A cybersecurity research group has been tracking a significant rise in the number of stolen checks being sold on sites like WhatsApp and Telegram, which often results in stolen identities.
The informality and the speed can be helpful in emergencies. But it’s hard to make sure that money raised in a hurry is used in accordance with what donors expect.
Research shows there are ways to fight fraud, but the bill contains very little language aimed at doing so.
Weirdness is a clue about fraudulent email messages. But it takes more than a sense that something’s wrong to get people to investigate.
Recent reporting suggests Facebook and CEO Mark Zuckerberg presented different versions of the company’s policies in private and public. That could draw the scrutiny of regulators.
Congress is inching closer to passing as much as $4.5 trillion in new infrastructure and social spending, which would be an attractive target for fraudsters.
Australians are being bombarded with ‘missed parcel’ SMS messages that aren’t as they seem…
Some thought Dan Ariely’s faked data study might be a blow to behavioural science, but actually its exposure shows how behavioural scientists are rooting out false research.
People who forge their own vaccine cards, or buy forged cards, are already facing legal problems, including criminal charges.
A new study involving extensive interviews with dozens of directors shows that they see their roles as more about supporting executives, not challenging them.
Portraying the world of Yahoo Boys – or internet fraudsters – is a growing trend in Nigerian literature. The novels provide a scathing critique of economic exclusion.
Between £16 billion and £27 billion is estimated to be unrecoverable from small businesses alone.
Countries have adopted a wide array of measures involving a proliferation of fraud agencies.
Because any two consenting adults can get married in the US, a platonic marriage could pretty easily be pulled off. Legally speaking, though, it’s a sham.
Crude text scams, sent en masse, only have to work a handful of times to make criminals significant sums of cash.
A thriving black market for stolen personal data makes millions of people vulnerable to spies, spammers, scammers and hackers.
An attempt to prevent fraud in Ghana’s burgeoning mobile money sector could be a setback for access to financial services.
We studied hundreds of British legal documents and found most were made from sheepskin, which is harder to tamper with than other animal skins.
Here’s how you can avoid a COVID-19 vaccine scam.
Fraudulent sites are easy to set up and it’s easy to get fooled, according to a psychologist who has advice on how to check out online merchants.