Fraud prevention works best when stakeholders share information and work together to combat the efforts of criminals. The IPA works with its members, law enforcement, and outside companies to help fight fraud in all of its forms. We do this by working with our members and educating consumers and congressional leaders on best practices for fraud prevention.
Representatives from the FBI joined the IPA to explain how the Bureau uses information from Suspicious Activity Reports and how the Internet Crimes Complaint Center can help companies and their customers respond to cybercrime. After the webinar, the FBI shared the following documents:
As part of IPA's ongoing efforts to mitigate and raise awareness of fraud, the association has hosted a number of webinars, which can be viewed on YouTube:
Safe Online Shopping
Unfortunately, online shopping opens possibilities for scammers and fraudsters lurking in cyberspace. That doesn't mean, however, you shouldn't shop online. Instead, follow these tips for staying safe as you shop online.