ticket for $15 Million Scheme

A former NASCAR driver is at the center of a $15 million fraud investigation, according to WSOCTV Brian Rose is accused of creating a fake coal mining company to get money from investors. Federal agents launched a massive investigation into Brian Rose after

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