Preventing Credit Card Fraud

A Complete Guide for Everyone from Merchants to Consumers

Author: Jen Grondahl Lee,Gini Graham Scott

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 144226800X

Category: Law

Page: 264

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Preventing Credit Card Fraud looks at all angles of this crime and is an easily-accessible guide that everyone engaged in online purchases and sales needs to have to become better informed of what they can do and how they can keep their personal information more secure.

Fraud Prevention Techniques for Credit Card Fraud

Author: David A. Montague

Publisher: Trafford Publishing

ISBN: 1412014603

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 212

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Fraud is nothing new to the merchant. Since the beginning of time, man has always looked for the opportunity to defraud others - to gain goods or services without making payment. For the credit card industry, fraud is a part of doing business, and is something that is always a challenge. The merchants that are the best at preventing fraud are the ones that can adapt to change quickly. This book is written to provide information about how to prevent credit card fraud in the card-not-present space (mail order, telephone order, e-commerce). This book is meant to be an introduction to combating fraud, providing the basic concepts around credit card payment, the ways fraud is perpetrated, along with write ups that define and provide best practices on the use of 32 fraud-prevention techniques. 32 Detailed Fraud Prevention Techniques How to catch the Chameleon on the web Top 10 rules to prevent credit card fraud Understand common fraud schemes The one Fraud Prevention Technique no merchant can afford not to do Details on over 40 Vendors that sell fraud prevention tools and services, along with how to build it in-house Learn the anatomy of a Fraud Prevention Strategy

Identity Theft Handbook

Detection, Prevention, and Security

Author: Martin T. Biegelman

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780470444818

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 416

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Not a week goes by when identity theft isn t mentioned in the media or that a Congressional outcry isn t heard about this unrelenting crime. The first authoritative book on identity theft, Identity Theft Handbook is written by a career professional who has spent over 25 years investigating and preventing identity theft in both the public and private sectors. Its rich real-world content includes interviews with government and private sector thought leaders. As well, the costs of identity theft, future trends, and prevention guidance is discussed. For investigators, auditors, and managers.

Encyclopedia of White-Collar & Corporate Crime

Author: Lawrence M. Salinger

Publisher: SAGE Publications

ISBN: 1452265143

Category: Social Science

Page: 1016

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With more than 500 entries (including up-to-date information on such high profile cases as Martha Stewart and Enron), the Encyclopedia of White-Collar & Corporate Crime gathers history, definitions, examples, investigation, prosecution, assessments, challenges, and projections into one definitive reference work on the topic. This two-volume encyclopedia incorporates information about a variety of white-collar crimes, and provides examples of persons, statutes, companies, and convictions. Each entry offers a thorough and thoughtful summary of the topic. Rather than a simple definition, users are given a satisfying and sophisticated synopsis with references for further study.

Consumer's resource handbook

Author: United States. Office of the Special Assistant for Consumer Affairs,United States. Office of the Special Adviser to the President for Consumer Affairs,Consumer Information Center (U.S.)

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Reference

Page: N.A

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Preventing and Detecting Employee Theft and Embezzlement

A Practical Guide

Author: Stephen Pedneault

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780470636831

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 256

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"If you don't think that some employees have figured out ingenious ways to steal from businesses, read this book. The real-life examples will change your mind." —Joseph T. Wells, CFE, CPA, founder and Chairman, Association of Certified Fraud Examiners "An easy-to-read, but comprehensive step-by-step approach that covers every potential area for employee fraud and embezzlement. Great checklists at the end of each chapter show what steps to put into place for controls and protection. Includes real-life examples that really 'bring the story home.' " —Jean L. Conover, CPA, past CEO/CFO, Jefferson Radiology PC "This book is a must-read for seasoned entrepreneurs as well as those considering entering their own business venture. While developed for small business, the risk detection and prevention methodologies presented by Mr. Pedneault are universal to all businesses. The concise checklists provide ready guidance for establishing a complete system of controls."—Denise H. Armstrong, CPA, Chief Financial Officer, Sea Research Foundation, Inc. d/b/a Mystic Aquarium and Institute for Exploration "This book is a must for every individual owning their own business. Mr. Pedneault clearly articulates the fraud risks that occur in each business system. In the book, he offers practical advice for internal controls and illustrates the risks with real-life examples."—Leonard W. Vona, President, Fraud Auditing, Inc.

