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eCommerce Buyer Fraud Signals

Do you know what to look for to indicate potential high risk buyer activity? While there is a large degree of anonymity online, which fraudsters take advantage of to mask their true identities, there are still high risk signals you can look for to spot potential fraudsters. Understanding these characteristics and signals is a fundamental part of fraud prevention.

With the Buyer Fraud Signals online training session you can expect to learn what these signals and behaviors are and what impact they have on determining the risk of a buyer. This course covers signals present in a buyer's transaction history and account profile data, as well as specific signals that can be identified when using some of the most widely used fraud fighting tools.

This course was last updated in July, 2017 to include over 20 categories and specific examples of buyer fraud signals. Now offered in HTML5 and compatible with all mobile devices.

Key Concepts Covered:

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After completing this course you should be able to answer and discuss the following questions:
(1) What are the four main types of buyer fraud and how do they differ? (2) What are the general guidelines for identifying high risk buyers? (3) What indications in a buyers profile or purchasing patterns signal high risk? (4) What signals can my fraud tools provide that may indicate increased risk? (5) What type of activity or signals can we expect to see with Card Testing, Account Takeover and First Party (Friendly) Fraud?

Training Objectives:  (1) Understand the various methods and ways buyers can commit fraud online. (2) Identify the risky behaviors that good buyers typically don’t show (3) Be able to define and discuss 20+ types or categories of buyer fraud signals that are often seen in the Customer Not Present channel.

Expected time to complete training: 90-120 minutes (includes quizzes and exam)

Course Applicability:

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Prerequisites: This is an intermediate level course building off fundamental information about credit card payments and fraud in the Customer Not Present channel, concepts covered in the Introduction to eCommerce Credit Card Payments and Introduction to Fraud Fundamentals courses.

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Enroll Now for $120 This training course is available online and can be started today.

Enrollment is easy and takes just a few minutes. You'll first need an account in our online training portal which can be created here. This free account can then be used to register for any of The Fraud Practice's online training courses or certification programs. With lessons available online 24x7, you are able to begin the Buyer Fraud Signals online training course immediately after enrolling.

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Course Availability: Online, In-House and Webinar

Pricing & Online Enrollment: Take this course for only $120 by Enrolling Now.

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Buyer Fraud Signals Online Training Course

The eCommerce Buyer Fraud online training course outlines many different signals that high risk buyers may show by looking at factors such as their account activity, profile data, behavior and other signals that can be seen when using different anti-fraud tools and techniques.

Taking this course provides 1 Fraud Related Continuing Profession Education (CPE) credit for maintaing CFE credentials with the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE). Find out more.

I really liked the Buyer Fraud Signals course, it was very informative.

D. England
Fraud Prevention & Payments Services Manager, MonaVie