Fraud

Triangulation fraud, hijacked accounts, & online scams proliferate across marketplaces - learn how to protect your business!

Unannounced Etsy Messaging Change Blocks Communication Between Buyers & Sellers Members Public

Etsy stealth change to How To Handle Scams & Suspicious messages policy causes confusion as communication is cut off between buyers & sellers.


Etsy

Fraudster Steals $2 Million Using 500+ Fake eBay & PayPal Accounts In Triangulation Scheme Members Public

Fraudster sentenced in $2 Million international triangulation scheme using stolen IDs, credit cards & over 500 fake PayPal & eBay accounts.


eBay

Spot The Scam: Fake Websites, Scraped eBay Listings Raise Red Flags Members Public

Old scam proliferates across web as eBay sellers find listings scraped to prop up fake ecommerce sites stealing credit card & personal info.


eBay

Etsy Takes Community Forum Private, Limits API Access To Protect Users From Scams Members Public

Etsy is restricting access to community forums over security concerns, but will it shield the company from public scrutiny too?


Etsy

Amazon, eBay & More Pledge To Fight Online Fraud In New UK Charter Members Public

UK government secures support from Amazon, eBay & other major tech companies for a "world-first" Online Fraud Charter.


Fraud

Etsy Sellers Receive Suspicious Offers To Purchase Their Stores As Spam & Scams Clog Message Inboxes Members Public

Etsy sellers report receiving suspicious offers to buy their businesses, highlighting influx of spam & scams through Etsy messaging system.


Etsy

Mystery Shrouds 2022 eBay Consumer Fraud Incident Revealed In Recent 10-Q Report Members Public

Mysterious 2022 consumer fraud incident tucked deep in eBay's latest 10-Q raises questions about disclosure & transparency.


eBay

New USPS Change Of Address Identity Verification Causes Confusion & Concern Members Public

New USPS identity verification requirements for Change of Address requests cause confusion & concern - here's what you need to know!


USPS

Etsy Fights Spam & Scams With New "From Etsy" Inbox Members Public

Etsy addresses spam & scams with "From Etsy" section in messaging inbox & reminders about how to spot scams.


Etsy

Amazon Gift Card Confirmation Emails Raise Hacking Concerns Members Public

Poorly worded Amazon email meant to warn of fake gift card scams backfires, raising hacked account concerns.


Amazon

eBay Scam Software Listings Insert Malicious Links In Subtitle & Description Members Public

Suspicious eBay software listings with malicious links in subtitle & description direct buyers off site to steal payment info.


eBay

Amazon Collaborates On Anti-Counterfeiting Exchange Members Public

Amazon's Anti-Counterfeiting Exchange allows stores to share info on bad actors attempting to sell fake goods.


Amazon

Poshmark Partners With Cequence Security To Prevent Account Takeovers Members Public

Poshmark has partnered with Cequence Security to stop malicious bot attacks from compromising accounts.


Poshmark

Operation Cookie Monster Takes Down Genesis Cyber Crime Market Members Public

International law enforcement action shuts down marketplace for stolen logins for Amazon, eBay, PayPal & more.


Fraud

Eye4Fraud Breach Exposes Data Of Millions Of Ecommerce Shoppers Members Public

Eye4Fraud reportedly suffers data breach, exposing 16 Million+ customer emails & data from businesses who use the service.


Fraud

Indie Sellers Guild Calls On Etsy To Address Counterfeits After Citron Report Members Public

Indie Sellers Guild calls on Etsy to address counterfeit concerns, but consider policy impacts on legit sellers too.


Etsy

Is eBay Cracking Down On Scams, Return Fraud & Virtual Shoplifting? Members Public

eBay hiring for Trust Transformation to protect sellers from bad buyer scams, return violations & virtual shoplifting.


eBay

Citron Research Takes Etsy To Task For Counterfeits, Sends Stock Falling Members Public

Citron Research report says Etsy is the largest organized clearing house for counterfeit goods in the world.


Etsy