By David Khalaf
on September 22, 2022
In this episode of Merchant Risk Live, we speak with Dr. Layla Hashemi, Doctor of Philosophy at George Mason University. She and host Melissa Sutherland discuss the work of the Terrorism, Transnational Crime and Corruption Center (TraCCC), including corruption and abuse in free trade zones, antiquities smuggling, and more!
on September 09, 2022
LegitScript experts share new high-risk trends on the commercial internet that social media companies and marketplaces should avoid for 2023 and beyond. You will also see case studies of problematic merchants and find additional resources to help answer common questions about these trends and how to navigate them.
LegitScript experts share new high-risk trends in card-not-present transactions that all payment service providers should avoid for 2023 and beyond. You will also see case studies of problematic merchants and find additional resources to help answer common questions about these trends and how to navigate them.
on August 15, 2022
Because social media platforms have become such an essential part of how we interact, they are increasingly subject to problematic commerce and other activities that put users at risk. In this 30-page guide, we look at some of the most dangerous trends occurring on social media.
By LegitScript Folks
on July 22, 2022
In this episode of Merchant Risk Live, Jeff De Petro, owner of JDC Payments Innovation, discusses his journey to JDC Payments Innovation, including lessons learned from working for an acquirer and a major card brand as well as his views on compliance and evolution in the payments ecosystem. Jeff talks about the nuances of compliance between an acquirer, a payment platform, and an ISO; current events impacting payment risk; and green and red flags for onboarding new merchants.
on July 05, 2022
on June 24, 2022
In this episode of Merchant Risk Live, Bonnie Patten, the Executive Director of Truth in Advertising (TINA), talks about multilevel marketing schemes. They discuss the genesis of MLMs, entrapment techniques, and approaches to regulating risk in the multilevel marketing industry. Learn more.
on June 06, 2022
Certain business models pose inherently more risk because they can easily take advantage of consumers. In this webinar, we focus on some of the most common high-risk business models, including negative-option billing websites, multilevel marketing, no-value-added services, drop-shipping businesses, and more.
Fraudsters are drawn to the internet by the increased anonymity and relative ease and cost with which they can enact their scams. In this webinar, we highlight some common and pervasive scams occurring in merchant portfolios and on e-commerce platforms, such as fundraising scams, counterfeit fraud, easy-money scams, and romance scams.
Deceptive marketing techniques and SEO manipulation tactics on the internet are both pervasive and ever-changing. In this webinar, we discuss the regulatory bodies that govern deceptive practices and give examples of industries that pose an elevated risk, including health and wellness, lending, fake job opportunities, risk-free trials, credit repair, and more.