22 Nov Money and Credit Card Fraud
Money and Credit Card Fraud
Counterfeit money and credit cards continue to plague the small business community.
For suggested credit card and check procedures to help reduce fraud, visit http://www.sonoma-county.org/crimecrushers/Creditcard_fraud.htm
For information on how to spot and report fake money, visit http://www.creditfederal.com/counterfeit-money.html or in the US call your local police or Secret Service office.
For an article from the Canadian Medicine Hat Police Service that deals with fraud, visit http://www.medicinehatpolice.com/crimprev4biv.html
For an example of a UV Keychain light sold in France that can be used to detect counterfeit money,
For an interesting article from the United Kingdom about “skimming” credit card numbers, visit http://money.msn.co.uk/Bank_Plan/Banking/decisioncentres/financialprivacy/CreditCardSkimming/Default.asp
For a $29.00 self-study bookkeeper course on “Mastering Internal Controls and Fraud Prevention,” written by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, visit http://www.aipb.com/continuing_education_files/continui_Internal_controls.html. This five section book include: employee inventory theft, preventing employee theft, check fraud, credit card fraud, and how vendors can cheat you.