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2014-10-13 20:24:05

Experian hosting Future of Fraud and Identity event during National Cyber Security Awareness Month COSTA MESA, Calif., Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Identity and fraud concerns are a pressing global issue for many industries, including financial services, public sector and retailers. With the rise in security and data breaches, many organizations across the United States are particularly challenged, due to the growth of malware viruses, mobile-payment advancements and the need to authenticate...

at&t cramming refunds
2014-10-09 04:56:05

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online AT&T’s wireless business will pay $105 million in penalties and refunds as part of a settlement over charges the telecom company was unlawfully billing wireless customers with millions of dollars in bogus charges. The settlement, announced by the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) on Wednesday, will require AT&T Mobility LLC to pay $80 million to state and federal regulators so they can provide refunds to consumers who were...

2014-10-08 12:33:17

Refunds Part of Combined $105 Million Settlement with FTC, FCC, and States WASHINGTON, Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As part of a $105 million settlement with federal and state law enforcement officials, AT&T Mobility LLC will pay $80 million to the Federal Trade Commission to provide refunds to consumers the company unlawfully billed for unauthorized third-party charges, a practice known as mobile cramming. The refunds are part of a multi-agency settlement that also...

2014-09-24 23:10:14

Paralleling the explosive growth and impact of the Internet on the lives of netizens has been the equally ambitious growth of Internet scams and fraud. TheDailyScam.com tries to reverse the trend that people really do prefer dancing pigs to security by revealing the secrets of online scams. Marblehead, MA (PRWEB) September 24, 2014 The Daily Scam launched in September 2014, by two Massachusetts residents, Doug Fodeman and David Deutsch, as a website designed to help expose Internet and...

2014-08-30 23:05:06

In today's world, competitors can easily defame other businesses' reputation, such as that of Consumer Advocate Services Enterprises Inc. through social media outlets and review websites. With an increase of false information through the form of reviews, it is advisable to trust review websites that verify its sources. Long Beach, CA (PRWEB) August 30, 2014 Consumer Advocate Services Enterprises has been attacked online. Posing as previous clients, individuals purposely gave...

2014-08-26 08:35:03

New Department, Headed by Fraud Industry Veteran Ryan Wilk, Advises Customers on How to Maximize ROI and Sales with Minimum Fraud VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its ongoing dedication to help customers get the most out of fraud prevention, NuData Security announced today the creation of its Customer Success department and has appointed Ryan Wilk as director of customer success. NuData Security uses continuous behavioral analysis to prevent fraud online,...

2014-08-19 08:26:04

NuData Security Offers New Approach to Predict and Prevent Fraud Online SCOTTS VALLEY, Calif., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2014 Identity Fraud Study released by Javelin Strategy & Research reported an increase of more than 500,000 fraud victims to 13.1 million people in 2013, the second highest number since the study began over a decade ago. Managing online fraud continues to be a significant and growing cost for businesses of all sizes. Nadel Phelan, Inc. today announced it is...

2014-08-05 08:41:26

New Levels of Integration and Multiple Layers of Protection to Combat Online Fraud VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a new Market Guide, leading analyst firm Gartner recommends a new approach to online fraud detection. NuData Security is offering a complimentary download of the June 2, 2014 Market Guide, Online Fraud Detection: A Layered Approach, available at:...

cellphone cramming
2014-08-01 05:05:36

John Hopton for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online It has taken considerable time, but the widespread problem of cellphone companies allowing their customers to be victims of "cramming" charges may be coming to an end, following a new report by the U.S. Senate Commerce Committee. The report found that hundreds of millions of dollars had most likely been paid in charges which cellphone users had not authorized, after third party fees were latched onto phone bills. The third party...

2014-07-31 23:07:47

With the surge in popularity of merchants joining mobile commerce, the industry is growing at a rate that neither consumers nor merchants can keep up with—leaving room for increased dissatisfaction among consumers with regard to online purchases, which can then result in increasing chargebacks. eConsumerServices advises merchants to partner with consumer mitigation services in an effort to protect online consumers from the arduous chargeback process. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 31, 2014...


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