According to a recent report by Trend Micro, the majority of cyber criminals in Japan request payment through gift cards.
Meanwhile, an Apple Store employee in New York was recently arrested for using fraudulent credit card details to buy almost $1 million worth of Apple gift cards.
Credit card fraud is widely understood but how many consumers are aware of gift card fraud?
Listen to our latest Security Slice podcast and hear Tim Erlin, Craig Young and Lane Thames discuss why gift cards and cyber criminals go hand in hand, why some retailers may benefit from illegal gift card purchases, and how retailers can protect consumers from gift card fraud.
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