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Beating the Dot-Cons: How to Minimize Your Exposure to Internet Fraud

by Deborah Hrbek

December 2000

Published in Institutional Investor, Financial Crime Review 

Practical tips for both e-consumers and e-tailers on how to minimize the risks of becoming victims of e-fraud.  "Online merchants often make the mistake of thinking that approval of a credit card transaction by the payment gateway means that the transaction is legitimate.  Authorization is no guarantee that a card is not being fraudulently used." 

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