- Organized group passing counterfeit checks at local stores. D'Ambrosio, Michele // Business Journal Serving Fresno & the Central San Joaquin Valley;01/19/98, Issue 322253, p7
Focuses on the proliferation of counterfeit checks allegedly passed by an organized group to retail stores in Fresno, California. Increase in check fraud activity since November 1997; Deterrents used by banks to counter check fraud; Preventive measures against check fraud.
- Cigarette switching scam hits Scotland. Walker, Gaelle // Convenience Store;1/21/2011, p4
The article reports on the impact of a cigarette swapping scam on the profits and reputations of retailers in Scotland.
- Watch out for fraudsters. Greenhalgh, Sterl // Grocer;4/27/2013, p26
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Police Close in on Fraudsters Posing as Top Grocery Execs" in the February 23, 2013 issue.
- Why privacy can hurt businesses. Willox, Norman A.; Clayton, Gary // Business Credit;May99, Vol. 101 Issue 5, p38
Focuses on the effect of electronic commerce on retail activity. Increase in Internet sales in 1998; Concern over the risk of fraud that consumers joining the Internet marketplace face; Need to develop techniques allowing consumers to protect themselves from fraud; Enforcement by the European...
- Bureau to laud sales clerks who check credit cards. // Enterprise/Salt Lake City;08/31/98, Vol. 28 Issue 10, p4
Focuses on the awareness campaign in Utah, aimed to help reduce credit card fraud. Recognition to be provided to retail sales clerks under the program; Types of checks to reduce credit card fraud.
- COUPON CRIMES. Holt, Karen // Promo;Apr2004, Vol. 17 Issue 5, p23
Focuses on efforts of retailers, manufacturers and marketers to fight coupon fraud in the U.S. Rise in coupon fraud; Impact of the Internet on coupon-based promotions; Increase in number of Internet-related coupon fraud.
- Suspected fraud at Wickes creates a stir. // DIY Week;2/24/2012, p2
The article reports that British retailers have begun sharing their stories of customer fraud following the investigation of a man who was caught on surveillance video trying to claim a refund on kitchen goods at the Bumpers Farm branch of the Chippenham Wickes store in Wiltshire, England on...
- The instant fraud buster. John Kavanagh // Computer Bulletin;Nov2003, Vol. 45 Issue 6, p23
Marks & Spencer can detect potential fraud almost as it happens thanks to a system which was not only a first for retailing but also a ground breaker in system development. John Kavanagh reports on a BCS Business Achievement Award winner
- Suppliers warned of new scam. // DIY Week;11/18/2011, p3
The article reports of a new scam where fraudsters pose as legitimate retail customers and place orders with suppliers under the name of known names and addresses as well as recognisable order numbers.