Phishing Scams – Don’t Take the Bait

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Email and internet scams are becoming more widespread and continue to plague individuals and businesses alike. Most scams attempt to trick the recipient into disclosing personal or high-level account information to be used with malicious intent. These are phishing scams. Other scams include clickbait links that download malware onto the user’s computer, allowing the scammer direct…

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Money Laundering 101: Understanding the Basics

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Money laundering is an intricate process used to conceal the origin of illegally obtained funds. Through this system, criminals disguise the profits of illicit activities so they appear to be from a legal source. Simply stated, it is the act of integrating “dirty money” into the legitimate financial market so that is becomes a usable…

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The Hidden Costs of Chargebacks

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As a society filled with online shoppers, we have grown accustomed to having all our wants and needs available at the click of a button. Over recent years, ecommerce sales have been growing steadily, increasing from 4.2% of overall sales in 2010 to over 10.2% in 2019. However, with this increase in ecommerce sales comes an…

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