Executive Roadmap to Fraud Prevention and Internal Control

Creating a Culture of Compliance

Author: Martin T. Biegelman,Joel T. Bartow

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118004582

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 411

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How-to, authoritative guidance for creating a best-in-classfraud prevention and compliance program in any organization Now in a Second Edition, this practical book helps corporateexecutives and managers understand the full ramifications of goodcorporate governance and compliance. It covers best practices forestablishing a unit to protect the financial integrity of abusiness; theories and models on how and why fraud occurs in anorganization; importance of strong internal controls; majorcompliance and corporate governance initiatives and milestonessince 1985; and more. Complete coverage includes implementationguidance for a robust fraud prevention and compliance program,including sample policies, best practice examples, and a 14-pointmanagement antifraud program. Covers fraud risk assessment and prevention guidance Looks at global risk issues, including the Foreign CorruptPractices Act (FCPA) and UK Bribery Act Examines amendments to the Federal Sentencing Guidelines forOrganizational Crime Discusses Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Provisions Explores enterprise risk management key program elements Offers coverage of how fraud and compliance failurescontributed to the financial crisis Includes enhanced principles for fraud data mining Presents new cases, checklists and real-world examples,expanded international coverage, and the latest technologicaltools Shows executives and managers what their responsibilities areregarding fraud prevention, internal controls, and compliance Provides an instructor's website, including a test bank Other titles by Biegelman: Building a World-Class ComplianceProgram and Foreign Corrupt Practices Act ComplianceGuidebook Completely revised and updated, Executive Roadmap to FraudPrevention and Internal Control, Second Edition is everymanager's best resource for understanding all the complex issuesand responsibilities associated with fraud and compliance. Praise for Executive Roadmap to Fraud Prevention and InternalControl: Creating a Culture of Compliance "Martin Biegelman and Joel Bartow convert their lifelongexperiences and unparalleled knowledge into a concise, well-writtenbook. They provide the essential tools to take aspirational goalsfor fraud prevention and compliance and build them into concreteand effective programs." —From the Foreword by Bradley J. Bondi, Partner,Caldwater, Wickersham & Taft LLP "Executive Roadmap touches all the bases on corporatefraud. The authors – both experienced fraud investigators andfederal law enforcement agents – lay out the history andmajor milestones of corporate fraud, and discuss with precision thekey issues facing today’s executives and compliance leaders.The book provides a valuable overview for business leaders lookingto develop and implement effective compliance programs and instilla culture of integrity in order to help their organizations defeatthe challenges posed by today's sophisticated fraudsters." —Jeffrey Eglash, Senior Counsel, Litigation & LegalPolicy, GE "Biegelman and Bartow provide great insight into not justhow fraud occurs inside of companies, but why.Preventing fraud requires a solid understanding of both, makingthis book a must read for any executive who is serious aboutcreating the compliance mechanisms and the corporate culture neededfor effective fraud prevention." —Aaron G. Murphy, Partner, Latham & WatkinsLLP "Business leaders would be wise to follow the recommendations inthis book. Fraud prevention is more than just creating a set ofpolicies. As the subtitle indicates, it is essential to create aculture of compliance. Empty words accomplish nothing. Theauthors, both experienced fraud examiners, have spent decadesinvestigating fraud, as well as developing strategies to preventit. This book is an essential tool in creating an anti-fraudenvironment in any company." —James D. Ratley, CFE, President & CEO, Associationof Certified Fraud Examiners "Biegelman and Bartow's Executive Roadmap to Fraud Preventionand Internal Control is an essential guide for all who have aninterest in eradicating corporate or institutional fraud. Writtenby experts in detecting and preventing fraud in its myriad forms,this book is a handy source for those who hope to avoid thepredicaments that the authors have seen or in managing the crisesthat arise when the problems cannot be avoided. The new secondedition is an indispensable addition to the libraries of internalcompliance and legal officers, and forensic accountants." —Joel M. Cohen, Partner, Gibson Dunn & Crutcher,former New York federal prosecutor and liaison to the FrenchMinistry of Justice and OECD "Biegelman & Bartow's book offers expert guidance to anyonetasked with