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Learn the best ways to protect yourself and your business from scammers. Become a master scam scanner.From the author:“Cyber and non-cyber scams are amongst us when we are least expecting, which is what makes us so vulnerable to them. Our Be a Scam Scanner Course will provide you with useful skills to be able to detect scams and how to effectively mitigate these in your workplace. The 4-part course works around why people commit scams, provides examples of the most common retail scams and internet scams, and ways to be a scam scanner!”
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Why do people commit scams? Because it's easy to trick people and it's easy to get away with it. Scammers are hard to identify, catch and prosecute. The sales process, especially in retail, can be easily attacked from all angles. Most people don't know how to spot scams and protect themselves or their businesses.
Scammers are easily identified and caught.
How much does scams cost individuals, organisations and governments?
Which of the below are related to return fraud?
Scams are on the rise Technology makes it easier than ever to reach millions of consumers instantly. Because of that fraud has grown into a global criminal activity. Scams still happen the old-fashioned way, but today many more are being coordinated by transnational teams, including by groups in Jamaica, Costa Rica, Canada and Nigeria. Prizes and sweepstakes, fake merchandising, lottery and sweetheart swindles scams have become surprisingly common in recent years.
Many scams are being coordinated by transnational teams in which countries?
Upgrade your point of sale system. A good POS system will help you keep track of purchases, spot unusual trends, take field notes on customers returning items too often, produce digital receipts, and even validate checks being used as payment.
Implement eligibility verification. Exclusive discounts or specialized offers leave a gap for fraudsters to claim discounts they are not eligible to receive. Through eligibility verification you will be able to market your exclusive discounts in-stores and online only to those qualified to gain access.
Optimize your policies and procedures. Having clear and strong policies and procedures in regard to fraud will discourage employees to give away discounts to those who don’t qualify for them or even tamper with registers.
True or false? Focusing on the benefits and not on the risks could help you get some great deals.
Online shops are safe and you can order from anyone as they are verified.
You should rely on services and apps to assist in screening calls and preventing identify theft.
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