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How Does Friendly Fraud Vary Across Industries?

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

by Keith Briscoe

as seen on for Friendly Fraud month

Friendly fraud — when cardholders dispute card purchases they or someone else in their household actually made — has become a significant cost burden to merchants and issuers. But while it’s increasing across industries, certain ones have been hit particularly hard.

How Can Home Improvement Retailers Improve Their Fraud Protection?

Monday, September 25, 2017

by Ethoca

The Home Improvement Industry is battling against fraud like never before. Why? Home goods, improvements and hardware are some of the fastest growing categories in ecommerce - and for good reason.

Fraudsters Love Consumer Electronics. How Can We Stop Them?

Monday, September 18, 2017

by Ethoca

Consumer electronics are a popular target for fraudsters. Handheld gadgets such as tablets, smartphones, toys and cameras are high in value and in high demand. Despite investing heavily in sophisticated defences to catch fraud and stop bad orders before they’re shipped, many consumer electronics merchants continue to suffer serious losses and rack up unacceptable costs.