A new iTunes IRS Scam

Wintrust
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An apple a day keeps the scammer away! A new scheme has been on the loose, so don’t fall for it. Cybercriminals are posing as IRS agents confusing unsuspecting people and threatening that they have unpaid taxes. These criminals tell victims that they face late penalties and will be persecuted unless they comply. What makes

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Keep up with the dirty work: Protect your business from fraud

Wintrust
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Nothing gets past you. You’re familiar with fraud schemes, and you’ve taken the necessary precautions to protect yourself. But, scammers get more and more clever. It’s important to stay on top of the most recent scams so you’re aware of how your company could be targeted. Understanding these threats can save you, your employees and

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Top ways to detect fraud in your business

Laura Bruck •
Business2Community

Each year, organizations around the world typically lose 5 percent of revenues to fraud. The cost is staggering: if this percentage were applied to the 2013 estimated Gross World Product, it would translate to a projected global fraud loss of nearly $3.7 trillion, according to the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE). Fortunately, there are

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