understanding and tackling fraud in the workplace.Their straightforward approach informs the reader and provides aroadmap and guidance for implementation of an effective fraudmechanism within any organization – small or large. I plan toprovide a copy of the book to my Board of Directors and executivemembers of management." —Lisanne E. S. Cottington, Compliance Officer, InsightEnterprises, Inc. "This next edition is extremely timely. It covers key topicsthat any management member needs to know in today’sregulatory climate. These authors have used their extensivecorporate and government experience to create a practical and easyto understand compliance guide. A superb resource for anyexecutive." —Karen Popp, Partner at Sidley Austin LLP and formerfederal prosecutor and Associate Counsel to PresidentClinton "With executives increasingly on the hot seat when corporatecompliance issues arise, clear guidance regarding risk areas andbest practices is invaluable. Executive Roadmap to FraudPrevention and Internal Control contains a timely combinationof illustrative stories and practice tips regarding hazards in thiscomplex area. It is a good resource for both corporate executivesand the many professionals assisting corporations to prevent ordetect fraud and build a culture of legal compliance." —Barb Dawson, partner with focus on internalinvestigations and business litigation, Snell & WilmerLLP "Executive Roadmap to Fraud Prevention and Internal Control:Creating a Culture of Compliance is a truly phenomenalbook. Martin Biegelman and Joel Bartow have accomplished anincredible achievement: they have flawlessly bridged the chasmbetween the theoretical/academic and practical/tangible. This is avolume that should not be on the bookshelf of everymanager interested in compliance and fraud prevention (which shouldbe every manager); it should be dog-eared and open on thedesktop of every such manager! Kudos to Messrs.Biegelman and Bartow!" —William J. Kresse, M.S., J.D., CPA, CFF, CFE;Associate Professor, Graham School of Management; Director, Centerfor the Study of Fraud and Corruption, Saint Xavier University,Chicago "Biegelman and Bartow have again provided an invaluable resourcefor leaders in the corporate world who have responsibility forfraud, integrity, and compliance. They send a clear message thataddressing fraud is a two part process- establishing robustcontrols and detection measures; and creating a culture ofcompliance and integrity. This work provides a detailed tourthrough the world of fraud controls while keeping the importance ofculture at the forefront." —Ronald C. Petersen, Executive Director, GlobalSecurity, Ally Financial "From the perspective of an ethics and compliance practitioner,Martin Biegelman's and Joel Bartow's new offering is a Thanksgivingfeast. Too often, companies and organizations get caught up in themoment, and don't stand back to examine the cultural,organizational and historic reasons that fraud exists. Biegelmanand Bartow plow that road, and use their insights to offerinvaluable tips in the design of effective anti-fraudprograms." —James D. Berg, Vice President, Chief Ethics andCompliance Officer, Apollo Group Inc. "Biegelman and Bartow have indeed produced afunctional roadmap for the executive to follow in fraudprevention and internal control. This book is a great asset forthose engaged in the seemingly endless struggle to control fraud. A'must read' for the industry." —Raymond L. Philo, MPA, Executive Director, EconomicCrime Institute, Utica College "As if Executive Roadmap to Fraud Prevention andInternal Control wasn't a powerful enough tool for fraudfighters, now Biegelman and Bartow have added fresh insight andadvice to the second edition. With compelling updates on costlyinternal and external fraud and corruption, together witheasy-to-read descriptions of latest fraud-fighting technologies,this is a must-read for fraud examiners, auditors, attorneys andothers—whether they've read the first edition or not." —Peter Goldmann, President, White-Collar Crime 101LLC/FraudAware "Fraud borders on the ubiquitous in contemporary corporateculture. This book provides a rich and comprehensive guide tocrafting a state of the art fraud deterrence program. While thebook is sure to better equip corporate executives and directors intheir fight against fraud, I intend to draw heavily upon itscontent in educating accounting students who represent the CEO'sand CFO’s of the future." —Ingrid E. Fisher, PhD, CPA, Associate Professor andChair of the Department of Accounting and Law, The University atAlbany-SUNY "The book's exploration of fraud theories ranging from 'rottenapple' to the 'potato chip' (can't eat just one!), provides useful examination of thepsychology of corporate fraud that explains its recurring natureand offers clues to creating a fraud resistant culture." —Zachary W. Carter, Partner and head of the TrialGroup, Dorsey & Whitney LLP and former United States Attorneyfor the Eastern District of New York

