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What Business Owners Can Do About Insurance Fraud

According to various sources, around 10% of all insurance claims involve fraud. Insurance companies generally pass along the cost of these fraud losses to policyholders in the form of higher premiums. Unfortunately, small businesses, which are generally less able to pay premium hikes, are particularly vulnerable to insurance fraud. To protect your company from losses […]

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January Is the Cruelest Month for Retail Return Fraud

For many retailers, January isn’t just the first month of the year: It’s “return season,” when customers bring back their unwanted holiday gifts for refunds or exchanges. Return season can be fraught for businesses if, for example, a higher percentage of gifts are returned than stores expect. According to the National Retail Association, consumers are […]

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Protecting Your Nonprofit From a Data Breach

By now, all organizations — for-profit and not-for-profit — know about the risk of cyberattacks. Why then, would any nonprofit fail to secure its network and digital assets against a data breach? One reason is cost. Cybersecurity can be expensive. Yet according to IBM’s “2022 Cost of a Data Breach Report,” a data breach in […]

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Fraud’s New Frontier: NFTs

When new technologies emerge, it can take time for the general public to learn how they work. Non-fungible tokens, or NFTs, first appeared in 2014, yet many people are still confused about what they are and how to buy and store them. This gives criminals who understand the technology an advantage. In addition to money […]

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