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E-commerce, Fraud and Airlines

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CyberSource Corporation [NASDAQ: CYBS] today announced the general availability of its Airline Online Fraud Report, a comprehensive study of the impact of online fraud on the airline industry. CyberSource commissioned the study in association with Airline Information LLC. It can be downloaded at: . "eCommerce is one of the most important sources of airline revenues," said Dr. Akif Khan, Head of Client and Technical Services at CyberSource Ltd., "with about a third of all bookings deriving from the online sales channel. So this form of crime is of ...
in which the target is persuaded to advance sums of money in the hope of realizing a significantly larger gain. Among the variations on this type of scam , are the Nigerian Letter (also called the 419 fraud , Nigerian scam , Nigerian bank scam , or Nigerian money offer ), 1 the Spanish Prisoner , the black money scam as well as Russian/Ukrainian scam (also widespread, though far less popular than the former). The so-called Russian and Nigerian scams stand for wholly dissimilar organised-crime traditions; they therefore tend to use altogether different breeds of approaches. Although similar to older scams such as the Spanish Prisoner
Global Carrier Community is Focus of ARC's Fraud Prevention ...
Industry and technology leaders combine expertise and resources in ARC Sentinel powered by Accertify - a premier fraud prevention scoring solution for the global carrier community Arlington, VA ( AllPayNews ) June 10, 2010 -- As the world's larger airlines effectively employ the latest technology to combat credit card fraud through their direct sales channel, carriers lacking similar resources increasingly find themselves the target of fraud. "For carriers without effective fraud prevention solutions, rising 'card not present' fraud means either a disproportioned allocation of scarce resources or simply ... market research, surveys and trends
Leading Colombian Payment Processor and Aggregator Pagosonline ...
LOS ALTOS, CA — 06/16/10 — ThreatMetrix™, a fast growing provider of fraud prevention solutions that do not require personally identifiable information (PII), today announced that Pagosonline, a leading Colombian payment processor and aggregator, has selected ThreatMetrix to help control online fraud and abuse and to drive business expansion throughout South America. Headquartered in Bogota, Colombia, Pagosonline is the main payments gateway and aggregator ... market research, surveys and trends


Airlines Voice Need for Enhanced Fraud Detection Capabilities ...
More rules and increasingly sophisticated fraud detection tools essential to Travel Services Industry’s success warding off current and emerging trends Fraud detection tools and payment fraud losses are top of mind according to a recent webinar and poll of airline fraud investigators. The survey results, released today by 41st Parameter Inc, a leading provider of fraud detection and prevention systems to the Airline Industry, report insufficient rules and defense mechanisms in place at most airlines. The results forecast the continued emergence of new reservation booking vehicles and a shift in the payment landscape. Additional ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
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IT spend trends: The IT investment picture
we emerge from one of the worst downturns in living memory, how is the harsh economic climate impacting IT investment plans? The benchmark Airline Business/SITA Airline IT Trends Survey offers some clues , writes Gillian Jenner If you want to take the temperature of the airline industry, tracking the money being pumped into information technology and services is a good starting point. But to get the real story you have to dig into just how smartly chief information officers are spending that investment and where they are using IT to innovate . Buffeted by global recession, fuel hikes and, most recently, volcanic ash clouds , ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
Supreme Court sets arbitration guidelines
We consider whether, under the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA or Act), 9 U. S. C. §§1-16, a district court may decide a claim that an arbitration agreement is unconscionable, where the agreement explicitly assigns that decision to the arbitrator. On February 1, 2007, the respondent here, Antonio Jackson, filed an employment-discrimination suit under Rev. Stat. §1977, 42 U. S. C. §1981, against his former employer in the United States District Court for the District of Nevada. The defendant and petitioner here, Rent-A-Center, West, Inc., filed a motion under the FAA to dismiss or stay the proceedings, 9 U. S. C. ... market trends, news research and surveys resources


E-commerce, Fraud and Airlines
Fighting Fraud. Reducing Costs. Increasing Revenue. You Can't Afford Not To…. Erika Dietrich. Risk Services Director. Retail Decisions. April 2008 ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Fighting Consumer Fraud: New Tools of the Trade
FTC attorneys send the operators of these sites an e-mail message ..... consumers fear commerce on the Internet due to fraud. .... including deceptive airline flight offers pitched to immigrants, and a new type of scam ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
American Airlines v. Wolens, 513 U.S. 219 (1995).
NOTICE: This opinion is subject to formal revision before publication in the preliminary print of the United States Reports. Readers are requested to notify the Reporter of Decisions, Supreme Court of the United States, Washington, D.C. 20543, of any typographical or other formal errors, in order that corrections may be made before the preliminary print goes to press. SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES No. 93-1286 [ January 18, 1995 ] Justice Ginsburg delivered the opinion of the Court. Until 1978, the Federal Aviation Act of 1958 (FAA), 72 Stat. 731, as amended, 49 U. S. C. App. §1301 et seq. (1988 ed. and Supp. V), ...
What is the prosecution rate for credit card fraud?
My first experience with "Debit Card Fraud" happened in August 1997. I get paid once a month, so I pay all my bills by the 5th of each month. This month, I had done that and paid out approximately $1,400, leaving me with about $400 for the rest of the month. Well, on August 6, 1997, I received approximately nine envelopes from Southwest Airlines, all addressed to me at my current address (I thought this was very weird because I had not had any type of contact or business with Southwest). I opened each envelope and found an itinerary for several individuals (unknown to me). These itineraries indicated these individuals ...
Google Answers: Screen-scraping laws in India
Screen-scraping is a process by which content can be pulled off a website/ecommerce engine on the internet using robot/crawler scripts and can then be used on one's portal for end consumers to search/look on. This technique is useful in aggregating required information from many portals/ecommerce websites and presenting them to the end user as a more comprehensive search result. My questions are: 1) What do the Indian IT/IPR Laws say about screen-scraping or related technique s of content aggregation from multiple websites? 2) If the screenscraping portal acknowledges and references the URL of the sites/portals from ...