The Social Cost of Fraud


Conventional wisdom in the card payments space is that fraud hurts us all — banks, processors, merchants, and consumers. This virtual axiom is often invoked by pundits and experts in the immediate aftermath of card data breaches, such as the recent one at Global Payments, Inc. More rarely encountered is a deep discussion of the long-term impact of data breaches and the social costs of the resulting card fraud.

Published on: May 21, 2012
Author: David Fish
Alternate Point of Contact: Amy Dunckelmann



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