Printing Money: Virtual Marketplaces as Real-World ATMs

Fraud
Management/mitigation
Abuse
Gift cards
Kevin Gosschalk -- Arkose Labs; Antoni Choudhuri -- Roblox
Jul 24, 2019
Webinars

Any marketplace introduced to consumers -- or businesses -- will eventually experience fraud, and if something can be exploited and translated to fiscal value, it will be. One such exploitation can be found in gift cards, which allow attackers to convert virtual abuse into real-world money by stealing and flipping the cards to effectively facilitate laundering and other illegitimate schemes. Gift cards are largely untraceable, thus making them an ideal target for fraudsters.

This webinar examines practical scenarios where virtual marketplaces can be exploited like cash by attackers. It also scrutinizes past approaches to curbing such abuse and explains why the value of such attacks has increased at an alarming rate. Finally, the discussion includes insights on how to treat and prevent gift card abuse. A brief Q&A period concludes the broadcast.

Some content is hidden, to be able to see it login here Login

Blue-tinted background of a man watching a webinar

Host a Webinar with the MRC

Help the MRC community stay current on relevant fraud, payments, and law enforcement topics.
Submit a Request

Publish Your Document with the MRC

Feature your case studies, surveys, and whitepapers in the MRC Resource Center.
Submit Your Document

Related Resources

There are no related Events

X
Cookies help us improve your website experience.
By using our website, you agree to our use of cookies.
Confirm