Fraud Trends

Empty Boxing Day: the Dark Side of Holiday Shopping

If you had a successful ride on the roller coaster that is the holiday shopping season, your refund policy could soon be coming back to haunt you in the form of empty box scams. Across the board, policy abuse including promo abuse and item-not-received (INR) is on the rise, and merchants have come to expect more […]

How Networking Is Driving Fraud Sophistication

The top post on the popular Dark Web forum DarknetMarketsNoobs is a pinned compilation of useful links and important previous entries. The helpful post serves well to illustrate just how outdated is the old trope of the lone fraudster working from their basement. Today, no fraudster is an island. Instead, fraudsters are part of an […]

Three Types of Policy Abuse CFOs Should Care About

Amateur policy abusers and those who are fraud-curious can now find countless practical – and affordable – guides to help them as they make their first steps in policy abuse. Riskified’s Dark Web researchers recently came across a $1-step-by-step guide to scamming fashion eCommerce giant Asos for an order refund. The very definition of the […]