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4 Insights Into the Mind of an Online Fraudster

You know the saying “keep your friends close, and your enemies closer?” Fraudulent buyers are the enemy of everyone online, and can easily wipe out a month’s worth of profit in one fell swoop.

But have you ever tried to get inside the head of a fraudster? We know they want to order parts with stolen card information, but they also want to do so as safely and efficiently as possible. Knowing a fraudster’s thought process while they place a fraud order can help you recognize the risk when it arises.

With a powerful Fraud Score tool on your side, it’s a lot easier to spot risky orders and avoid them. Use these tricks to spot a fraudulent order every time one comes in.

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5 Unbelievable Examples of Orders that Looked Fraudulent but Weren’t

Dealing with fraud can be any parts department’s nightmare. With expensive parts that are heavy with high-cost shipping, fraudulent orders can incur huge losses for your dealership. At the same time, refusing to sell to genuine customers that happen to raise a lot of fraud red flags can cost you sales and customers.

It’s a tough line to balance. Some dealerships will play it safe and refuse business to someone based on a fraud score. And while you need to be careful about who you sell to, sometimes those fraud scores don’t tell the whole truth about a customer.

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7 Essential Practices to Avoid Online Fraud

Every time a fraudulent order goes though, you might as well be throwing money down the drain. Sadly, dealing with fraudulent orders is one of those unfortunate downsides of eCommerce—especially if you’re not sure how to counter them and protect your assets.

But fraudsters aren’t unstoppable, and you shouldn’t have to give in to their tricks. Fraudulent orders tend to raise some red flags, but the more safety systems you have in place, the better. Learn how you can avoid fraudulent orders from the start by setting up a smart ordering system to weed out the fakes.

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How to NOT Get Hacked When Selling Auto Parts Online

Ever heard of the Home Depot fraud of 2014? 56 million shoppers’ credit card numbers were stolen, making it the single largest known credit card theft in history. That’s right—even larger than the Target credit card heist of 40 million credit cards in 2013.

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Top 5 Red Flags for Online Fraud

Who loves being a victim of online fraud? That’s right: no one. Online retailers are facing record high risks and losing billions of dollars each year from internet-savvy thieves and their credit card fraud. But these fraudsters aren’t invincible, and any shrewd business can stop credit card fraud in its tracks. Here are a few tips to make sure you’re not about to become their next victim.

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How Fraud Service Works


What is Fraud Service?

Fraud Service is an informative tool that helps you gauge risk involved with orders before processing them. This provides a numerical risk assessment and the fraud details identify areas of concern based on the criteria examined.

How does Fraud Service benefit my business?

Every placed order will now be assigned a Risk Level of Low, Medium, or High, and will have a fraud score and accompanying details. This feature is another tool to help you decide whether an order may be fraudulent and reduce losses due to chargeback claims.

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How to adjust your AVS settings

The Address Verification System (AVS) is a system used to verify the address of a person claiming to own a credit card. The system will check the billing address of the credit card provided by the user with the address on file at the credit card company. The other security features for the credit card include the CVV2 number.

AVS is used when the merchant verifies credit card data, such as billing address and zip code, against the Visa/MasterCard billing information of the cardholder. AVS verifies that the billing address of the credit or debit card matches

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