Personal Financial Planning

Author: Lawrence J. Gitman,Michael D. Joehnk,Randy Billingsley

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 128563313X

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 656

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Knowing what to do with your money is more important than ever. Gitman/Joehnk/Billingsley’s market-leading PERSONAL FINANCIAL PLANNING, 13E, provides students with the tools, techniques, and understanding they need to define and achieve their financial goals. The book follows a life-cycle approach--addressing financial plans, assets, credit, insurance, investment, and retirement--as individuals and families progress through life. The latest updates reflect the most recent financial developments and research--from new tax laws and the latest financial data to professional financial advice that considers the impact of the recent global financial crisis. The 13th edition is packed with new information relevant to today’s students--for example, changing spending habits for the better, knowing the right questions to ask a financial adviser, using tips on budgeting and planning for retirement, knowing what to look for when choosing a bank, knowing whether to buy or lease a car, knowing what’s important when buying your first home, and choosing the right credit card. All-new features teach you to use today’s critical financial tools and technology, including financial planning software. CFP practice questions provide valuable practice. The CengageNOW online learning system helps you complete your homework and achieve the grade you want. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

The Ultimate Guide to Dropshipping

Author: Mark Hayes,Andrew Youderian

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 1483401820

Category: Drop shipments

Page: 132

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"This guide will teach you everyhing you need to know to get your own business off the ground while avoiding the costly mistakes that can kill new dropshipping ventures. We will discuss everything from the dropshipping fundamentals to how to operate a dropshipping business and deal with the problems that arise."--Back cover.

The Credit Card Protection Act

hearings before the Subcommittee on Consumer Affairs and Coinage of the Committee on Banking, Finance, and Urban Affairs, House of Representatives, Ninety-eighth Congress, first session, on H.R. 2885 ... and H.R. 3622 ... May 23; July 6 (Sarasota, Fla.); and July 27, 1983

Author: United States. Congress. House. Committee on Banking, Finance, and Urban Affairs. Subcommittee on Consumer Affairs and Coinage

