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Triangulation fraud is a type of eCommerce fraud that involves three primary players: a genuine customer, a scammer acting as a secret middleman, and a legitimate eCommerce website fulfilling the genuine customer's order. Learn how triangulation fraud works and what you can do to protect your online business from it.
Online marketplace fraud is when unethical buyers or sellers try to make an illicit profit through fraudulent activity. Learn about common types of marketplace scams and how you can protect your users from online marketplace fraud.
In the last five years, people have reported losing 1.3 billion dollars to romance scams. Romance scams occur when someone pretends to be in a relationship with someone else to extract money or personal information. Learn how you and your business can prevent becoming a victim of romance and dating app scams.
BOPIS stands for “buy online, pick up in-store.” Also known as click-and-collect fraud or curbside pickup fraud, BOPIS fraud includes any fraudulent activity when someone orders merchandise from a store’s website and then picks it up at the store location.
Referral fraud occurs when a user exploits your referral program to gain unearned rewards. These rewards include providing referrals that are not genuine, creating fake accounts to game the system, giving self-referrals, dispersing a referral code through channels that are not approved by the business, and more.
Friendly fraud is a common credit card fraud that impacts eCommerce businesses. It occurs when a customer files a chargeback with their credit card company on a legitimate transaction rather than first trying to obtain a refund from the merchant. It’s also commonly known as a form of chargeback abuse, chargeback fraud, or cyber shoplifting.