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 304

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Threat Modeling

Designing for Security

Author: Adam Shostack

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118810058

Category: Computers

Page: 624

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The only security book to be chosen as a Dr. Dobbs Jolt Award Finalist since Bruce Schneier's Secrets and Lies and Applied Cryptography! Adam Shostack is responsible for security development lifecycle threat modeling at Microsoft and is one of a handful of threat modeling experts in the world. Now, he is sharing his considerable expertise into this unique book. With pages of specific actionable advice, he details how to build better security into the design of systems, software, or services from the outset. You'll explore various threat modeling approaches, find out how to test your designs against threats, and learn effective ways to address threats that have been validated at Microsoft and other top companies. Systems security managers, you'll find tools and a framework for structured thinking about what can go wrong. Software developers, you'll appreciate the jargon-free and accessible introduction to this essential skill. Security professionals, you'll learn to discern changing threats and discover the easiest ways to adopt a structured approach to threat modeling. Provides a unique how-to for security and software developers who need to design secure products and systems and test their designs Explains how to threat model and explores various threat modeling approaches, such as asset-centric, attacker-centric and software-centric Provides effective approaches and techniques that have been proven at Microsoft and elsewhere Offers actionable how-to advice not tied to any specific software, operating system, or programming language Authored by a Microsoft professional who is one of the most prominent threat modeling experts in the world As more software is delivered on the Internet or operates on Internet-connected devices, the design of secure software is absolutely critical. Make sure you're ready with Threat Modeling: Designing for Security.

Guerrilla Marketing on the Internet

The Definitive Guide from the Father of Guerrilla Marketing

Author: Jay Levinson,Mitch Meyerson,Mary Eule Scarborough

Publisher: Entrepreneur Press

ISBN: 161308031X

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 238

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The Father of Guerrilla Marketing, Jay Conrad Levinson, changed marketing forever when he unleashed his original arsenal of marketing tactics for surviving the advertising jungle on a shoestring budget. And now, Levinson and online marketing masters Mitch Meyerson and Mary Eule Scarborough once again show you how to beat the odds by combining the unconventional, take-no-prisoners Guerrilla Marketing approach with today’s ultimate marketing weapon—the Internet. Learn how to use the internet Guerrilla style. Level the playing field, and achieve greater online visibility. Boost traffic to your website. Convert visitors into paying clients. Capture and keep your market share, and create multiple income streams—all while saving time and money! This complete Guerrilla Marketing online guide includes: • The 10 most effective Guerrilla strategies • Case studies of the five greatest online Guerrilla Marketing campaigns • How to create a high-impact website on a budget • Low-cost tactics for maximizing traffic • The 12 biggest internet marketing mistakes and how to avoid them • Creative tactics and cutting-edge tools that inspire customers to take action • Essential information on cutting-edge technology

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Online Shopping

Author: Preston Gralla

Publisher: Que

ISBN: 9780789717610

Category: Consumer education

Page: 348

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For anyone with questions about online shopping, Preston Gralla provides an easy to use source of answers for both computer related and online commerce related questions.

Discovering Computers 2002

Concepts for a Digital World : Web Enhanced : Complete

Author: Gary B. Shelly,Thomas J. Cashman,Misty Vermaat

Publisher: Course Technology Ptr

ISBN: 9780789561909

Category: Computers

Page: N.A

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The Shelly Cashman Series presents a completely revised and updated edition to the best-selling Discovering Computers book to make learning about computers interesting and interactive. Discovering Computers 2002: Concepts for a Digital World is fully integrated with the World Wide Web as a means of offering additional content, unmatched currency, learning games, and more. Discovering Computers 2002 is available in three versions to provide the right depth of coverage for every class. Unparalleled online content, extensive end-of-chapter exercises, and comprehensive instructor's resources give you all the tools you need to present an outstanding concepts course.

Credit Card Fraud

Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Consumer Affairs of the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, United States Senate, Ninety-eighth Congress, First Session, on Issues Caused by Rising Credit Card Fraud, to Determine Whether the Truth-in-Lending Act and the Electronic Fund Transfer Act Adequately Protect Consumers and Institutions from Fraud and Abuse, and to Consider Potential Legislative Remedies, May 18, 1983

Author: United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Subcommittee on Consumer Affairs

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Credit card fraud

Page: 164

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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Starting an Online Business

Author: Frank Fiore

Publisher: Alpha Books

ISBN: 9780789721938

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 345

View: 7507

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A guide to opening an online store and selling products over the Internet covers market identification, advertising, set-up, financing, business planning, customer service, marketing, and publicity.